A total number of 1,225,597 sat for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Examination (KCPE). This year’s general results showed that girls performed better than boys. Male candidates performed better in STEM subjects than girls. The top student scored 428 marks. Subjects performed best include Kiswahili, Science and Social Studies. CRE and Math recorded a drop in results. Those who caught or involved in exam cheating were arrested and are being charged. The Education CS insists there were zero cases of cheating and that the exam did not leak as rumored. Despite the cheating rumors, students’ general performance was good. Kenyan government spent a total of Ksh3 Million to print this year’s exams. A total of Ksh1 Billion was spent on the whole process in both KCPE and KCSE. There were 28,457 exam centers countrywide. 12 counties registered more female students than male students. There was also an increase in the number of students compared to last year.
The following are top students in this year’s results;
Magata BRUCE makenzi-428
Momanyi Ashley Kerubo-426
Wekesa Naomi -426
You can access your result by sending your index number to 20076. The charges are Ksh25 per SMS on both Airtel and Safaricom Networks.