Kisii School is a public national boys' school with an outstanding records of national academic excellence. It is a non profit public institution established in 1934 to provide quality secondary education to young pupils. The mandate of the school is to implement the government’s educational programmes fro Kenyans with the view to developing their potential in national leadership.
Immediately after the Colonial Government become interested in education, following the Phelps-Stokes Commission report of 1925, Kisii School started in 1934 as Government African School (GAS). The local Native Council of South Kavirondo raised the funds.
The following are the school’s major highlights:-
1934-Started Artisan courses at Primary School (Std. equivalent to STD 4-6). But when, it was unable to get pupils, the school admitted pupils in the sub standard level (equivalent of standard 2 and 3) with 15 pupils.
1938-Presented the first candidate for Primary School Examinations. By now, the school had 60 pupils in 2 streams of 30 each. The students had to be 50% Kisii and 50% Luo (Kisii 30 Pupils, Luo 30 pupils).....read more