Alliance girls many A grades in KCSE 2020

KCSE 2020 Analysis, Top 15 Students Nationally

The 2020 candidates braced hash Covid-19 times to emerge with more A grades and better performance in KCSE than their year 2019 predecessors. However, 287 candidates had their results canceled after they were found to have committed examination irregularities. In the KCSE 2020 statistics analysis, Turkana county had the highest number of overage candidates while Bungoma showed the highest number of underage candidates (below 16 years).

27,135 examiners took part in the invigilation and supervision of the examination in the 10,567  centres around the country.

The 2020 KNEC KCSE exam had a total of 77 papers in the allowed 31 subjects by the examination body.

KCSE 2020 Analysis

Here is the breakdown of the overall performance of the candidates per grade:

A : 893

A- : 6,420 (4,049 males and 2,371 females)

B+ : 14,427

B : 25,207

B- : 38,194

C : 85,458

C- : 109,454

D+ : 117,898

D : 121,942

D- : 137,361

E: 28,046

143,140 candidates who scored C+ and above have a chance to fill the over 200, 000 government-sponsored University slots in Kenya. The rest can opt to fill the over 380,000 TVET spaces in public colleges while others can join other public training bodies or private colleges.

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Top 15 Candidates in 2020 KCSE

All the top 15 candidates scored grade A plain as Kenya High had 6 candidates of the top 15 candidates nationally.

  1. Simiyu Robinson Wanjala – Murang’a High School – 87.334
  2. Wesonga Allan Udoma – Agoro Sare High School – 87.173
  3. Sharon Chepng’eno Terer – Kenya High School – 87.173
  4. Moriasi Rob Ongare – Alliance Boys High School – 87.173
  5. Mbugwa Esther Wacucu – Kenya High School – 87.113
  6. Kipkoech Mark Kogo – Alliance Boys High School – 87.106
  7. Kenneth Oranga – Kapsabet Boys High School – 87.049
  8. Henry Madaga – Maranda High School – 87.046
  9. Chepkorir Patience – Kenya High School – 87.046
  10. Musomba Edith Kithei – Machakos High School – 87.013
  11. Lesley Loise Wanjiku – Kenya High School – 87.001
  12. Tyron George – Kapsabet Boys High School – 86.970
  13. Kiprono Howard – Maranda High School
  14. Jelimo Debra – Kenya High School – 86.947
  15. Buluma Daisy Nerima – Kenya High School – 86.938

2020 KCSE Distribution of A Grade

This is how the A plain grades were distributed among the schools. The A grades were mostly taken by National schools.


SchoolNumber of A (Plain) sCounty
Alliance High School77Kiambu
Kapsabet High School65Nandi
Alliance Girls High School55Kiambu
Kenya High School53Nairobi
Maranda High School48Siaya
Mang’u High School42Kiambu
Murang’a High School30Murang’a
Mary Hill Girls25Kiambu
Light Academy25Nairobi
Maseno School24Kisumu
Nairobi School22Nairobi
Asumbi Girls High School19Homa Bay
Pangani Girls High School17Nairobi
Agoro Sare High School16Homa Bay
Kagumo High School16Nyeri
Moi Kabarak High School15Nakuru
Kamusinga High School13Bungoma
Kapsabet Girls13Nandi
Friends School Kamusinga13Bungoma
Kisii High School12Kisii
Mbita High School10Homa Bay
Lugulu Girls8Bungoma
Lenana School7Nairobi
Moi Tea Girls6Kericho
Bunyore Girls High School6Vihiga
Kabianga High School6Kericho
Homa Bay High School5Homa Bay
Butere Girls High School5Kakamega
Chavakali High School5Vihiga
Ringa Boys High2Homa Bay
St Joseph’s School Rapogi2Migori

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