KCPE 2021: Top Candidates, Schools And Their Marks
The KCPE 2021 Results have been released and all the candidates who have sat for the examination can check their results.
In this article we have covered and listed the top candidates that have managed to score the highest marks in their KCPE exam. We have also included their schools and the exact marks they attained.
These are the best performing candidates this year 2021 in KCPE national exam.
The Education CS Prof. George Magoha released the 2021 KCPE Results and if you want to know how to easily check the results simply do so by clicking here. KCPE 2021 Results Checker
The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exam was done or rather the number of registered students was a total of 1,191,616 candidates.
Out of all the candidates who sat for the KCPE exam, 889,011, scored below 300 out of 500 marks.
In this year’s KCPE exam, 8,091 candidates were able to score over 400 marks.
The top candidate attained 433 marks.
Here is a short breakdown of the candidates number and the marks scored.
The candidates who scored;
300 — 399 marks were 282,090 candidates
200 — 299 marks were 589,027 candidates
100 — 199 marks were 299,677 candidates
1 — 99 marks were 307 candidates.
In this year’s KCPE exam, the female candidates performed better than the male candidates in English, Kiswahili and Kenyan Sign Language.
On the other hand, the Male candidates performed better than the female candidates in Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and Religious Education (CRE) .
Special needs students were 2,675 and the top performing special needs student scored 420 marks.
Below is a list of Special Needs candidates who were able to score over 400 marks in their exams.
KCPE 2021 Top Special Needs Students:
- Brandon Otundo — from Set Green Hill Academy (420 Marks)
- Kibet Gipson Ndiema – from Nalondo C.B.M (411 Marks)
- Kioko Joseph Kyalo – From Kangundo D.E.B (409 Marks)
- Isabwa Blessings Monicah – From Mukumu Girls (409 Marks)
- Naomi Yvonne Omare — From St. lwanga Njoro Catholic (409 Marks)
- Joseph Muia Rita – From Young Achievers School (407 Marks)
- Ifrah Mahamud Shuriye — From Young Muslim Academy (405 Marks)
- Fidel Odera Ouma – From Kari D.E.B (402 Marks)
- Kaitah Edgar Wilson – From Lukhuna (400 Marks).
Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha said that most people expected this year’s candidates to perform poorly because of the pandemic that started early last year (2020) but that wasn’t the case.
“Many doomsayers predicted that candidates of the 2020 KCPE Examination will perform dismally. The good news, however, is that performance of candidates in the 2020 KCPE is commendable and has shown no remarkable difference from the performance of the past years,” said the Education CS Magoha.
With that being said, let’s take a look at the top performaing students in the 2021 KCPE exam.
Here are the KCPE 2021 candidates who scored the highest marks, the top pupils who are on the top of the list.
One thing to note though is that the top 3 candidates are girls.
Below is the list of the best performing KCPE students this year, listed from the best performing candidate (student with the highest marks) going down.
Top KCPE 2021 Candidates:
- Mumo Faith Kawee – from Karimwailu (433 marks)
- Wesonga Yvette — from Nanzala Chogoria Girls (432 marks)
- Muriithi Angel Gakenia — from Maseno Girls Boarding(432 marks)
- Wanyonyi Samuel Makhanu — from Nzoia Sugar Co. (431 marks)
- Castro Williams — from Crystal Hill Academy (431 marks)
- Tarus Chepkemboi Laureen – from St Mathew’s Septonok (431 marks)
- Kipkirui Abiud — from Lessos Hills Adventist (430 marks)
- Mwangi Margaret Waruguru – from Karatina D.E.B (429 marks)
- Bernice Checed Omondi — from Nairobi Primary (429 marks)
- Kiogora Joy Nkatha — from Chogoria Girls (429 marks)
- Daniel Chris Mboya – from Crystal Hill Academy (428 marks)
- Njenga Lowell Mwagambo — from Emmanuel Springs Academy (428 marks)
- Jeff Mutugi — from Fred’s Academy (428 marks)
- Polycup Kiyondi Ombongi — from Ober Boys (428 marks)
- Debrah Zawadi — from Emmanuel Springs Academy (428 marks)
Here are KCPE 2021 top performing schools (schools that produced the top students in the entire country).
The Top Performing Schools Are:
- Karimwailu (433 marks)
- Nanzala Chogoria Girls (432 marks)
- Maseno Girls Boarding(432 marks)
- Nzoia Sugar Co. (431 marks)
- Crystal Hill Academy (431 marks)
- St Mathew’s Septonok (431 marks)
- Lessos Hills Adventist (430 marks)
- Karatina D.E.B (429 marks)
- Nairobi Primary (429 marks)
- Chogoria Girls (429 marks)
- Crystal Hill Academy (428 marks)
- Emmanuel Springs Academy (428 marks)
- Fred’s Academy (428 marks)
- Ober Boys (428 marks)
- Emmanuel Springs Academy (428 marks)