Chogoria Girls High School is a National girls’ school that was started in 1922 by Dr. Clive Irvine, a missionary from the Presbyterian Church of Scotland, who also founded the church and the hospital. It started as a preparatory grade mixed school but in 1968 boys were separated from girls and this gave birth to Chogoria Girls Secondary School with its first head teacher being Mrs. Charity Mugo. In 1969, the girls moved to the present 20-acre site.
School Vision: To be an epitome of a holistic learning center (Iwe kifano toshelezi cha usomi ). The school offers quality 8-4-4 education system under the Kenyan curriculum.
School Mission: To provide a conducive learning environment with a view to enabling the girls to realize their fullest potential and become responsible citizens now and in the future.
Core Values: Reverence for God, Integrity, Commitment, Teamwork, Courtesy, Capacity building, Environmental conservation.
School Motto: Common Sense with Discipline, Determination, and Dedication for excellence.
Chogoria Girls High School location;
The school is located in Tharaka Nithi County, Maara District, Mwimbi Division, Chogoria location, on the eastern slopes of Mt. Kenya, 200km North of Nairobi and 40km south of Meru Town.
Chogoria Girls High School KCSE performance;
The school’s K.C.S.E performance has steadily improved since 1993. In the Meru South Districts (Meru South and Maara) 2018 K.C.S.E results analysis, the school was among the top five in the county. Chogoria Girls was the best school in Meru County with a mean score of 10.659. 21 candidates attained Grade A and while another 104 got A (minus).
Chogoria Girls High School Form one selection;
Chogoria Girls High School admits over 250 students in Form One every year. The selection criteria is purely based on merit.
Chogoria Girls High School Contacts;
Postal Address: P.O. Box 76, 60401 Chogoria .
Physical address; Chogoria, Tharaka Nithi county, Kenya.
School Code: 19300004
Phone Number: 064-22008 or 0723-538393
Website: http://chogoriagirls.ac.ke/ or http://www.chogoriagirls.org .