Bridge Kenya Graduates Go On To Secondary Schools

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Through offering accelerated learning that builds success, Bridge graduates are now attending some of the best secondary schools in Kenya, giving them a pathway to a brighter future. All children can achieve and go on to succeed with the support of a good primary school.

KCPE candidates who score more than 400 marks in KCPE fall within the top 1% of the national performance index and typically get placed in national schools.

National schools are elite public secondary schools, equipped with the best facilities in the country to enable a high standard of learning for their students. In the 2023 secondary school placements following the 2022 KCPE results, 34 Bridge pupils were called up to join national schools. Our top-performing pupils were selected to join;

  1. Arnold Odhiambo Onyango – 407 – Kabianga High School
  2. Joy Catherine Wamuyu – 405 – Pangani Girls High School
  3. Byron Peter Ochieng – 403 – Moi Forces Academy
  4. Dennis Muthoka – 402 – Nakuru High School
  5. Mark Nigel Ogola – 402 – Maranda High School


Alliance Girls' High School (AGHS)

2020 Bridge Kenya graduate Ogola Mercy Achieng from Likoni, Mombasa county received placement to Alliance Girls High School, a unique opportunity for her to continue pursuing her dream of becoming a doctor.

Alliance Girls’ High School (AGHS) is a national girls’ boarding school located near the small town of Kikuyu, 20 km from Nairobi. Founded in 1948 as the African Girls High School, it is within walking distance from its brother school Alliance High School. Alliance Girls’ High School was the first institution of higher secondary education for African girls in Kenya.

The first 10 girls admitted to the school arrived on 28 February 1948 and came from all the different provinces in Kenya as is still the case today. In 1961, Alliance Girls High School was one of the first five schools in Africa to offer the Higher School Certificate (at the time, the equivalent of A Levels and a requirement for university entrance)

Admission is highly competitive. Only students with a very high performance in the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education are selected to attend. The school also participates in the national quota system that sees a balance in admission of students from all Kenyan Counties.

Maranda High School

2020 Bridge Kenya graduate from Sigomre, Siaya county, Vincent Ochieng’s exceptional KCPE marks earned him a place at Maranda High School, a unique opportunity for him to continue pursuing his dream of becoming a doctor.

Maranda High School is a national boy’s school in Kenya. It is one of the oldest schools in the country. Maranda High School was established in November 1919. It began offering formal rudimentary training in 1926 with the help of Chapel Minister Society (CMS). Between 1927 and 1928, it was made a boys’ boarding school. 

The national school ranks consistently in the top 10 schools in Kenya in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examinations. For many years it has recorded over 90% transition rate of students to the university. 

Friends School Kamusinga

Friends School Kamusinga is a boy’s only national boarding secondary school located in Bungoma county, approximately 400 km from Nairobi city. The school is widely known as a national academic and extra- curricular activities giant. The school was started in 1956 by Allan Bradley, a British native.

The school has a history of topping in exams, sending close to 98 percent of students to the top universities in Kenya. The school produced the best student in the country in 2006’s KCSE. It ranked 12th,4th, 15th nationally in 2011, 2016 and 2017 respectively. It had a mean score of 8.33 in 2018’s KCSE.  Apart from academics, the school also does well in extracurricular activities. For instance, the school is the 2019 Federation of East Africa Secondary Schools Sports Association boy’s hockey champions.

The Alliance High School

2020 Bridge graduate Morara Chrispo Oseko’s exceptional marks earned him a place at Alliance High School, a unique opportunity for him to continue pursuing his dream of becoming a doctor.

The Alliance High School popularly known as “Bush”, was one of the first schools in Kenya to offer secondary school education to Africans. It was founded on 1 March 1926 by the Alliance of Protestant Churches – The Church of Scotland Mission (later known as the Presbyterian Church of East Africa or PCEA), Church of the Province of Kenya (CPK), African Inland Church (AIC), the Friends Church (Quakers) and the Methodist Church.

The school is situated in Kikuyu, about 22 kilometers (12 miles) from Nairobi’s central business district. 

Alliance High School has always been ranked within the top ten best schools in each year’s National Examinations. Every year, 200 students are selected based on academic merit and quota system as per the Ministry of Education policy.

Kakamega High School

Kakamega High School is a national boy’s boarding secondary school located in Kakamega County, Kenya. The school is known to be an academic powerhouse as well as sports hub.

It is the dream of every boy transitioning from primary school to study at Kakamega High School. Many of the boys who have studied at Bridge academies have had this dream fulfilled. Isaac Wabomba studied at Bridge Road Block in Uasin Gishu County, where he scored 364 marks in the KCPE. He was admitted to Kakamega High School. 

S.A Kolanya Girls

S.A Kolanya Girls is a girls public national secondary school. The school is located in Busia county. It is one of the best performing schools in the county, usually appearing among the top schools in the KCSE.

Students admitted to this school are shortlisted based on superior performance in the KCPE. Bridge pupils have proven time and again that our academies are indeed centers of excellence by going head-to -head with peers from other schools in the country for admission to this school.  

Damaris Kaadide attended Bridge Mishomoroni Academy in Mombasa County. She scored 404 marks in the KCPE and got admitted to S.A Kolanya Girls. Like Damaris, Samantha Ikadikor got admission to this school after an excellent score of 402 marks in the KCPE. Samantha attended Bridge Gicagi Academy in Nairobi County.