Murang’ a High School Details and History
Murang’ a High School is a Catholic church-sponsored National boy boarding high school located in Murang’ a town, Kenya. It has over 800 students. The school was founded in the year 1964 and since then has grown to become one of the top performers in Murang’ a County.
The school is situated very close to the main town center. The school has produced some of the most influential men from Murang’ a County including the current senator for the county, Hon. Kembi Gitura, Mt Kenya University Founder, Hon.Simon Gicharu and renowned crime-thriller writer John Kiriamiti.
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’ an Administrative Divisions of Kangema (5 Students), Kigoma (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 an 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.
The school has a high level of discipline and is in the league of top achievers. The school also has ongoing and finished projects such as a three-storey dormitory and an ultramodern laboratory.
A strong team of determined teachers is there to ensure the students have all they need in terms of intellectual development and modeling an all-rounded student in extracurricular activities.
The school has many times reached the national flight in music and drama festivals. It also has participated competitively in Games such as football, rugby, hockey, handball, badminton, and basketball.
These are the guiding values that push us to become the best not just in the county but also among the best in the country. We envision Murang’ a High becoming a school of choice for boys and the members of staff.
With a current population of 1254 boys, 56 teachers, and 30 non-teaching staff, we can only look forward to better times in the future. Join us on this journey for a journey of a thousand miles starts with a step. The ‘Muhae’ website will be the place whereby one can find each step is taken and record of these for the community and future generations.
Murang’a High School Performance
Murang’ a High School achieved a mean of 10.59 an (A-) in 2013, having set a target of 10.5. In the year 2014, the candidates broke a record by getting 51 A plains and 70 A minuses and a mean score of 10.72.
Murang’a High School Staff
The school has 29 teachers who have been employed by the TSC and 20 teachers who have been employed by the BOG due to the understaffing. The school at the moment has no shortage of teachers. The school also has a total of 31 Non-Teaching staff
Murang’a High School Clubs And Societies
The department consists of both clubs and societies. We have a total of three societies i.e. Catholic Action, Christian Union and Muslim Students. With more than ten active clubs, learning is well complimented. Every club is under a patron.
- Debate and Law Club
- St.John Ambulance
- Scouts Movement
- Redcross Society
- Mathematics Club
- Journalism Club
- Computer Club
- Wildlife and Environment Club
- Science and Engineering Club
- President’s Award Scheme
- Music Association
- Kiswahili Club
- Drama Club
Motto: Discipline, Order, Determination
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Vision: Be a Centre of Excellence in Academic Performance and Discipline in the Country.
Mission Statement: To inculcate and nurture exceptional and desirable knowledge, values, attitudes and skills capable of making an all-rounded person.
Murang’a 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.
Murang’a 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.
Murang’a High School Contacts (Address, Location, Email, Telephone and Website)
School Name: Murang’ a High School
Physical Location: Off Murang’ a-Sabasaba Road, Murang’ a Town
Address: P.O. Box 101, Murang’ a 10200
City/Town: Murang’ a
County: Murang’ a
School Category: Public
School Code :
Phone Number: 0724-167580
Murang’a High School Highlights
Music Club: available
Drama Club: available
Debate Club: available
Sports Team: available
Girls and Boys Scouts:
Students Association: available
Murang’a High School Facilities
School Library: available
Sports Field: available
Computer Lab: available
Science Laboratory: available
Murang’a High School Alumni
Murang’ a High School prides itself in having produced some of the most influential men from Murang’a County including the current senator for the county, Hon. Kembi Gitura, Mt Kenya University Founder, Hon.Simon Gicharu and John Kiriamiti the renowned crime-thriller writer.