Maryhill Girls High School is a girls’ national boarding school situated in Thika along Thika – Gatukuyu road. The school has a student population of 1000 plus students.
It is a six streamed school that offers seventeen subjects in the 8-4-4- Kenyan curriculum. The school also offers a variety of other co-curricular activities such as Drama, Music, a variety of games like hockey, swimming, volleyball, tennis to name but a few.
Maryhill Girls’ High School was founded in 1933 when a group of missionary women (Sisters of Our Lady of Africa) answered the call of serving the children who were born of mixed races in East Africa. The children faced discrimination in the African, European and Asian Schools.
The school acquired its name from Mary Mother of Jesus and the hill came from where it stands. Soon after independence, the school acquired a new phase where the first group of bright African girls got admitted and Maryhill became one of the most prestigious schools in the country. The school was later on turned into a public school. 1989 is the year when the school presented the first candidates in the 8-4-4 system of education.
Maryhill High School has around 65 teachers under the wise leadership of the principal. The school has over 40 support staff members who also play a vital role in the running of the school.
Various Departments and committees comprising of the teaching staff are also in place to enhance the smooth running of the institution such as the examinations department, discipline committee, guidance and counseling department among others.
Also assisting in the school management is a team of the Prefects Body who contribute big time in the daily running of the school. The perfect body assists in maintaining order and cleanliness in the school.
Maryhill Girls’ High School Students
Maryhill Girls’ High School students are warm, receptive and disciplined. They undertake their activities with zeal and are result-oriented. The students are also intelligent and make a well-informed judgment.
Maryhill Girls’ High School Facilities
The school is endowed with facilities including classrooms, dormitories, kitchen and dining hall, computer lab, science labs (3), home science rooms to name but a few of the facilities available. The environment is very conducive for learning as there are no disturbances from the outside world.
School Motto, Vission, and Mission
Motto: Toil for excellence
Vision: To make Maryhill Girls High school a center for excellence
Mission: To provide equal education opportunities for the Kenyan girl child. To develop her full potential in a multicultural and competitive environment through discipline, moral and spiritual development and to foster skills in self-reliance, leadership and responsibility based on teamwork, efficiency, commitment and diligence.
Maryhill Girls High School Thika 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.
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Maryhill 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.
Maryhill Girls High School Contacts (Address, Location, Email, Telephone and Website)
School Name: Maryhill Girls High School
Physical Location: Along Thika-Gatukuyu Road
Address: P.O. Box 9-0100, Thika
School Category: Public
School Code: 11200006
Phone Number: +254 6724188, +254704983017
Email: Will be updated soon.