Nairobi – Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha released the 2020 KCSE results where 747,161 candidates sat the exam across 10, 567 examination centers.
Simuyu Robinson Wanjala from Murang’a Highschool emerged the top after he scored a mean of 87.334.
Prof Magoha said the 2020 class registered a positive deviation in performance by registering 893 students with A plain compared to 627 candidates in 2019.
Additionally, 143,140 students qualified to join university after obtaining the minimum grade of C+.
Marking of the KCSE 2020 ended May 7 after a record 16 day and the analysis done over the weekend.
This is six months after the usual time of December due to a delayed education calendar disrupted by Covid-19.