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Number of As go up by 50% in 2019’s KCSE results, says Education CS Magoha

The 2019 KCSE results have finally been released today (18.12.19) by Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha.

The best student was Tony Waluko, from Kapsabet High School, who scored an A plain of 87.159 points. Njeri Barasa of Kenya High School scored an A of 87.087 points. Kaboge Odhiambo from Kapsabet High School got an A of 87.080 points; Anthony Owuor got an A of 87 points; while Natasha Wawira of Kenya High School got an A of 86.9 points.

Other students with A plain include Ezra Kizito with 86 points; Long’ali Chemangat got 86 points, Ndathi Njoki 86, Aileen Chelang’at 86 and Laura Ruto 86.

A total of 627 students scored A plain during this year’s KCSE exam, up from 315 last year. This marks a 50 per cent rise in As this year.

Students with A- were 5,796, up from 3,318 in 2018. A total of 125, 746 students got C+. In 2018, a total of 96,377 students got C+. A total of 699,745 students sat for this year’s examinations, which were concluded on November 27.

A total of 26,597 teachers marked this year’s KCSE examination in 20 stations in Nairobi and its environs. The examination was done in 10,287 centres across the country with a total of 21 cases of examination malpractices being reported and 90 mobile phones being confiscated from candidates during the examination.

The 14-day marking process started on November 28 and came to an end on December 12. The 2019 KCSE results come three days earlier than 2018 where results were released on December 21.

Last year, 90,000 candidates scored C+ and above.

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