This is a national boys high school located in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet county, Kenya. The school was established in the year 1961 by the Patrician Brothers who were Irish Missionaries who had come to Kenya following the Mau Mau uprising. At that time, the students could offset their school fees by working in the school farm, hence it was really convenient for the African boychild at that time. The school is operated by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Eldoret. In 1975, the school introduced the ‘Iten Maths Contest’ and students all around the nation could compete in that contest. Notable alumni from the school include Kipkoech Cheruiyot, Kornelius Chirchir and William Chirchir who are all World Junior Record Holders, Matthew Birir who is an Olympic Gold Medalist and World Junir Champion, King Lanel Chumbade who is a Tv host and politician as well as Michael Boit who is an Olympic Bronze Medalist, former Sports Commissioner of Kenya and a professor of sports science in Kenyatta University.
St.Patrick’s High school Iten location;
This school is located in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet county in Kenya. It sits on a 97 acre piece of land. The school is well known for coaching athletes who end up becoming world record holders.
St.Patrick’s High school Iten KCSE performance;
This school is known for doing so well in exams. For instance, in 2013’s KCSE, the school became position 48 having a mean score of 59.556 [B-] where 160 students had sat for the exam that year. The school is known as one of the academic giants. In 2017’s KCSE, the school became the second best school in the county after Sing’ore Girls. It ranked position 37 nationally in 2017.
St.Patrick High school Iten Form one selection;
Here, form one selection is usually done via academic merit in regards to KCPE examinations. The students who have high results and selected the school as the first choice are given higher priority than others.
St.Patrick’s High school Iten Contacts;
School’s KNEC code; 34500010
School’s postal address; P.O. Box 310, Iten
Telephone/ mobile number; 0715380100