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KCPE 2019: Top candidate Andy Munyiri scores 440 marks

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The KCPE 2019 exams have been released. This year’s top candidate was who scored 440 marks out of the possible 500. 9,770 candidates scored 400 marks and above. Andy Michael Munyiri was the top candidate. Three candidates tied in the second position with 439 marks. Two of these were girls from public schools.

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Cabinet Secretary George Magoha said that the exams was not leaked. While releasing the results, Mr. Magoha said that the candidates will receive their due results. In the results released on Monday by Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha at Mtihani House in Nairobi, the number of candidates who managed 400 marks and above dropped from 11,559 in 2018 to 9,770.

The exam results were released just 17 days after the KCPE 2019 exam was concluded. A total of 1,088,986 candidates sat for the examinations between October 29 and October 31.

Mr. Magoha added that all candidates will transit to secondary school. Parents can access their children’s results by texting the index number followed by KCPE to the short code 20076.

Takeaway points:

  • KCPE top candidate, Andy Munyiri of Damacrest School, Thogoto, has scored 440 marks out of a possible 500.
  • Flavian Onyango, June Cheptoo, Michael Ndungu tie at 439 marks.
  • Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha said 9,770 candidates have scored 400 marks, a drop from 11,559 candidates last year.
  • For candidates, to get the scores, send INDEX NUMBER, followed by KCPE to 20076.
  • The CS says the government targets 100 percent transition of pupils to secondary schools.
  • He said all pupils will have been placed in secondary schools by December 2.
  • CS says 9,000 scholarships will be offered.
  • Government has set aside Sh8 million to improve schools infrastructure in 110 sub-counties, in 30 counties.
  • Teachers Service Commission CEO Nancy Macharia says 56 teachers are under investigations for KCPE examinations malpractices.
  • Prof Magoha has briefed President Uhuru Kenyatta before releasing the results.
  • A total of 1,088,986 candidates sat for the examinations in October.

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