Kisii High School History, Location, Contact information, Fees Structure and Current Population


Kisii High school was established way back in 1934. Its a public non-profit making secondary school that is aimed at disseminating quality education to the learners.

When the school began in 1934, it was mandated to offer artisan courses at primary school in standard four to standard six but unfortunately the school failed to get pupils and had to admit pupils in standard 2-3 with only 15 pupils.

In 1938, the school had 60 pupils and with two streams each carrying 30 pupils in equal proportion from the Luo side and Kisii land. This year, the school presented the first candidates for Certificate of Primary Education (CPE).

In 1945, the secondary section was started and this time it was known as the junior secondary and it was equivalent to standard 7 and 8 now. This time, the population was 60 per class in two streams.

In 1946, the school presented students for Kenya African Preliminary Examination

In 1949, the school started senior secondary, equivalent to form 3 and 4 and the aim was to prepare them for KASSE exams and 1950 it presented students for this exams.

In 1953, the school admitted students for P3 teacher training course which only took three years before it was transferred to Kabianga Teachers College, the present Kabianga High School before later being moved to Kericho Teachers Training College.

In 1956, the school registered 60 students for Cambridge Examinations.

In 1962, the school introduced “A” Level with 30 students just in one stream. In 1963, it presented its candidates for “A” Level examinations

In 2012, the school was promoted to a national status.

Location of the School

The school is located in Kisii County, Nyaribari Chache, Kisii-Keroka Road.

School Details

School Motto: Strive for Excellence

School Vision: To be a global centre of excellence in youth development, effectively providing leadership and academic skills geared towards promotion of a just and caring society that is founded on high moral standards

School Mission: To offer homely support and a holistic education founded on strong principles of discipline, character formation and leadership development.

School Type: Public

Founded By the young Kavirondo Association

Address: Kisii- Sotik Road B3, 40200-Kisii, Kenya

School Population

The school has population of 2100 students as per now who are competing for fewer resources which are not available due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The school is calling upon well wishers to help it construct ten more classes to achieve the one meter rule as it is outlined in the Covid-19 protocols.

The current principal of the school is Mr. Maurice Ogutu and the deputy principal is Mr. Edwin Nyaboga. The school has a staff of 102 teachers as per now.

School Alumni

  1. Former Chief Justice, David Maraga
  2. Chairman of council of Governors Hon. Wycliffe Ambesa Oparanya
  3. Kisii County Governor Hon. James Ogwae
  4. The late Nyamira Governor Hon. John Obiero Nyagarama

These are just a few of those who went through the school, but there are more office who happened to have gone through the school and we can not mention all of them.

Fees Structure

For school Fees, please contact the principal through the contacts below

School Contact Information

You can contact the school through the contacts provided here below;

Phone Number: +254 722555660

E-mail: [email protected]


The school operates from Monday to Friday starting from 8.00 a.m to 5.00 p.m

School gallery

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