Chavakali High school recorded good performance in National examinations despite huge number of candidates who sat for the last year’s exams following cancellation of their results in 2014.
The National school enrolled a total of 629 students by accommodating the affected class of 2014 who repeated.
The school had 313 students who repeated after their results were cancelled by the (KNEC) and these increased the number of the students who registered for the national examination.
According to the deputy principal Job Mudevi the school had 21 straight A’s, 172 A (minus), 202 B (plus), 143 B (plain), 64 B (minus), 21 C (plus) and 4 C plains.
He said the school had a mean score of 9.8 and only four students failed to get the University cut off points.
“We are happy with the results and most students have passed the exams,” said Mudevi.
He added that two students have their results pending due to registration problems which he said is being looked into by the examination body.
He said the first student Harrison Mboye who had repeated led and scored 83 points just like in the other year before the results were cancelled.
He however refuted a rumor that the school had posted 300 straight A’s as circulated in the social media.
“The results circulating that we had 300 A’s is misleading and I don’t know its source, ”said the deputy principal.
He was speaking to the press today at the school when releasing the results Chavakali High school recorded good performance in National examinations despite huge number of candidates who sat for the last year’s exams following cancellation of their results in 2014.
Most of the school in the County performed extremely well despite the delay experienced in compiling results manually as opposed to the previous years.
Schools were forced to tally their results manually after the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) failed to submit the breakdown as expected thus delay in delivery of the official results.
The teachers were put to task of acquiring the results by text messages as the exams body failed to send a summary the performance.
At Keveye Girls only top two girls had scored A plain as confirmed by the principal Mrs Judith Ngome.
Ngome said that the KNEC’s failure to bring a breakdown of the results had forced the delay in the confirmation of the final results.
Meanwhile Vihiga boys are on anxiety as principal Ezekiel Ayiego confirmed that the 184students failed to get their Chemistry results while some of them failed to get the Biology exam.
Ayiego said the cause of the students getting a Y in the subject is yet to be established as he still awaits official communication from the exam body.