Alliance girls many A grades in KCSE 2020
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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.

 

School Number of A (Plain) s County
Alliance High School 77 Kiambu
Kapsabet High School 65 Nandi
Alliance Girls High School 55 Kiambu
Kenya High School 53 Nairobi
Maranda High School 48 Siaya
Mang’u High School 42 Kiambu
Murang’a High School 30 Murang’a
Mary Hill Girls 25 Kiambu
Light Academy 25 Nairobi
Maseno School 24 Kisumu
Nairobi School 22 Nairobi
Asumbi Girls High School 19 Homa Bay
Pangani Girls High School 17 Nairobi
Agoro Sare High School 16 Homa Bay
Kagumo High School 16 Nyeri
Moi Kabarak High School 15 Nakuru
Kamusinga High School 13 Bungoma
Kapsabet Girls 13 Nandi
Friends School Kamusinga 13 Bungoma
Kisii High School 12 Kisii
Mbita High School 10 Homa Bay
Lugulu Girls 8 Bungoma
Lenana School 7 Nairobi
Moi Tea Girls 6 Kericho
Bunyore Girls High School 6 Vihiga
Kabianga High School 6 Kericho
Homa Bay High School 5 Homa Bay
Butere Girls High School 5 Kakamega
Chavakali High School 5 Vihiga
Ringa Boys High 2 Homa Bay
St Joseph’s School Rapogi 2 Migori
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