Pangani Girls, Nairobi School lead varsity list
Nairobi’s eight leading high schools will take an average of 206 candidates to public universities in the next academic year.
Pangani Girls leads the lot with 256 students expected to join universities towards the end of the year.
The school had an enrolment of 283 for the 2013 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination. Only 14 students scored a C+ and below. Interestingly, Pangani was not in the Knec ranking because of a few cheating cases.
Of the eight schools, Precious Girls has the least number with 134. Of its 135 KCSE candidates, only one will not be shortlisted to join university.
Nairobi school will send 255 to universities while Moi Girls High School will take 209. Lenana school’s share is 231.
Although Starehe Boys’ Centre did not perform to the expectations of many, 200 of its 2013 students will be in public universities.
Kenya High will take 201 students while State House Girls’ will have 161.
The eight schools will take 1,647 candidates to various universities.
Those students who scored a mean grade of A to a B- of 58 points for girls and 60 for boys will be selected by the Kenya Universities Joint Admission Board from all schools in the republic for various courses.