Female candidates from public schools topped the KCPE 2020 exam.
Faith Mumo emerged top with 433 marks. She is from Kari Mwailu Primary School in Makueni county.
Nanzala Wesonga from Chogoria Girls Primary School was the second best candidate with 432 marks.
The top four students were from public schools.
Nine students attained above 400 marks.
Girls performed slightly better in English, Kiswahili and Kenyan Sign Language.
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Meanwhile, boys performed better in Maths, Science and Social Studies.
Magoha said overall performance improved compared to 2019, although the mark of the highest candidate dropped from 440 in 2020.
The KCPE exams were delayed as a result of Covid-19 pandemic.
The 2020 KCPE exam started on March 22 and ended on March 24, with rehearsals having been done on March 19.
Source: The Star