Kaaga Girls High School in Meru County was named the most improved school in the 2020 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KSCE) examination.
Announcing the results on Monday, 10th May, at Mitihani House, Nairobi, Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha noted that Kaaga Girls admitted candidates with lower KCPE mean scores but posted impressive results in the 2020 KCSE exam.
Kaaga improved the KCPE index from 22.38 per cent to 73.98 per cent this year, followed by St Joseph Girls, Kitale, which improved the score from 21.22 to 71.57 per cent.
Kisasi Secondary School came third, improving the KCPE index from 20.48 to 68.2 per cent, while Oriwo Boys improved from 31.07 to 78.92 per cent.
Other schools that registered improved results include Riokindo High School, St Joseph Rapogi, Light Academy, Moi Gesusu High, Saye Mixed Secondary School, St Edward Nyabioto, Wiobiero Secondary School, Chuka Boys High School, Strathmore School, Bushra High School, and Mahiga Girls.
Meanwhile, Cheruiyot Bett Dennis of Kimargis Secondary School, Bomet County, became the most improved student after scoring a B- in the just-released exams. Dennis got 190 marks in the KCPE exam.
Maluti Tom, who scored 199 marks in the KCPE exam, attained a B- in KCSE, Kipis Faimit Charity got 151 marks but scored C+ in KCSE exam.
Others are Sagera Sempeyo Shelmith of Ol Dekesi Secondary School, from 168 marks to B-,and Kamar Abdullahi Jamari, from 153 marks to C+.
In the 2020 KCSE examination, a total of 143,149 students scored C+ and above in 2020, accounting for 19.3 per cent compared to the 125, 747 students who attained similar grades in 2019.