Kenya Certificate of Primary Education was released last month by the Education CS George Magoha. 1,088,986 candidates had sat for the examinations which began on October 28 and ended on October 31, 2019, in 27,000 centers.
Of these numbers, about 9770 candidates scored 401 marks and above. A total of 243320 candidates scored between 301 and 400 marks, and those who scored between 101 and 200 marks were 262307 candidates. Only 1173 candidates posted marks ranging between one and 100. CS Magoha announced that all the 1,088,986 candidates who sat for the 2019 KCPE examinations will all get slots in form one next year and by 2nd December
Today, CS Magiha officially announced the outcome of the 2019 Form One selection process. Of the1,083,456 sat for the exam (KCPE), 1,075,201 have been placed in secondary schools, after excluding the inmates, ones that are over age and refugees in camps. 33,000 pupils were selected to join national schools next year, while 184,000 pupils are set to join extra-county schools. County schools will have 188,000 and the sub-county schools, which are the majority, will accommodate 669,000 pupils.
To check Form One Selection for National and Extra County schools, SMS the candidate’s INDEX Number to 22263 which costs Ksh 25. Other selections will be available on 4th December.
The 2020 Form One students are expected to report to schools from January 13 with the last day being January 17. CS Magoha has encouraged the students to know today the schools they’ve been selected to join.