Incidents of school fires had been rampant in the country before the close of the second term that happened in December with many top schools also being razed down.
Maranda students celebrate. Picture courtesy.
One of these National Schools that saw dormitories razed down in two separate fire incidents was Maranda High School that was burnt twice.
At one point, the form four students were sent home but according to Daily Nation Newspaper this morning, the students have shocked many by posting very impressive results in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, KCSE, results.
Maranda High School topped the 2021 KCSE, leading the pack with 30 candidates who scored A plain, 141 (A minus), 139 (B plus), 108 (B plain), 83 (B minus) and 59 (C plus).
However, 61 candidates are said to have scored less than C plus grade out of a total of 621 registered candidates who sat for the exam at the institution.
The school’s overall performance, according to the reports, dropped to a mean of 9.1 compared to that of 9.7 attained in last year's results, also, the number of those that had A plain grades is said to have dropped by 18 from 48 in 2020.
Maranda dormitory fire. Picture courtesy.
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