National schools bag top grades in just released 2023 KCSE results

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Education CS Ezekiel Machogu speaking during the release of the 2023 KCSE results at Moi Girls High School Eldoret.

National schools produced 889 grade A plains while Extra County schools brought forth 172 of the same, private schools managed 143, County schools produced 5 and Sub-county (day schools) attained 7 in the just released 2023 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exam results.

Speaking during the release of the results at Moi Girls High School Eldoret on Monday, Education Cabinet Secretary (CS) Ezekiel Machogu said that the results were an improvement compared to 2022.

He attributed the improvement to the new grading system that was unveiled in August 2023.

CS Machogu noted that the total number of candidates who sat for the examination was 903,260; where 7,254 candidates (2,782 female and 4,472 male) scored grade A-, 18,078 candidates (7,708 female and 10,370 male) scored B+, 36,728 (16,906 female and 19,822 male) scored B plain, 59,514 (28,993 female and 30,521 male) scored B- while 78,343 (39,455 female and 38,888 male) scored C+

Further, 694,400 candidates scored grade C plain and below.

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Basic Education PS Dr. Belio Kipsang with TSC CEO Nancy Macharia while briefing the President on the 2023 KCSE results.

The total number of candidates involved in exam irregularities was 4,113 while 4 candidates were involved in impersonation.

CS Machogu said the government realized gender parity in the secondary education level where 50.09% of the candidates were male while 49.91% were female.

Unlike previous years, candidates will only access their examination results online through a link on the KNEC website or directly through the URL: www.results.knec.ac.ke.

By Obegi Malack [obegimalack@gmail.com]

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