Controversial KCSE Results Oruba Boys High School Students Challenge Unprecedented Wave of D Grades in 2023 Exams
Students from Oruba Boys High School in Migori have raised concerns and disputed the 2023 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) results. Expressing their dissatisfaction, they took to the streets after recording an unexpected high number of D grades in the recently released exam, terming the results as ingenuine.
Dijon Omondi, one of the students, expressed gratitude for the opportunity to voice their concerns and shed light on the situation at Oruba Boys. Out of 75 candidates who sat for the exams, an alarming 70 achieved a mean grade of D.
Omondi lamented the unexpected outcome, emphasizing that in their preparation for the national exam, they had undergone numerous internal and external tests, never witnessing such poor performance.
Gordon Otieno Okinyi, another candidate, conveyed his surprise at the results, highlighting that they were anticipating a celebratory outcome like other schools. However, he revealed that every student received a grade of D, with only two managing to attain a C-.
Okinyi expressed his disappointment, stating that even grades as low as E were present, contrary to their expectations based on joint exams conducted by the school.
Students from Oruba Boys in Migori County dispute the 2023 KCSE results terming it ingenuine as almost all the students scored a mean grade of D. Their attempts to reach the school principal, deputy principal and even the exam master were thwarted as they were unavailable… pic.twitter.com/zZLz4rBiQJ
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Alloyce Otieno questioned the grading system employed by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC), emphasizing that the results were unfamiliar to them. He challenged KNEC officials to visit their school and compare the KCSE results with the internal tests, seeking clarity on the significant deviation between the expected and actual outcomes.
Tony Omondion, expressing disbelief at his D- grade, voiced his disappointment in the unexpected results. Confident in his preparation, Omondion questioned where he could utilize such a grade and pondered the implications for his future.
He emphasized that the outcome was not reflective of his efforts and urged a reconsideration of the results, as the controversy surrounding the KCSE results at Oruba Boys High School in Migori continued to unfold.