Matuga Girls High School
Matuga Girls High School

Matuga Girls High School is a Girls’ only boarding school, located in Waa location, Kwale County. Matuga Girls High is a top and best performing school in Kenya.

This article provides complete information about Matuga Girls High School. Get to know the school’s physical location, directions, contacts, history, Form one selection criteria and analysis of its performance in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, KCSE, exams. Get to see a beautiful collation of images from the school’s scenery; including structures, signage, students, teachers and many more.

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MATUGA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL’S PHYSICAL LOCATION

Matuga Girls High School is a Girls’ only boarding school, located in Waa location, Kwale County.

MATUGA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL’S INFO AT A GLANCE

  • SCHOOL’S NAME: Matuga Girls High School
  • SCHOOL’S TYPE: Girls only boarding school
  • SCHOOL’S CATEGORY: National School
  • SCHOOL’S LEVEL: Secondary
  • SCHOOL’S LOCATION: located in Waa location, Kwale County.
  • SCHOOL’S KNEC CODE: 02100006.
  • SCHOOL’S OWNERSHIP STATUS: Public
  • SCHOOL’S PHONE CONTACT: 0720873202
  • SCHOOL’S POSTAL ADDRESS: P.O. Box 24-80406 Matuga
  • SCHOOL’S EMAIL ADDRESS: Matugagirlhighschool@yahoo.com
  • SCHOOL’S WEBSITE: matugagirlshigh.sc.ke

MATUGA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL’S BRIEF HISTORY

Matuga girls high school was started in 1967 and is situated on a 70 acre plot in Waa Location, Matuga Division of Kwale County.

The present school site was first an Agricultural Training Centre and later a detention camp which was later on converted into an Intermediate school.  The Intermediate school was converted to a Harambee secondary school for girls in 1967 and admitted the first form ones under Mr. Maclean Mbui  as Head teacher.

In 1970 the first form four students sat for their ‘0’ level examination and in the same year ‘A’ level was introduced. In 1973 the school became a double stream. In 1988 it became a triple stream at ‘0’ level and double stream at ‘A’ level. On 13th July 1985 Parents Teachers Association staff houses were officially opened by Mr. Ezekiel Mweu assistant Minister for Education science and Technology. In 1993 the school Library was officially opened by Honorable J.J. Kamotho Minister for Education. In 2013 it became a National school with four streams.       It is a four streamed full girls boarding school with an enrolment of 764 (Seven hundred sixty four) students.  We have a total of twenty seven teachers (TSC), five board of management and twenty two non-teaching staff.

Since 1967 the school has been managed by several principals as follows:

  1. MR. MACLEAN R. MBUI1967to1968
  2. MISS CHARITY KITETO1968to1969
  3. MISS L. KIMAROSept. 1969toDec. 1969
  4. MISS N. ZAIDI1970 to 1974
  5. MRS R. W. BUTERA1974 to 1982
  6. MRS P. M. WANDETO1982 to Jan. 1992
  7. MS J. K. TUJAJan. 1992 to Jun. 1999
  8. MRS E.IGWOJun. 1999 to 2002
  9. MRS HELLEN MACHUKA (HSC) May 2017 to date
The school is building extra classes under the management of Mrs. Hellen Machuka in readiness for the fifth stream next year 2018.  The school has also embraced farming and has already started putting its vast idle land into use and one acre is already planted with tissue cultured bananas that are early maturing and will take nine months to mature..  Plans are underway to also start beef and dairy farming, horticultural farming and to have a bakery. The school is  seriously embracing Education for sustainable development in order to ensure production of women leaders through quality teaching and mentorship in line with its mission and vision statements of ‘Being a leading institution in empowering the community through the girl child.’  The school is also in the process of producing a new strategic plan for 2018 – 2022 as the (2012- 2017) one comes to an end.

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MATUGA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL’S VISION

To be a leading institution in empowering the community through the girl child.

MATUGA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL’S MISSION

To produce women leaders through quality teaching and mentorship.

MATUGA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL’S MOTTO

Jitihada huleta ufanisi.

MATUGA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL’S CONTACTS

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MATUGA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL’S FORM ONE SELECTION CRITERIA & ADMISSIONS

Being a public school, form one admissions are done by the Ministry of Education. Vacancies are available on competitive basis. Those seeking admissions can though directly contact the school or pay a visit for further guidelines.

MATUGA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL’S KCSE PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS

The school has maintained a good run in performance at the Kenya National Examinations Council, KNEC, exams. In the 2019 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, KCSE, exams the school featured in the list of top 200 schools nationally. This is after recording a mean score of 7.097 (C+ plus).

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MATUGA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL’S PHOTO GALLERY

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Matuga Girls High School
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