Full Detailed Summary On Performance Of 2021 KCPE Examination
Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha today at Mtihani House released the eagerly awaited result for 2021 KCPE examination.
While presenting the results, CS Magoha presented the summary of candidate’s score nationally.
He said that more than 11,000 candidates scored between 400 and 500 marks in the KCPE examination that was just a completed early this month.
A total of 1.2 million candidates in 28,313 centres in 42 counties also improved in mean performance, even though the highest mark dropped from 433 to 428.
Magata Bruce McKenzie from Gilgil Hills Academy emerged as the top candidate in the country with 428 marks.
Prof Magoha noted 12 counties namely Mombasa, Meru, Isiolo, Tharaka Nithi, Nairobi, Uasin Gishu, Busia, Bungoma, Kakamega, Vihiga, Kisumu and Siaya registered more females than males.
The number of absent candidates also decreased from 12,424 to 11,500, with the highest number of candidates (45 per cent) emerging from the “traditional” years of between 13 and14 years. Over-age candidates (those above 19 years) had a high number in Garissa, Turkana, Kilifi, Kwale and Mandera.
The number of underage registered candidates also increased from 26,000 to 33,000, with Baringo, Bomet, Kericho, West Pokot and Nyamira recording the highest numbers.
The subjects which improved in performance as compared to last year include: English Composition, Kiswahili Lugha, Kiswahili Insha, Kenyan Sign Language, Science and Social Studies.
On the other hand Mathematics, English Language and Religious Education recorded drops in performance.
Female candidates performed better in English and Kiswahili while their male counterparts still dominate in STEM subjects. These include Sign Language, Maths, Science and Religious Education.
Marks distribution and Number of Candidates in each bracket :
400-500 marks – 11,857
300-399 marks- 315,275
200-299 marks– 578,197
Here is the list of the top 14 candidates in the 2021 KCPE
1. Magata Bruce – Gilgil Hills Academy (428 marks)
2. Ashley Kerubo – Makini School, Kibos (427)
3. Charity Buyanzi- Holy Family, Misikhu (426)
4. Sharon Wairimu – Emmanuel Academy (426)
5. Chantelle Ndinda – Kitengela International (426)
6. Stanley Otieno – Rophine Field Junior School (426)
7. Naomi Wekesa – White Star Academy (426)
8. Ethan Karuga – Stepping Stones Preparatory (426)
9. Joel Njeru – Nyangwa Primary School (425)
10. Victor Muriuki – PCEA Mwmbi (425)
11. Diana Natolo – Fesbeth Academy (425)
12. Emmanuel Munene – New Bambini School (425)
13. Emmanuel Ng’etich – Moi Primary, Kabarak (425)
14. George Otieno – Hill School (425)
Parents or guardians can check their children’s KCPE results by sending the candidate’s index number, followed by the initials KCPE to the SMS code 20076 at a service charge of Ksh 25 per SMS.
List of top special needs candidates in 2021 KCPE
1. Bethany Tatilla Migosi – Thorngrove Academy (417 marks)
2. Grace Nema Katana Havilla Academy (Mtwapa)- 409 marks
3. Kamau Jackson Ndegwa – Muthiria School 401 marks
4. Musyoka Kings Kevin – Kathwonzweni AIC 401 marks
5. Migosi Dominic – Mau Narok EARC 401 marks
6. Maina Leighton Njagi – Ol Kalau School for the Disabled 399 marks
7. Otieno Barrack Onyango – St. Cecelia Olare
8. Mwachofi Mkawaindi – De Paul Catholic School