Kapsabet High School has emerged as the top school in the list of top performing high schools in Kenya following the release of the 2021 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination.
The school produced the best mean grade and highest number of university qualifiers. It had a mean score of 10.688, up from the 10.5 it scored last year.
Its entire class of 461 students who sat for KCSE at Kapsabet High attained the minimum university qualifying grade of C+ (plus) and above with 104 candidates scored straight A grades. 191 other candidates at Kapsabet High School scored a mean grade of A- (minus), 99 B+ (plus), 54 B (plain) and 12 B- (minus) and one C+ (plus).
Kenya High School was second in the country. It had 64 students scoring As, 130 A-, 70 with B+, 36 with B, 18 with B-, 12 C+, one C and one C-.
Alliance Girls was third with 59 candidates who scored a mean grade of A plain out of the total candidature of 470. Some 126 other candidates scored A-.
Kagumo High School in Nyeri County recorded a mean score of 9.78, an improvement from 9.41 mean last year. The school also managed to produce 40 candidates with straight As. Out of the 349 candidates who sat for the exams last month, 98 posted A minus.
Light Academy, Nairobi, with a candidature of 137, posted a mean score of 9.61. The school had 22 students scoring As.
Other top performers were as follows:
Moi Girls Eldoret had a mean score of 9.504
Friends School Kamusinga had a mean score of 9.6186.
Maranda High School from Siaya had an impressive mean score of 9.1.
Kitui School had a mean grade of 9.50
St Charles Lwanga School had a mean grade of 8.95 mean grade
Reporting adapted from the Sunday Nation. The Sunday Nation is a publication of the Nation Media Group.