Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) results are out and two candidates tied at the top position with 453 marks out of the possible 500.
Speaking on Monday at Star of the Sea primary School, Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed said that only four candidates out of the 1,520,364 have had their results canceled due to malpractice.
The four will however have the chance to resit for the exams come next year as said by Education CS Amina Mohammed.
In the latest KCPE results, female candidates performed better than male candidates in English, Kiswahili and Kenya sign language.
On the other side boys performed better in Mathematics, Social Studies, Science and Religious Studies.
The Education CS also noted that there was a slight improvement in this year’s results compared to last year.
12,273 students scored above 400 marks with 228,414 students scored between 301-400 marks. 574,927 students scored between 201-300 marks while 234,573 students scored between 101-200 marks.
There were 2,495 candidates registered with special needs and the best candidate scored 446 marks.