List Of 2017 KCSE Top 10 Students Nationally
A Pangani Girls High School student has emerged top in the 2017 KCSE exams with a mean score of 87.01.
Karimi Naomi was followed by Sharon Chepchumba of Moi Girls Eldoret who got 86.83.
Below is the list:
- Karimi Naomi Kawira, Pangani Girls’ High School – 87.011
- Sharon Chepchumba, Moi Girls’ Eldoret – 86.830
- Kamau Brian Maina, Alliance High School – 86.757
- Odero Donatta, Lenana School – 86.561
- Harriet Mueke, Mary Hill Girls’ – 85.956
- Brian Ongiri, Kanga High School
- Muraya Mongina, Pangani Girls’ High School
- Mwatate Emily, Pangani Girls’ High School
- Wahome Wanjiku, Moi Girls’ Eldoret
- Omondi, Maranda Boys’ School
Only 70,073 candidates have attained university entry mean grade of C+, with 142 candidates getting As. Last year, 88,929 attained university entry grades, while 141 got As.
Matiang’i said there has been a decline in candidates who got A-. Only 2,714 candidates got A-, compared to 4,645 A- in 2016. But he noted that female candidates have performed better.
This year, 615,773 candidates sat KCSE exam in 9,350 centres, a five per cent increase from last year’s 577,253 candidates.
Of this year’s candidates, 1,404 were special needs students.