KISII HIGH SCHOOL LOCATION AND HISTORY
Kisii High School is a public national boy’s school, which is a nonprofit public institution established in 1934 to provide quality secondary education to young pupils. The top brass of Kisii, the school is located approximately one and half kilometers from the Kisii town Central Business District (CBD) on the Kisii – Keroka roadThe mandate of the school is to implement the government’s educational programmes with the view of developing their potential in national leadership.
Immediately after the Colonial Government become interested in education, following the Phelps-Stokes Commission report of 1925, Kisii School started in 1934 as Government African School (GAS). The local Native Council of South Kavirondo raised the funds.
KISII HIGH SCHOOL MAJOR HIGHLIGHTS
The following are the school’s major highlights:
1934 – Started Artisan courses at Primary School (Std. equivalent to STD 4-6). But when, it was unable to get pupils, the school admitted pupils in the substandard level (equivalent of standard 2 and 3) with 15 pupils.
1938 – Presented the first candidates for Primary School Examinations. By now, the school had 60 pupils in 2 streams of 30 each. The students had to be 50% Kisii and 50% Luo (Kisii 30 Pupils, Luo 30 pupils)
1945 – The Secondary School section was started. At that time, this was called the Junior Secondary- equivalent to standard 7 and 8. The population was still 60 per class.
1946 – Presented the first student for Kenya African Preliminary Examination.
1949 – Started the senior secondary (from 3 and 4) These candidates were to be prepared for KASSE (Kenya African Secondary School Examination).
1950 – Presented candidates for KASSE (Kenya African Secondary School Examination).
1953 -The school admitted candidates for a P3 teacher training course which lasted 3 years. It was later shifted to Kabianga Teachers College (present day Kabianga Boys) before later on moving to present day Kericho Teachers Training College.
1956 – The school entered its first candidates for Cambridge School Certificate. A total of 60 students were registered.
1962- The school was among the 6 schools to introduce ‘A’ LEVEL (Art) with a single stream of 30 students.
1963 – Presented its first Higher School Certificate candidates commonly referred to as ‘A’ Level Examination.
1967 – The ‘A’ level science class or science stream was started. By now, the student population was 450 (form 1 to 6).
2012- The school was elevated to National status
The school has grown in size from 3 streams at the start of 8-4-4 to the current 7 streams with a population of 1585 students.
Currently, the school has 65 TSC teachers, 13 BOM teachers and 96 non-teaching staff. The school has had 18 principals since its inception. The current principal is Mr. Caspar Maina Momanyi.
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KISII HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMICS
The school offers abroad based curriculum with 24 subjects, 22 examinable subjects and 2 non-examinable subjects.
KISII HIGH SCHOOL CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
The school is very active in co-curricular activities like science and engineering fair, rugby, handball, basketball, football, hockey, badminton, table tennis, music, drama, athletics among others. In 1997, the school emerged as the national champion in soccer.
KISII HIGH SCHOOL CONTACTS
You can reach the school through any of the following contacts:
- School Name: Kisii High School
- Physical Location: Kisii County, Kisii Town
- Postal Address: P.O. Box 11, Kisii 42100
- School KNEC Code: 40700002
- Phone Number: 254-061-2313-386
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Twitter Handle: https://twitter.com/RKisiischool
- School Website: www.kisiischool.ac.ke
KISII HIGH SCHOOL CLUBS AND SOCIETIES
The school has fifteen active clubs and five societies. The school programme has Thursdays from 4 to 5 pm set aside for club activities and meetings. This is when club meetings are held. All the students are encouraged to join at least one club and one society. The main aims of the clubs and societies include the following:
1. To educate
2. To stimulate thinking
3. To do research for knowledge and information
4. To entertain
5. To develop creativity
6. To render services to oneself and society
7. To provide an avenue for socialization
8. To help students grow spiritually and morally upright
9. To help students develop and exploit gifts and talents.
The societies include:
1. The Christian Union
2. The Seventh Day Adventists
3. The Legion of Mary
4. The Young Christian Society
5. The Muslim Society.
KISII HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
Kisii School offers a great range of sporting activities for the students’ recreation. All the activities are coordinated by various teams which have team heads and captains. The teams also have team teachers who help in organization of the students and have the responsibility of taking the teams for external functions. The performance of the teams is relatively good.
KISII HIGH SCHOOL KCSE RESULTS ANALYSIS
Kisii High has maintained a good performance at the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, KCSE, exams. The school has seen many students, who pass through it, pursue good courses at tertiary level. In the 2019 KCSE exams the school had a candidature of 445 students. Here is a brief analysis of the school’s results.
2018 KCSE RESULTS
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2017 KCSE RESULT ANALYSIS
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2016 KCSE RESULTS ANALYSIS
MEAN GRADE SUMMARY
2015 KCSE RESULTS ANALYSIS
MEAN GRADE SUMMARY
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