Form 1 selection: 65,000 pupils to join extra-county schools

KCPE Results - 24,700 to join national schools, 65,000 pupils to join extra-county schools - kcpe.


In Summary

  • Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i said admission letters would posted on the Education ministry website www.education.go.ke.
  • However, parents can check the schools their children have been selected to join by sending an SMS to 20042.
  • You are required to SMS with the candidate’s Index Number to 20042 from any network.

    Some 24,795 Standard Eight candidates have been selected to join 103 national schools.

    This is a 1,710 increase compared to 2015, where 23,085 pupils secured slots in the top schools.

    In selection results announced Tuesday by Education CS Fred Matiang'i, another 133,785 candidates will join county schools as 65,331 head to extra-county learning centres.

    Some 492,576 Standard Eight leavers have been chosen to be students in sub-county schools.

    Dr Matiang'i said the transition rate from primary to secondary school had increased to 84 percent up from 82 percent last year.

    ADMISSION LETTERS ONLINE

    The selection done at Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, Nairobi, was based on merit, quotas, equity, affirmative action and candidate's choices.

    Dr Matiang’i said admission letters would posted on the Education ministry website www.education.go.ke.

    However, parents can check the schools their children have been selected to join by sending an SMS to 20042.

    You are required to send an SMS with the candidate’s index number to 20042 from any network.

    Carrier charges will apply as per the respective charges of the individual telco company.

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    To check for admission letters online, log on to www.education.go.ke, select the county and sub-county the candidate sat KCPE then key in your index number and submit.

    To complete the process, click on the admission letter at the bottom of the page.

    Meanwhile, the results of this year's
    Form Four exams will be released before the end of December, Dr Matiang'i said on Tuesday.

    This means the outcomes of the tests, which are released in February, will be known two months earlier than usual.

    http://www.nation.co.ke/news/24-700-selected-to-join-national-schools/1056-3484756-y20vcdz/index.html

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