This is a girls ‘school located in Limuru, Kiambu district, Kenya. The school was founded in 1936 by the Sisters of Loreto who came to Kenya from Ireland in 1921 as Catholic teachers to promote the education of girls in the area.
The first vision of the school;
Educating African girls at the time was denied the right to education.
They are united in love and peace through good education.
The school had its first second class in 1947 with 2 of its first students passing Cambridge Certificate Education, earning a good reputation now after a good schooling. The school was divided into a national school in 1958.
Notable supporters include Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize winner, United Nations Official Carole Wainaina, Martha Mbugua, lawyer, Wanjiku Kabira writer and Ng’endo Mwangi, Kenya’s first female doctor.
Loreto High School Limuru Location;
The school is located in Kambaambaini in the highlands of Limuru, Kiambu district, Central Kenya. It is located about 28 kilometers from the city of Nairobi.
Operation of Loreto High School Limuru KCSE;
The school is known for excelling at home and national examinations. In 2007, the school had a score of almost 10 points, becoming the 3rd best school in Kenya and the best girls’ school in the country that year. This has been its best performance so far. In 2010, the school scored an average of 10.062 and a total of 10.113 (28 As, 50 As and 150 out of 177 went directly to public universities) in 2011. The school had a low rate of 10.489 (B +) in 2012, 10.32 (B +) in 2013, 10.04 (B +) in 2014 and 10.344 (B +) in 2015.
Loreto High School Limuru Create first form;
Here, the choice of one form is often made with academic merit in relation to the KCPE exam. Students with high results and who have chosen a school as the first choice are given the most important thing. Students are also selected according to need based on the financial background of the parents.
Loreto High School Limuru Contacts;
KNEC school code; 11200005.
The postal address of the school; P.O. Box Private Bag- 00217, Limuru.
Phone / mobile number; 0736088139.