Olive Wachira (Riara School) and Rawling Odhiambo (Kakamega Hills) both attained 453 marks out of the possible 500.
The results were announced from Mombasa town at Star of the Sea Primary School.
Check below the exam results data sheet.
- First two candidates tied at position one with 453 marks out of possible 500
- The exam was taken by 527,294 boys and 525,070 girls making a total of 1,052,364 candidates
- Male candidates performed better in Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and Religious Studies
- Female candidates performed better than boys in English, Kiswahili and Kenya sign language
- A total of 12,273 scored more than 400 marks making an increase of 1.17 per cent increase from the 9,846 in 2017
- More than 50% of the pupils scored more than 250 marks in 2018
- A total of 2,177 pupils scored less than 100 marks, indicating a drop as compared to 2017
- Special needs candidates totaling to 2,495 had the highest student scoring 446 marks, in 2017 the best scored 426 marks and were 2038
- About 574,927 scored Between 201- 300 marks,, 101-200 marks for 234,573
- There was zero exam leakage during the 9 paper exam exercise
- About 23 out of 47 counties registered more female candidates. They included Kakamega, Nairobi, Meru, Bungoma, Vihiga, Siaya , Kitui, Embu, Makueni, Machakos, Nakuru, Elgeyo-Marakwet, Kisii, Nyamira, Tharaka-Nithi, Kericho, Uasin-Gishu, Kirinyaga , Trans-Nzoia, Nandi, Mombasa and Bomet
- To receive exam results in 2018, pupils should sms their Index Number to 20076