Second best student with 447 marks is from Public school in Meru.
Second best student in this year 2017 KCPE results is from a pulic school with 447 marks and is from Kathigiri Public Boarding School in Meru.
Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i is released this year’s Standard Eight national exam results from 11am.
Dr Matiang’i released the outcome of the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education tests at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development in the capital Nairobi.
The release comes almost a month earlier than previous years after marking was fast-tracked by optical machines.
The 20 new scanning machines, bought by the Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) at a cost of Sh90 million, replaced 20 old scanners bought more than 17 years ago.
“All details of the 1,003,556 candidates have been computerised and captured in these scanners,” Knec Chairman George Magoha told the Nation early this month.
A total of 993,718 sat KCPE exam according to Prof George Magoha, KNEC Chairman.
The number of absent candidates decreased significantly this year, while the second best candidate in the country was from a public school., thus showed that Public schools were coming back.
Placement to be done immediately where every candidate will be placed By Jamhuri Day in respective secondary secondary school.
We had an increase of candidate who scored 400 marks and above at 9,846 compared to last Last year number which was was 5,144 .
All KCPE 2017 candidates to receive their results, Education CS Matiang’i says that no single case of malpractice was reported this year.
Top KCPE 2017 candidate scored 455 marks as compared to last year’s 437, national schools to admit all with over 400 marks