2021 KCSE RESULTS

[PHOTOS] 2021 KCSE top candidates and their grades

Boys performed better than girls in the just-released results.

In Summary

• Jeriel Ndeda of Mang'u High School emerged as the top candidate in the country, scoring an A of 87.167.

• He was followed by Mukuha Timothy Kamau of Alliance High School with 87.167 and Job Ngara of Mangu High School with 87.116.

Country wide top student Jeriel Ndeda Obura at his parents home in Luduguyu village in Vihiga County/.
Country wide top student Jeriel Ndeda Obura at his parents home in Luduguyu village in Vihiga County/.
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Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha on Saturday announced the 2021 KCSE results. 

Jeriel Ndeda of Mang'u High School emerged as the top candidate in the country, scoring an A of 87.167.

Britney Sweeney Samboja scored a mean grade of A- from Kenya High School.
Britney Sweeney Samboja scored a mean grade of A- from Kenya High School.
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He was followed by Mukuha Timothy Kamau of Alliance High School with 87.167 and Job Ngara of Mangu High School with 87.116.

Jeriel has said that he did not expect to be the top student although he anticipated scoring Grade A.

Anthony Njuguna Muhoro of Kiamaina Day Secondary School scored a mean grade of A plain.
Anthony Njuguna Muhoro of Kiamaina Day Secondary School scored a mean grade of A plain.

"I did not think I was going to be at the top of the class. I told my friends I'll just get Grade A of 84 points," he said.

In an interview with Citizen TV, Ndeda said he wants to join Maseno university to pursue a medicine course.

Nyegenye Gerri Resula scored a mean grade of A plain.
Nyegenye Gerri Resula scored a mean grade of A plain.
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Magoha said boys performed better than girls in the just-released results, adding that there was gender parity.

Of the 826,809  candidates who sat for the examination, 421,318  were males while 405,559  were females.

Veronica Agunga from Loreto Girls got grade A-
Veronica Agunga from Loreto Girls got grade A-
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1,138 candidates obtained an overall grade of A  compared to 893 candidates in 2020.

The number of candidates with minimum university entry qualifications of Grade C+ and above rose to 145,145 in the year 2021 KCSE compared to 143,140 in 2020.

Bakari Morris M'mbetsa scored a mean grade of A- from Nyandarua High School.
Bakari Morris M'mbetsa scored a mean grade of A- from Nyandarua High School.
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The percentage of candidates with a mean Grade of C+ and above declined from 19.03 to 17.49.

Onditi Cheryl Ageyo scored a mean grade of A-.
Onditi Cheryl Ageyo scored a mean grade of A-.
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Kere Shirley Laurent scored an A- from Kenya High.
Kere Shirley Laurent scored an A- from Kenya High.
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Ang'ina Simin Romanus scored a Mean grade of A plain from Light Academy, Nairobi.
Ang'ina Simin Romanus scored a Mean grade of A plain from Light Academy, Nairobi.
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Top Kakamega High School student Ian Mwai Toyota scored A plain of 84 points.
Top Kakamega High School student Ian Mwai Toyota scored A plain of 84 points.
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Mwania Benjamin Mwendwa scored a mean grade of A- from Mang'u High School.
Mwania Benjamin Mwendwa scored a mean grade of A- from Mang'u High School.
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Omondi Bernice Lisa scored a mean grade of B+ from Mudasa Academy in Vihiga County.
Omondi Bernice Lisa scored a mean grade of B+ from Mudasa Academy in Vihiga County.
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