The 2019 KCPE results are out, 18 days after candidates finished their exams.

Do you have a lead on a newsworthy story? Share news tips with us here at Hivisasa!

Individual candidates can access their results by sending their index number followed by the word KCPE to 20076.

Example: If your index is 207986002, type:  207986002 KCPE and send to 20076.

Announcing the results a few minutes ago, Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha said the overall performance this year was better than that of 2018.

The CS assured all KCPE candidates that they will be admitted to various secondary schools across the country.

"We are going on the ground starting tomorrow. By December 2, 2019, every child shall have a place," Magoha said.

The top candidate in 2019 KCPE had 440 marks.