Your question: How many secondary schools are there in Kenya?

How many secondary schools are there in Kenya 2019?

In 2019 the total number of national secondary schools in Kenya was 105, but with the inclusion of special needs schools in this category, the number in 2020 has risen to 126.

How many public schools are there in Kenya?

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The number of private schools increased from 1,441 in 2002 to 5,857 in 2005, and the number of public schools rose only by 1.6%, from 17,589 in 2002 to 17,864 in 2005(Central Bureau of Statistics, 2003, 2008. …

How many secondary students are there in Kenya?

In 2019, Kenya had approximately 3.26 million students in public and private secondary schools.

Secondary school enrollment in Kenya from 2015 to 2019 (in 1,000s)

Characteristic Number of students in thousands
2019* 3,260
2018 2,942.7
2017 2,830.8
2016 2,720.6

How many schools do we have in Kenya?

The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service lists 30 public universities, 33 private universities, 50 public “colleges” (institutions that issue diplomas or certificates but not bachelor’s or advanced degrees), eight private colleges and 10 national polytechnics.

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How many marks is a national school?

Usually, students who score above 400 marks are admitted to National schools. This is the main selection criteria. Another criterion is that of affirmative action whereby the Counties facing various challenges would have their cutoff marks lowered.

Which are national schools in Kenya?

National Schools in Kenya.

Original list of seventeen (17) National Schools before others were elevated to National School status

  • Nairobi school.
  • Lenana School.
  • Kenya High School.
  • Starehe Boys Centre and School.
  • Moi Forces Academy.
  • Mangu High School.
  • Alliance Boys High School.
  • Alliance Girls High School.

Which is the best primary school in Kenya?

The following is the list of the best private primary schools in Kenya.

  • Cyber Junior Academy-Mombasa.
  • Alimus Lean fields academy –Nairobi.
  • All saints Academy-Sagana.
  • Cornerstone Academy-Nairobi.
  • Covenant Academy-Kisumu.
  • Akiba School-Nairobi.
  • Agbon Academy-Nairobi.
  • Aldai Girls Primary Schools-Kapcheno.

Where does Kenya rank in education?

In 2017, the World Economic Forum rated Kenya’s education system as the strongest on the African continent. In 2018, the World Bank ranked Kenya the top African country for education outcomes (1st out of 43 mainland countries).

Are schools free in Kenya?

Education of Kenya. The national educational system consists of three levels: eight years of compulsory primary education (beginning at age six), four years at the secondary level, and four years of higher education. The government provides free primary and secondary education.

Is Kenya a poor country?

Less than a year ago, the IMF warned: “The fraction of the world’s population living in extreme poverty—that is, on less than $1.90 a day—had fallen below 10% in recent years (from more than 35% in 1990).


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45 Republic of Congo 4,188
46 Tuvalu 4,497
47 Cambodia 4,695
48 Kenya 4,926
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