Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu has announced Form One placement results for candidates who sat the 2023 KCPE exams.
The placement process spanned two weeks following the release of the KCPE results. The selection for the 2024 Form 1 placement took place from November 27 to December 11.
Machogu assured that the selection process would be impartial for all 2023 KCPE candidates, emphasizing that the ministry had established a fair and transparent system for Form 1 placement.
“The Form 1 placement will commence on Monday and extend for two weeks, providing parents with ample time to plan for admissions,” stated the CS during the announcement of the 2023 KCPE results at Mtihani House.
This year’s top-scoring student achieved 428 marks, with only two candidates involved in exam malpractices.
The Ministry had outlined that candidates scoring 400 marks and above would secure spots in national schools, and a total of 8,523 candidates surpassed this threshold.
Candidates were required to select four national schools and three extra-county schools, along with two county and two sub-county schools.
Machogu disclosed that 24.94% of the total candidate population, representing 352,782 learners, scored between 300 and 399 marks. In comparison, there were 307,756 candidates falling within this range in 2022.
658,278 learners scored between 200 and 299 marks while 383,025 candidates scored Between 100 and 199 marks,
2,060 candidates scored scores ranging between 1 and 99 marks .
Machogu asked Regional Directors of Education and County Education Directors to ensure that principals of secondary schools don’t impose additional levies on parents beyond the limit stipulated by the ministry.
1. How to Check form placement Results -Online
- Visit the official website: Education Ministry Online Services.
- Key in the KCPE Index number based on the school category.
- Specify the county and sub-county where the candidate sat for KCPE and follow the provided instructions.
2. How to check Form One Placement via SMS:
- Open the Messages App on your phone.
- Send an SMS with your KCPE index number to 22263.
- Upon successful processing, you will receive a notification indicating the school you’ve been selected to join.