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Kapsabet Boys Tops As All 461 Candidates Earn University Entry Grade

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Kapsabet Boys Tops As All 461 Candidates Earn University Entry GradeKapsabet High School won the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination in 2021, with the highest mean grade and the highest number of university qualifiers.In results released yesterday by Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha, the school received an improved mean score of 10.688, up from 10.5 last year.The entire class of 461 students who sat for KCSE at Kapsabet High achieved the minimum university qualifying grade of C+ (plus) or higher.104 candidates received straight A grades, up from 65 the previous year. The school accounted for 9.14 percent of all As obtained nationally.Despite the fact that the Ministry of Education no longer ranks schools, data compiled by Sunday Nation places the school as the best.Mang’u High School, on the other hand, basked in the glory of producing the top candidate in the country, Jeriel Ndeda Obura. With a performance index of 87.167, he topped the charts.At Kapsabet High School, the average grade was A- (minus), 99 B+ (plus), 54 B (plain), 12 B- (minus), and one C+ (plus).“We’re happy with the grades, considering that our mean score improved this year as compared to last year,” said the school deputy principal Mr David Kogo.The 826,807 candidates who took the exam between March and April are the first class of the 100% transition policy, which began in 2018. Prof Magoha attributed the policy’s increased enrolment of 79,646 candidates compared to the 747,161 who sat the examinations in 2020 (10.66%).Prof Magoha, who released the results at the Kenya National Examinations Council headquarters, noted that, while there were more candidates qualifying for university admission and other tertiary training, the percentage proportion of those who passed was lower than last year.“The number of candidates with minimum university entry qualification of Grade C+ and above rose to 145,145 (17.49 per cent) in the year 2021 KCSE examination compared to 143,140 (19.03 per cent) in 2020. The percentage of candidates with mean Grade of C+ and above has declined from 19.03 per cent to 17.49 per cent,” he said.Last year’s top school, Kenya High School, had 64 students score As, 130 A-, 70 with B+, 36 with B, 18 with B-, 12 C+, one C, and one C- in the KCSE exam. The school had four students in the top 15 nationally, with a mean score of 10.42.Alliance Girls, which had 59 candidates with a mean grade of A plain out of a total of 470 candidates, was another top performer. A- was awarded to 126 other candidates.ALSO READ:Kagumo High School in Nyeri County had a mean score of 9.78, up from 9.41 last year. In addition, the school produced 40 candidates who received all A’s. 98 of the 349 candidates who took the exams last month received an A minus.Speaking at the school yesterday, principal Dr Silas Mwirigi stated that the improvement in results this year had seen 98 percent of the students score C plus or higher to qualify for university admission.Kapsabet Boys Tops As All 461 Candidates Earn University Entry Grade

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