This is comprehensive list of top 10 best secondary schools in Kenya based on a long term consistent good performance.
Alliance High School (or AHS) popularly known as “Bush”, was the first school in Kenya to offer secondary school education to Africans. It was founded on 1 March 1926 by the Alliance of Protestant Churches – The Church of Scotland Mission (later known as the Presbyterian Church of East Africa or PCEA), Church of the Province of Kenya (CPK), African Inland Church (AIC), and the Methodist Church.
Founded in 1959 by the late Dr. Geoffrey Griffin and other two co- founders, the late Geoffrey Geturo and the late Joseph Gikubu, Starehe is a charitable institution that provides care and education for boys in need. It runs a Centre, Secondary School and a tertiary Institute offering Accountancy and Computer studies.
Alliance Girls’ High School is a national girls’ boarding school located near the small town of Kikuyu in the Kiambu District of the Central Province of Kenya, 20 km from Nairobi. It is within walking distance from its brother school Alliance High School.Founded in 1948 by the Alliance of Protestant Missions, Alliance Girls’ High School was the first institution of higher education for African girls in Kenya, and served in parallel lieu to Kenya High School that then only admitted European girls.
Moi high school-Kabarak is a private mixed-boarding school started in 1979 to offer secondary education to Kenyan students. It was founded by Kenya’s second president, Daniel Arap Moi.The school is located 20 km from Nakuru town, in Kenya’s Rift Valley Province. It shares the same compound with Kabarak University.
Strathmore provides a learning environment that is both inspiring and nurturing. Our community’s focus on achievement and success, together with our emphasis on support and connection, provides students with every opportunity to proceed to a variety of post-secondary school options. At Strathmore Secondary College many opportunities are provided for students to excel. The strengths of the College are in its commitment to general academic excellence, music, the visual and performing arts and sport.
Kenya High School had its beginnings in 1910 when a co-educational school called the Nairobi European School began in buildings designed for police Barracks. In 1931 the boys were separated from the girls. In 1935, the school was renamed The European Girls Secondary School and had its first Headmistress, Miss Kerby appointed. The buildings consisted partly of temporary wooden huts located on the compound of the present Nairobi Primary school, with whom the secondary school shared the present buildings. Staff housing was scattered in the vicinity of Protectorate Hill. In 1939, the school was renamed The Kenya High School.
Precious Blood is a provincial public school run by the Precious Blood Sisters, The Board of Governors in conjunction with a supportive PTA. he administration of the school comprises of the following: Non-teaching staff, discipline committee, tender committee, staff welfare committee, academics committee, careers/ guidance & counselling, games committee and bible study committee. With the exception of the non-teaching staff, the others are standing committees made up of teachers.
Maranda High School is located in Siaya County, Kenya. It has a good performance record, especially since the inception of the 8-4-4 Curriculum in Kenya.The secondary education institution is approximately 5 kilometres from Bondo and has a consistent long time record in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education.
Loreto High School is an all-girls’ National School located in Karambaini, in the green highlands of Limuru, Kiambu County, Central Kenya approximately 28 km /45 minutes from the capital city, Nairobi, Kenya.Lorote High school also have branches like Msongari,Matunda and Convent Valley
Mang’u High School is a Kenyan Roman Catholic National High School established in 1925, located in Kiambu County along the Nairobi-Thika Highway six kilometres from Thika, Kenya. Mang’u High School is ranked among the top schools nationwide in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education and has many eminent alumni including one Kenyan president and several vice presidents.