The 2019 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) results are out as Andy Michael Munyiri tops with 440 out of the contested 500 marks.
CS Prof. George Magoha on Monday afternoon announced the KCPE examinations results which are the first time being announced in November since the establishment of the national examinations.
1,083,456 candidates sat for the 2019 KCPE examinations, out of which 543,000 were boys and 539,874 girls.
Candidates having 400 marks and above dropped by 2,449 as compared to last year.
9,770 candidates managed to score 400 marks and above which is a drop from last year’s 11,559.
1,073,686 pupils had between 001 to 300 maks as 566,886 pupils managed to score 201-300 marks,
However, according to the CS, boys registered the lowest numbers as girls take the pride of the day.
Nairobi county led with the highest number of candidates followed by Bungoma and Nakuru counties.