By Dan Nyamanga.
Nyamira Kenya 10 May 2021……….. Extra county schools in Nyamira have for the first time floored most of the academic giants in the region in the just released 2020 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Educati(KCSE) examinations.
The schools which have for a long time trailed the academic powerhouses registered impressive results as numbers for those candidates who will join universities increasing.
Kebirigo boys high school topped in Nyamira County with a mean of 8.819 flooring Nyambaria boys’ and Sironga girls’ national schools which trailed with 8.7624 and 8.209 respectively.
However, Nyambaria school had a record entry number of 543, probably the highest in the Nyanza region. The mean was an improvement of 0.7474 in 2019’s examinations.
508 students qualified for direct university entry grades of C+ (plus) and above with the highest number of six straight A’s, in the county.
Sironga girls national school had a positive deviation of 1.8 from 2019’s 6.409.
341 out of 392 girls will be joining various universities in Kenya.
308 students out of 340 scored above C+ in St. Peter’s Nyakemincha secondary with a mean of 8.026. Principal Murungi Meme attributing the impressive grades to God and hard work from both teachers and candidates.
St. Charles Lwanga Nyansabakwa boys which has been performing averagely surprised many after it attained a mean of 8.07 an improvement of 2.11 f
from 2019’s 5.96. 88 boys out of 94 scored C+ and above.
Mwongori high school in Borabu sub county scored a mean of 7.3158 with 291 students attaining university entry grades.437 students had sat for the 2020 exanimations.
Nyaikuro SDA high school in Manga sub county registered a mean of 5.903 as St. Paul’s Gekano boys in Masaba North sub county had 6.815.
Over 143,000 students scored over grade C+ (plus) as 893 scored A(plain).