Little known Nyambaria Boys High School from Nyamira county has stunned all the traditional academic giants by emerging the best in the 2022 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
Although the Ministry of Education did not release a national ranking an analysis of all the available results have placed Nyambaria on top.
The school which has spent a number of years in the cold registered an impressive aggregate mean of 10.89 sending all its 488 candidates to university.
The school’s students performed exceptionally well, with 28 students getting a grade A (plain), 383 students getting a grade A (minus), bringing the total to 411, which represents 84.22% of the candidates.
76 students got a grade B (plus), and only 1 student scored a grade B (plain). No student got below B (plain).
This is a remarkable improvement from last year’s results, where the school had 4 students getting a grade A (plain), 79 students getting a grade A (minus), 231 students getting a grade B (plus), 130 students getting a grade B (plain), 77 students getting a grade B (minus), 46 students getting a grade C (plus), 5 students getting a grade C (plain), 4 students getting a grade C (minus), 2 students getting a grade D (plus) and 2 students getting a grade D (plain).
The school’s success has been trending on social media, with many congratulating the school and the students for their hard work and dedication.
Many are praising the school’s teachers and management for their efforts in improving the school’s performance.
Nyambaria High School beat Kapsabet Boys High School which was the best school in the previous year’s exam.
Other notable high performers in the 2022 KCSE include Cardinal Otunga High School in Mosocho, with a mean score of 10.76, Asumbi Girls High School with a score of 10.371, Mang’u High School with a score of 10.36, St Anthony’s Boys High School in Kitale, with a score of 10.33, and Mudasia Academy, with a score of 10.3.