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KNEC Rejects Top KCSE School Ranking

The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) has rejected the list of top schools in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) results, which were released on Monday, May 11.

The examination body stated in a statement that the list of top schools released and widely circulated on social media was false.

KNEC also advised the public to disregard the circulating list, stating that it was not commissioned.

"We would like to remind the public to disregard lists circulating on social media that claim to be the genuine ranking of KCSE Examination results. The Council did not rank schools in the results that were released. As a result, all lists are false "KNEC took note.

Kenya High School was ranked first on the now-disputed list, with a mean score of 10.467, followed by Kapsabet Boys with a score of 10.11.

The Ministry of Education observed that ran­king in­di­vi­du­al stu­dents and scho­ols cre­a­ted fier­ce com­pe­ti­tion, which so­me­times led to de­par­tu­re from te­aching to pre­para­ra­tion for pas­sing exa­mi­na­tions and che­a­ting.

There were those who felt that ran­king was un­fair be­cause com­pe­ti­tion was skew­ed by a number of fac­tors, for ex­ample, scho­ols did not have le­vel pla­y­ing ground be­cause they were di­ver­si­fied in terms of avai­la­bi­li­ty of re­sour­ces and the en­try

On Monday, May 10, Magoha announced the KCSE 2020 results, stating that the class of 2020 outperformed the class of 2019. In 2019, 893 students received A plain, compared to 627 candidates in 2018.

He also stated that through KUPPS, all 747,171 students would be enrolled in higher education and tertiary institutions.

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