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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