Improvement as top 2017 KCPE candidate scores 455 marks


Nairobi,KENYA:There has been an improvement from last year after the top candidate in the 2017 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education scored 455 marks.

This is according to the Education Cabinet secretary Fred Matiang’i  who on Tuesday said just like last year, students would get to know their results by sending their index number to 22252.

Matiang’i also said that performance dropped in three subjects which included Science, Social studies, and Religious Education.

According to  CS Matiang’i, there was no single malpractice recorded this year.

“The government will sponsor 100  of the students who scored over 400 marks so as to improve on infrastructure,” Matiang’i.

Matiang’i also added that 9846  students out of the 1,003,556 students who sat for the K.C.S.E    scored 400 marks and above.

Form 1 selection process is expected to be complete by 4th of December.