The just released Kenya Certificate of Primary Education, KCPE, result marks the end of the KCPE exams in the 8-4-4 education system. This now paves way for the full implementation of the Competency-Based Curriculum, CBC, in primary schools.
There are some schools which produced the best ten students nationally and here are the list of the top ten schools;
1. Riara Springs Academy
It is found in Imara Daima area in Embakasi Nairobi. This school produced the top student nationally and his name is Michael Warutere who scored 428 marks out of 500.
2. Gilgil Hills Academy
This is a mixed primary school still within Nairobi and it produced the second best student nationally. Emmacualte Wacheke scored 427 marks to be second.
3. St. Anne’s Girls
This school is located in Kakamega county. It also had a candidate, Jacinta Bethany Khasungu, who scored 427 marks same as that of Gilgil.
4. Rae Kanyika Primary school
Rae Kanyika is a public primary school located in Kisumu county. It’s candidate Felix Omondi scored 426 marks to be ranked fourth nationally.
5. Light Academy Mombasa
Light Academy is a group of schools which is international. It produced fifth student whose marks are similar to that of Felix Omondi at 426, marks which were scored by Khadija Hamid.
6. Ndima Kanini Academy
It is found in Karatina, Mathira in Nyeri county. It produced sixth student Debra Aluel, who scored 425 marks.
7. Pen-Elite Primary
Muchoki Rosemary Ndula came seventh in the list after scoring 424 marks. She is from Pen-Elite Primary school in Lari, Kiambu county.
8. Moi Educational Centre
This school located in Nairobi produced 8th student, Rotich Jeremy Kipng’eno who also scored 424 marks.
9. St. Bakhita School
George Kipkoech Mutai from St. Bakhita School in Sabaki scored 424 marks to be ranked 8th.
Other seven candidates tied at 423 marks and the schools involved include Imperial Primary School, St Andrew Kaggwa Boys, St Anselm Mururi Boarding School and Gilgil Hills Academy.