Andie Michael Munyiri is the top student in the 2018 KCPE results with a score of 440 marks out of the possible 500.
According to Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha, three students have shared the second position with 439 marks.
While announcing the results on Monday in Nairobi, Prof Magoha said a total of 1,083,456 candidates sat for this year’s exams of whom 543,000 were male while the rest were female.
Following the announcement of the results, parents, candidates and members of the public can now get the results instantly using their cellphones by sending the candidate’s name, followed by the initials KCPE (in capital letters) to 20076.
During this year’s KCPE exams 18 counties registered more female candidates compared to male candidates.
These counties include Kakamega, Meru Bungoma, Vihiga, Busia, Kiambu, Siaya, Kitui, Kisumu, Elgeyo Marakwet, Tharaka Nithi, Kirinyaga, Nyandarua, Tranzoia, Mombasa and Bomet.
Nairobi, Kakamega and Nakuru were the top three counties with the highest number of candidates, while Lamu, Isiolo and Samburu are the ones that had the lowest number of candidates.
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