Here are KCSE 2016 ranking of best schools in country.Alliance Girls made a dramatic comeback to the top of the charts as it registered 25 straight As in this year’s Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education. The school’s top candidates had 82 points.
It was closely followed by Kenya High School, which had 21 candidates with grade A, seven of them of 82 points. Few schools had A grade.
And girls generally had a field day. Out of the top 20 candidates nationally, 16 were girls.
However, the best overall candidate nationally was Jacob Wekesa of Alliance High School with straight As of 86.794 points.
Alliance Girls – 25
Kenya High School – 21
Kisii School – 6
Mangu High School and Kagumo High School – 3
Moi Girls Eldoret, Kabarak High School and Kapsabet Boys High School – 2
Some of the top performing schools across the country were Kisii School which had six candidates with grade A of 81 points.
Others in the series were Mangu High School and Kagumo High School, which had three candidates with straight As. In the Rift , Moi Girls Eldoret, Kabarak and Kapsabet had two candidates each scoring grades A, while Nakuru Girls High School, Utumishi Academy and Nakuru Boys High had one candidate with grade A.
In Nyanza, other top performers were Agoro Sare of Homa Bay County and Nyambaria Boys High in Nyamira with one candidate each obtaining grade A. Friend’s Kamusinga of Bungoma was among the leading schools in Western region, with a candidate with grade A.
Elsewhere, Baricho Boys Secondary School in Kirinyaga, Meru School, Embu’s Moi High School and Mbiruri shone and did Nyeri High School, Othaya Boys, St Mary’s Boys, South Tetu, Murang’a High and Pioneer School.
At the Coast, private schools dominated the top positions, among them, Light Academy Mombasa, Abu Hureira Academy, Memon High School and Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Secondary School. The venerable Allidina Visram High School, an institution with a long and rich history, also made it to the top and did Lamu Girls Secondary School.