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Female students beat their male counterparts in the 2017 KCSE Exams

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According to the KCSE results released this afternoon by Education CS Fred Matiang’i, female students performed better than their male counterparts. According to the CS, some of the schools that made an impression include: Alliance Girls, Kenya High and Pangani Girls, which produced the best scholar being the most improved school.

The CS noted that the total number of grade As improved to 142 from last year’s 141. There was however a decrease in number of students who scored A- from 4,645 in 2016 to 2, 714 in 2017. The top student in this year’s KCSE is Naomi Karimi from Pangani Girls followed by Sharon Chepchumba of Moi Girls Eldoret. Out of the 10 ten students, six are girls from Pangani Girls, Moi Girls Eldoret and Mary Hill Girls.

Candidates who sat for the KCSE exam this year can now view their results via SMS by sending their index number through the SMS code 22252. They can also visit the KNEC portal. The CS also noted that the students can get their results from their respective secondary schools soonest by tomorrow.

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