Placement of KCPE 2022 Candidates to various secondary schools has been concluded. According to the ministry of education, the exercise was based on merit or performance. Background of school will play a vital role. Secondary schools in Kenya are grouped in four categories;
Form one 2022 selection for KCPE 2021 candidates who scored above 400 marks has already been finalized. This group will be those joining the 136 national schools. Of these 136 national schools, 35 are special-needs education secondary schools.
This year’s placement is likely to see thousands of candidates who did not score 400 marks and above join national schools, which have the capacity to accommodate over 30,000 students.
The ministry’s last year data shows that some 36,254 candidates were placed in national schools, 201,077 in extra-county schools,1.2 million in county schools, 1,827 in special needs schools, and 718,516 in sub-county schools.
In the 2021 KCPE exam, some 11,857 candidates scored between 400 and 500 marks, compared to the 8,091 in 2020, increasing the number by 3,766.
Another 315,275 candidates scored between 300 and 399 marks, compared to the 282,090 who scored the same marks in 2020; while 578,197 candidates scored between 200 and 299 marks, compared to the 589,027 candidates under the same category in 2020.
How to Check Secondary School Selection via sms code 22263
Candidates and parents can now access joining instructions that are available online for all categories of schools through the ministry’s www.education.go.ke or check the results by texting the candidate’s index number only to 22263. To check secondary school selected SMS your index number to 22263 (the code works for safaricom, Airtel and Telkom). The sms charges ksh. 25.
How to Download form One 2021 Admission Letter Online
Downloading form one 2021 admission letters is now easier. Once you have confirmed the school in which you have been admitted then the next thing is to download your admission letter. To download your letter follow these steps:
- Go to: Form one 2021 admission letter
- Select the county and sub-county you sat KCPE then key in your index number and Submit.
- Click on the link named “admission letter” at the bottom of the page for a copy of your admission letter.
- Use the printer icon to print or download icon to download to your computer.
- Get your primary school’s headteacher to endorse the letter and stamp it in the space provided.
- Finally, present it for admission together with a certified copy of birth certificate