A school in Isiolo County has amazed Kenyans with what may be a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence as their students scored similar marks in the same subject.
According to Brainstar School Isiolo’s KCPE results shared on their Facebook page, all the 2023 candidates achieved an impressive 75% in the science subject.
“Congrats to all our amazing students for their outstanding performance in this year’s KCPE! Your hard work and dedication have truly paid off. We are proud to be the best school in Isiolo County! keep shining bright!” the school wrote.
The institution’s results revealed a notable similarity in the performance of the first nine candidates in Mathematics, as they all scored 90 %.
In the overall results, candidates showed a marginal difference of two points or one between them.
This year’s Kenya Certificate of Primary Education results marked a significant drop compared to 2022, with the top student scoring 428 marks.
During the release of the exam, Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu observed that there was a substantial improvement, citing a significant reduction in exam malpractice incidents compared to last year’s KCPE examinations.
Out of the 1.4 million candidates who sat for the 2023 KCPE, only two were caught cheating. One candidate was found with unauthorised notes in the examination room, while the other had a mobile phone, both violations of examination rules.
In the 2023 examinations, a total of 8,523 candidates achieved more than 400 marks, with the highest-scoring student obtaining an impressive 428 marks.
A total of 352,782 candidates secured scores falling within the range of 300 to 399 marks.
A total of 658,278 students attained marks ranging from 200 to 299, while 383,025 candidates fell within the bracket of 100 to 199 marks, while some 2,060 candidates scored less than 100 marks in the examinations.