Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha on Monday released Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) since he took office.
Girls outperformed boys in the 2019 results calling for more attention on boychild empowerment and need to focus on their improvement in coming years.
This was the second year in row girls outshining boys in the national examinations.
Andy Michael Munyiri of Damacrest Academy emerged as the best student nationally with 440 out of the 500 marks.
June Jeptoo Koech of Sangalo Central Academy came in as a top student in Rift Valley province representing Elgeyo Marakwet county.
Kapteren residents flocked her home to celebrate her 439 marks coming in at number two in the country.
She was fitted with ‘korosek’ a sacred plant in Kalenjin land known for using in times of celebrations and as a sign of blessings.