Top KCSE 2022 Students Identified [LIST]

Several students who scored 84 points...

Top KCSE 2022 Students Identified [LIST]
Education CS Ezekiel Machogu releasing the 2022 KCPE exams on December 21, 2022 /STANDARD DIGITAL

Shortly after Education Cabinet Secretary (CS) Ezekiel Machogu announced the 2022 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) results, candidates started receiving their grades from across the country.

Roberto Carlos of Mbita High School emerged as the top student in the national examinations with a grade of A plain of 84 points, among several students who scored 84 points so far.

He was followed by Kairu Vincent Kinyua of Mangu High School with an A of 84 points and Swan Michael Ngweno of Maseno High School with an A of 84 points.

Viral Tea established also that Njagi Ronnie Gathuku, a student from Alliance High School, also scored a straight A of 84 points, scoring straight As in all seven subjects.

Njagi Ronnie Gathuku, a student from Alliance High School, scored a straight A of 84 points. /TWITTER.NTV

Others include:

  1. Samie David Sentent (A, 84 points) Mang'u High School
  2. Koech Kimutai Vic (A, 84 points) Alliance High School
  3. Issac Mgambi (A, 84 points) Langalanga Secondary School
  4. Mwapahe Moses Chengo (A, 83 points) Alliance High School
  5. Mwaniki Winnie Abigail (A, 83 points) Mary Hill Girls High School
  6. Gitimbu Franklin Koome (A, 83 points) Kitui High School
  7. Kenda Jemosop Elizabeth (A, 83 points) Kenya High School.

841,416 candidates sat for the 2022 KCSE examinations compared to 826,807 candidates in 2021. 443,644 of the candidates were male, while 437,772 were female.

The number of counties that had more male than female candidates was 14 compared to 17 in 2021. They include Mombasa, Kilifi, Tana River, Lamu, Turkana, Samburu, West Pokot, Kajiado, Narok, Homa Bay, Migori, Garissa and Mandera.

Breakdown Of Grades

Machogu appreciated the teachers and candidates while revealing that there was a significant performance improvement in 17 subjects compared to 11 subjects in 2021.

1,140 candidates obtained an overall A grade in the KCSE 2022 exams compared to 1,138, in 2021.  173,345 candidates scored C+ and above, which is the minimum grade for entry into university.

The number of candidates with D+ and above was 522,588 (59.14 per cent) compared with 442,251 (53.29 per cent) in 2021. Only 30,822 scored below E.

  1. A (Girls were 271 girls while boys were 875)
  2. A- (Girls were 1,962, while boys were 4,445)
  3. B + (Girls were 6,104 while boys were 9,578)
  4. B (Girls were 13,520 while boys were 17,783)
  5. B- (Girls were 21,574 while boys were 27,245)
  6. C+ (Girls were 33,138 while boys were 36,950)
  7. C (Girls were 49,191 while boys were 45,963)
  8. C- (Girls were 62,599 while boys were 56,469)
  9. D+ (Girls were 70,238 while boys were 64,783)
  10. D (Girls were 79,935 while boys were 75,545)
  11. D- (Girls were 84,075 while boys were 83,683)
  12. E (Girls were 12,760 while boys were 18,062)

Read also: How To Check KCSE 2022 Results Online & Via SMS

Education CS nominee Ezekiel Machogu in Parliament. /FILE

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