Breakdown of KCSE Results 2019

CS Magoha released the results on Wednesday

Breakdown of KCSE Results 2019

Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha has officially released the 2019 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Results.

In his address, CS Magoha noted that there was significant improvement in this year's performance compared to the past three years.

"The overall performance of students have been improving since we started these reforms.This means that as a country we are are on the right track," said the CS.

"We promised to conclude this process before Christmas, and by God's grace, we have done so," he added.

He stated that girls performed better than boys in the following subjects; English, Kiswahili, CRE, Home Science , Art and Sign Language. This is despite boys recording the highest number of registered candidates, which stood at 51 %.

Kapsabet Boys High School's Buluma Wabuko Toni emerged top with a mean of 87.159 (A plain) as Barasa Maryanne Njeri - Kenya High and Aboge David Adhiambo - Kapsabet Boys came in second and third position nationally.

A total of 627 students obtained straight As compared to 315 in 2018. 5, 796 candidates scored A- (minus) as the those who scored C+ (plus) and above totaled 125,746 as compared to 90,377 in 2018.

CS Magoha noted that English, Kiswahili, Chemistry, Biology and Physics are some of the subjects that showed significant improvement.

The Education CS stated that 1,499 Special needs candidates sat for the national examination. He added that results for 1, 309 candidates were cancelled because of exam irregularities.

17 Counties registered the highest number of female candidates and they include; Meru, Vihiga, Kiambu, Elgeyo Marakwet, Nyandarua, Tharaka Nithi, Kisumu, Murang'a, Kitui, Taita Taveta, Makueni, Kirinyaga, Kakamega, Kwale and Nandi.

Here are the top ten students Nationally:

  1. Buluma Wabuko Toni Kapsabet Boys
  2. Barasa Maryanne Njeri - Kenya High
  3. Aboge David Adhiambo - Kapsabet Boys
  4. Antony Auwor Ochieng - Maseno School
  5. Mathuri Natasha Wawira - Kenya High School
  6. Kizito Ezra Sikuta - Moi High School Kabarak
  7. - Nong'ali Chemengat - Alliance Girls
  8. Ndathi Ellen Njoki Kenya High School
  9. Siele Chelangat Irene - Moi Forces Lanet
  10. Laura Chelangat Ruto - St Brigid Kimilili

Top 10 schools nationally according to the number As

  1. Kenya High 76
  2. Kapsabet 49
  3. Alliance High School 48
  4. Moi Kabarak High School 30
  5. Alliance girls 27
  6. Mary Hill girls 25
  7. Maseno School 23
  8. Nairobi School 23 
  9. Mang'u High School 23
  10. Moi Girls Eldoret 21

Top 10 Under age candidates (16 years and below)

  1. Kizito Ezra Sikuta - Moi High School Kabarak
  2. Chepkemoi Kelin - Moi Tea
  3. Njuguna Winnie Wanjiku - Kenya High School
  4. Kore Ruto Duncan - Maranda High School
  5. Wambugu Tracy - Mary Hill Girls
  6. Maina Faith Njoki - St Mary's Igoji
  7. Marion Naikena - Kipsigis Girls
  8. Muema Moses Kayama - Alliance High School
  9. Joshua Saitoti - Nyeri Baptist
  10. Mugo Stacey Nelima - Pangani Gilrs High School

Most improved students:

  1. Kinyua Milcah Wanjiru 179 KCPE from Gatahari Secondary School B-
  2. Munyoki Mwikali 199 in KCPE from Mama Maria Secondary School B-
  3. Sharon Chepkoech 183 marks in KCPE from Saire Secondary School C+
  4. Mbugua Macharia Kiambaa 176 marks in KCPE and scored C+
  5. Joseph Mwendwa 193 marks in KCPE and scored C+
  6. Mureti Timothy 194 marks in KCPE from Kirindara Mixed C+


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