During the selection of form one and school reporting date, Education CS George Magoha revealed names of schools preferred by most 2020 KCSE candidates.
George Magoha named Nanyuki Boys High School as the most liked school. He went ahead and named other schools, which include:
1.) Mbooni High School 93,000
2.) Butere High School 94,000
3.) Nakuru High School 100,000
4.) Nyandarua High Schools 123,000
5.)Kabianga High School 142,000
6.) Nanyuki Boys High School 154,524
Some of the renowned schools that also got a high number of applicants include Kapsaret Boys 95,000, Maseno 104,000, Pangani 124,000, and Alliance Girls High School 105,000.
“It’s paramount for our teachers to understand the best schools aren’t the ones we apply to otherwise the selection process becomes an uphill task,” said Magoha.
During the presser, Magoha also announced form one students would report to school on August 2. He added all candidates had been placed in government learning institutions.
“Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, parents should visit county directors for assistance,’ added Magoha.
Samuel Wanyoni, the boy who scored the highest marks in KCPE, will go to Mang’u High School, while Faith Mumo, who scored 433 marks, will go to Kenya High School.
The CS also said students who scored 400 marks and above would join national and provincial schools.
Special need students will also go to schools of their choice.
Extra county schools have admitted girls 95,646 and 105,431 boys; the total is 201,077, while National schools have admitted 17,406 girls and 18 848 boys, summing up to 36,254.
At the same time, county schools have admitted 98,266 boys and 115,325 girls, totalling 213,591.