Results for the KCPE 2020 exam have been officially released with the top candidate scoring 433 marks out of 500.
Announcing the results on Thursday, Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha commended the 2020 candidates, noting that they registered commendable performance considering they wrote the test during the pandemic which disrupted learning for several months.
“Many doomsayers predicted that candidates of the 2020 KCPE Examination will perform dismally. The good news, however, is that performance of candidates in the 2020 KCPE is commendable and has shown no remarkable difference from the performance of the past years,” said Magoha.
The top three students were girls.
Here is a list of top 15 best and top students in KCPE 2020.
- Mumo Faith Kawee – Karimwailu (433 marks)
- Wesonga Yvette — Nanzala Chogoria Girls (432 marks)
- Muriithi Angel Gakenia — Maseno Girls Boarding(432 marks)
- Wanyonyi Samuel Makhanu — Nzoia Sugar Co. (431 marks)
- Castro Williams — Crystal Hill Academy (431 marks)
- Tarus Chepkemboi Laureen – St Mathew’s Septonok (431 marks)
- Kipkirui Abiud — Lessos Hills Adventist (430 marks)
- Mwangi Margaret Waruguru – Karatina D.E.B (429 marks)
- Bernice Checed Omondi — Nairobi Primary (429 marks)
- Kiogora Joy Nkatha — Chogoria Girls (429 marks)
- Daniel Chris Mboya – Crystal Hill Academy (428 marks)
- Njenga Lowell Mwagambo — Emmanuel Springs Academy (428 marks)
- Jeff Mutugi — Fred’s Academy (428 marks)
- Polycup Kiyondi Ombongi — Ober Boys (428 marks)
- Debrah Zawadi — Emmanuel Springs Academy (428 marks)
The results also showed that 8091 candidates who sat for the exam scored 400 and above marks out of the possible 500. Another 58900 candidates scored between 200 to 399 marks.
Of the 15 best and top candidates, 10 are from public schools hence showing a positive trend in their growth.
KCPE candidates are to get their results by sending index numbers to SMS code 20076 and start message with ‘KCPE’.