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1,170 Scored 01-99 KCPE Marks While 307,532 Scored 100-199 Marks

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From left: Mbugua Sharon Wairimu (426 marks), Kimani Ethan Karuga (426 marks) and Diana Rose Matolo (425 marks). [Standard]

1,170 Scored 01-99 KCPE Marks While 307,532 Scored 100-199 Marks

Private schools accounted for 12 out of 14 topmost spots in the results released on Monday, March 28.

The number of pupils with at least 400 marks in the latest release was 11,857, nearly a one percent increase from the previous year, where candidates with over 400 marks were 8,091.

The number of pupils who scored between 300 and 399 marks in the 2021 KCPE were 315,275; 200-299 KCPE marks (578,197); 100-199 KCPE points (307,532) and 01-99 KCPE marks (1,170).

From left: Mbugua Sharon Wairimu (426 marks), Kimani Ethan Karuga (426 marks) and Diana Rose Matolo (425 marks). [Standard]

There were some 11,523 candidates who enrolled for the exam but failed to sit for it. The total number of pupils who wrote the exam stood at 1,214,031.

This comes as Bruce MacKenzie Magata of Gilgil Hills Academy emerged as the best pupil countrywide with 428 marks out of the possible 500. He was followed closely by Ashley Kerubo Momanyi of the Makini School, Kibos.

Felicity Gitonga
Felicity Gitonga is the founder of Africa Business News. abn, freelance writer, journalist, and author with a passion for telling stories.

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