Murang’a High School was started in 1964 through the Catholic Diocese of Nyeri, at that time under the late Bishop Gatimu. The mission built classrooms and administration block, to enable the school to admit its first students in 1964. The school started with a total number of 35 students (boys), drawn from the then Murang’a Administrative Divisions of Kangema (5 Students), Kigumo (5), Kandara (5) and the host Kiharu division (20) boys. Two teachers were posted to teach at the school.
The late Bishop Gatimu, in 1996 appealed to the Government to take over the running of the school, and the Government took over and started building permanent structures for the school, through USAID funding. It constructed office block, dormitories, dining hall, laboratories and three streams. The school has now 6 streams in form 1 & 2, and 5 streams in form 3 & 4 with a total of 1201 students, 40 teaching staff and 30 non-teaching staff. Murang’a High School remains a Catholic sponsored School to date. It has a total acreage of 31 (acres), which include St. Mary’s Primary School.
Contacts for Murang’ a High School
- School Name: Murang’ a High School
- Address: P.O. Box 101, Murang’ a 10200
- City/Town: Murang’ a
- County: Murang’ a
- School Category: Public
- School KNEC Code : 10200008
- Phone Number: 0724-167580
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website: http://www.murangahigh.sc.ke/
Murang’a High School Co-Curricular Activities and Clubs
Murang’a high as a National school encourages all students to exploit their talents by engaging in co-curricular activities such as drama,sports,music and many more. Students also actively participate in the following Clubs:
|1||Debate and Law Club|
|8||wildlife and Environment Club|
|9||Science and Engineering Club|
|10||President’s Award Scheme|
Murang’a High School Motto:
Discipline, Order, Determination.
Murang’a High Vision:
Be a Centre of Excellence in Academic Performance and Discipline in the Country.
Murang’a High Mission Statement:
To inculcate and nurture exceptional and desirable knowledge, values, attitudes and skills capable of making an all rounded person.
Murang’a High Core values:
Murang’a High School KCSE Exams Analysis
Being one of the top performing schools, Murang’a High has maintained pulled a string of impressive performances over time. During the 2018 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams, the 187 registered candidates recorded a mean grade of an A- (minus) with a performance index of 75.916. In the 2019 KCSE Exams, the school had a candidature of 311 students.