Factors that Influence low transition rate from primary to secondary schools in Kakamega South District
As it was revealed in the background of the study, the transition rate from primary to secondary schools in Kakamega East and Kakamega South is very low. The two districts have consistently registered or admitted low number of students in secondary schools compared to those who really sat for KCPE since 2007 to 2010. (Table 2) in the same districts and this is despite the fact that the government of Kenya introduced free primary education in 2003 and subsidized day secondary education in 2008. The problem which was addressed by this study therefore, was the low transition rate from primary schools to secondary schools in Kakamega East and Kakamega South Districts. To do this, it was important to find out the factors that contributed to low transition rate in both Kakamega East and Kakamega South districts.