NANYUKI HIGH SCHOOL- Is it a National School?

Nanyuki High School Administration Block
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For two consecutive years (2021-2022), Nanyuki High school has attracted interest from many KCPE candidates. It boasts of over 150,000 selections, all seeking to occupy the only 480 slots available in the school. But why is Nanyuki High School getting this attention? Stay here.

Nanyuki High School Location

The school is located in Nanyuki town, Laikipia East Constituency, in Laikipia County. Nanyuki High School started in 1964 as a British Army hostel for their children. It was officially opened to the public in 1965 as a three-streamed day and boarding school.

Currently, it is the only Boy’s national school in Laikipia.

Nanyuki High School amenities

The school has 20 classrooms, 6 Dormitories(3 high rise) ultra-modern administration block, Aviation Workshop, Wood Workshop, 3 Science Laboratories, and a computer laboratory.

It has a 200- capacity ultra-modern library which was funded by the Ministry of Education (MOE) at a cost of 10 Million Kenyan Shillings.

The school has a very vibrant BOM which achieved the purchase of a modern 67-seater Scania bus worth 14million.

The school sits on a 53-acre land. By this, it has an enabling space for co-curricular activities such as games including:

  1. Football,
  2. Rugby
  3. Volleyball
  4. Handball
  5. Hockey
  6. Basket Ball
  7. Athletics
  8. Badminton
  9. Lawn Tennis
  10. Chess
  11. Darts
  12. Table tennis
  13. Karate and
  14. Tae Kwon Do.

Other out-of-class activities are Drama, Film-making, and Drama.

Nanyuki High Performance

The school boasts a teacher-student ratio of 1:19 with a total count of 52 teaching staff. The school has 32 support staff. With the leadership of Mr. Oliver Munishi HSC as the principal, the school has recorded a sharp improvement in performance, booking itself a place among the best performing schools at the National level.

Nanyuki High Academics

The school has emerged as an academic denotative awaiting blow-up due to the extensive studies it offers, unlike many other equals.It offers, in addition to the conventional subjects the following that make it stand out:

  1. Aviation
  2. Electricity
  3. Music
  4. Wood-Work
  5. Art & Design
  6. Building and Construction
  7. Home Science
  8. Drawing and Design

Nanyuki High School Principal

Mr Oliver Munishi HSC is the Nanyuki High School’s principal. He is well known giant in the drama arena for many years. He is a Physics and Mathematics teacher.

He was principal for Kakamega High School before he came to Nanyuki High. He served the school for two decades making the school Drama Masters. He is also a strong writer and playwriter. His contribution to Nanyuki High school has made it top nationally at the drama and music festivals.

Nanyuki High School Contacts

School’s postal address; P.O. Box 233- 10400, Nanyuki.
Telephone/ mobile number; 0622031644

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