Kisumu Girls’ High School is located along the busy Kisumu-Kakamega Road, opposite the Kisumu Bus Park. Kisumu Girls High School was established in 1962 as an offshoot of Kisumu Boys High School.
The school was established to cater to the increasing demand for girl child education in Kisumu. The District Education Board (DEB) sponsored the school. The institution was initially a three streamed O-Level girls’ day school. It originally catered exclusively for girls of Asian descent.
However, by 1967, the first African girls were admitted. Advanced (A) Level curriculum was introduced in 1978. As the demand for education increased two ‘Harambee’ streams were established, bringing the total number of streams in the school to five streams. The two ‘Harambee’ streams were later taken over by the government.
Kisumu Girls High School was recently been upgraded to National School with a total population of about 1300 students and 6 streams at each form level. The sponsorship of the school is currently under the County Education Board (CEB). The school is situated next to the main Kisumu Bus Park, along Jomo Kenyatta Highway. The adjacent institutions include Kisumu Boys High School and Lake Primary School. It has had a total number of nine principals.
Vision: To Be the Leading School in Moulding Lives and Character of Girls in Kenya
Mission: To Produce Girls With A Culture Of Service For The Benefit Of The Society Through Active Participation In Academic And Social Programmes
Kisumu Girls’ High School students Performance
The school will take 229 students to university. 285 students sat for the exam at the school last year, where 18 scored A minus, 39 B plus, 64 B plain, 47 B minus, 61 C plus, 36 C plain, 14 C minus, and 6 D plus.
This means 229 students will join universities next year after getting university entry grade of C plus and above. Last year 223 students got university entry grades at Kisumu Girls’. The schools’ deputy Principal in charge of academics Sarah Ong’ola said that hard work and discipline from students, dedication from teachers and cooperation from parents enabled them to get the results they worked for, and they are very proud. Madam Ong’ola said that they would have performed even better had it not been an electioneering year.
The school was ranked 58th nationally in the 2017 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education results. In Kisumu county, it was number two.
Kisumu Girls High School KCSE Results
Individual candidates can check their KCSE results by SMS or online using an SMS number or website link provided at the release of the exam. Candidates and parents should visit the school for their official results slip. Results for all candidates and the school national, county and local ranking can also be found from the schools’ office.
The ministry of education advises parents teachers and pupils to check the KCSE result slip for any anomaly such as incorrect candidate’s name, school name and code as well as wrong subject grade and report to KNEC within a month after the announcement.
Kisumu Girls High School Fees, Account Number and Uniform
For details on school fees structure, account number and uniform, please contact the principal or the schools office using the contacts below.
Kisumu Girls High School Contacts (Address, Location, Email, Telephone and Website)
School Name: Kisumu Girls High School
Physical Location: Kenyatta Highway
City/Town: Kisumu City
County: Kisumu County
School Category: Public
School Code: To be updated
Phone Number: +254 716-520-288, +254 736-278-558
Email: mail here
Drama Club: Yes
Debate Club: Yes
Sports Team: Yes
Girls Scouts: Yes
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Kisumu Girls High School Facilities
School Library: Available
Swimming Pool: Not Available
Sports Field: Available
Computer Lab: Available
Science Laboratory: Available