Taita Taveta County failed to produce As in 2019 KCSE

Taita Taveta County did not produce any A in this year’s Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations.

However, Taita Taveta County Director of Education Samuel Wanjohi, affirmed that a number of schools in the county produced several A-.

“I can authoritatively confirm to you that no local school has produced a student with grade A plain, but the schools have produced several A-,” said Wanjohi in an interview yesterday.

“We have distributed the results to sub-counties so that school authorities can check and analyse them. We have many A-,” Wanjohi added.

Despite producing several A-, the county’s schools still performed below the national average.

Dr Aggrey Boys, which was second in last year’s examination, slipped to position three with 4 A-, followed by St Mary’s Boys with 2 A-, Voi Boys and Mwasere Girls with 1 A- each.

About 5,000 candidates sat this year’s KCSE examination in the county.

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