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List of top KCPE 2019 candidates

Top performers in 2019 KCPE exams

Education CS Prof George Magoha announces KCPE results

This year's top KCPE candidate scored 440 marks followed closely by three students who tied at 439 marks.

  1. Andy Michael Munyiri 440
  2. Flavian Onyango 439,
  3. June cheptoo 439
  4. Sean Ndung'u 439

527,294 boys (50.1 per cent) and 525,070 girls (49.9 per cent) sat for the KCPE examinations in 2019.

CS George Magoha noted there was however a drop in number candidates who scored 400 marks from 11,000 in 2018 to 9,770 this year.

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Nairobi, Kakamega and Nakuru were the best performing counties while Lamu, Isiolo and Samburu performed the least in the exams.

The CS stated that the government is targeting 100 percent transition of pupils to secondary schools with Form One selection scheduled to begin on Tuesday.

All pupils who sat for this years KCPE exams will have been placed in secondary schools by December 2, according to Prof Magoha.

Additionally, the government will be offering 9,000 scholarships to students from marginalized counties and informal settlements in urban areas.

The government has also set aside Ksh8 million to improve schools infrastructure in 110 sub-counties, in 30 counties.

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