LIVE UPDATES: KCPE results 2019

KCPE 2019. [Photo/File]

LIVE UPDATES: KCPE results 2019

End of live update.

How to check your KCPE results: 

KCPE results will be collected by respective schools from sub-county offices.

For individual results do the following:

  1. Send candidate index number followed by KCPE in capital letters through SMS to 20076.

Top candidate

  1. Master Andy Micheal Munyiri of Damacrest Schools in Thogoto.
  2. Flavian Onyango – 439 – Chakol Girls
  3. June Cheptoo – 439 – Sang’alo Primary school, Nandi county.
  4. Michael Ndung’u – 439 – Kitengela International School

Three students tied for position 3 with 439 marks, two of them were girls from public schools.


Top candidate scored -440 marks.

KCPE results- the numbers.

50.17 per cent of boys sat the exams while 49. 83 were girls.

Nairobi, Kakamega and Nakuru had the highest candidature

Samburu, Isiolo and Lamu had the lowest candidature,

Counties with overaged candidates above 19-years-old were mostly in Kilifi, Turkana, Garissa.

2:53 pm: By 17th December all books for grade four will be distributed in all schools and Competence-based Curriculum (CBC) will be running fully by January, says Magoha

Magoha has promised parents that children will receive 100 per cent transition to secondary education.

By December 2, every KCPE candidate will know which secondary school they will be joining.

“None of the examination papers leaked. The number of pregnancies among candidates reduced significantly,” says Magoha.

2:42 Pm: Cabinet Secretary George Magoha.


There were few cases of malpractices at least only two cases were reported, Magoha also said none of the examination papers leaked.

“We have managed to release the results just 17 days after completion of exams, I sincerely thank everyone.”

“President Uhuru Kenyatta has given us his blessings to give out these results to the public.”

2:38 pm: Education Principal Secretary (PS) Belio Kipsang.

“I congratulate our young children for the good work and parents lets celebrate our children for the best they will give us,”

2:32 pm: TSC chairperson Nancy Macharia.

“We have recruited 5000 high school teachers and 10,000 interns to reduce the shortages experienced in the country.”

“We will investigate the conduct of 56 teachers who had some missteps during the administration of the KCPE exams.”

“We want to ensure our teachers benefit in improved working terms in perfect time, we are currently reviewing the CBA”

“We wouldn’t be here were it not for the teachers work and TSC celebrates these teachers. I note with satisfaction that TSC will recognise the teachers who took extraordinary measures to ensure cheating has been reduced during exams,”

2:25 pm: John Onsati chairman KNEC

Key gains for KNEC in 2019 KCPE exams.

Maintained standards of effective management of national examinations.

Registration of candidates happened in one and a half month due to enhanced infrastructure.

A new system of confirming candidates registration details through SMS, thus enhancing efficiency.

Enhanced surveillance.

Increase in number of examiners.

Continued collaboration with stakeholders.

2:19 pm: CEO KNEC

2019 candidates examined in 7 subjected and administered in two days.

KNEC contracted professionals for the exams.

Cabinet Secretary for Education, Prof George Magoha will release 2019 KCPE results at Mitihani House on Dennis Pritt Road at 2.00 pm

Over 1000,000 students will today know their fate as the Ministry of Education releases the 2019 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education exams results.