Mombasa county is home to town that is the second largest city in Kenya [after Nairobi]. The county, which covers a total area of 294.7kmsq, is located in the south Eastern part of the Kenyan coastal region. The current governor of Mombasa county is Mr. Hassan Ali Joho.
The education sector of the county has over the years strived to offer quality education to its children, pushing it to become a more educated and learned county for the good of the individuals, the county and the nation as large. The county has a total of 78 secondary schools. The following is a list of top 10 best public high schools in Mombasa county;
MAMA NGINA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL
This is a National girls high school located in Kisauni constituency, Mombasa county. The school, which covers an area of 0.75 acres of land, was started in 1988 and it has grown to be one of the best public secondary schools in the region. Its postal address is P.O. Box 81074-80100, Mombasa. Contact 0721743742.
Shimo La Tewa Secondary School
Shimo La Tewa Secondary School is a government boys’ boarding school located in the Coast Province, Mombasa District, Bamburi Division, Bamburi Location and Shanzu Sub-location. P.O. BOX 90163, Mombasa. Contacts are 041-485056 or 0726323221.
MVITA BOYS SECONDARY SCHOOL
This is a boys only public secondary school located in Island area, Mvita constituency, Mombasa county. The school has modern facilities such as the school library and a science laboratory that makes learning easier, hence the good grades. Its postal address is P.O. Box 87212-80100, Mombasa. Contact 0722666249.
SHARIFF NASSIR GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL
This is a girls day secondary school located in Tononoka, Mvita constituency, Mombasa county. It offers an 8-4-4 education system to the students P.O. Box 88718-80100, Mombasa. Call 041 2230819.
STAR OF THE SEA GIRLS SECONDARY SCHOOL
Started in 1909 by the ‘Our lady of Africa’ Catholic sisters, the school has grown from a mixed school to a now top girls secondary school that has been known to breed top personalities in the nation, especially in the media industry. The school is known to instil discipline, hardwork and diligence in students. Some of the media personalities that have grown through this school are Jamila Mbugua and the renowned socialite Vera Sidika. P.O. Box 82001-80100, Mombasa. Contact 041 2313128.
TONONOKA BOYS SECONDARY SCHOOL
This school is located in Tononoka, Mombasa county and it offers 8-4-4 education system. Its address is P.O. Box 87259-80100, Mombasa. Its school motto is ‘endeavor to excel.’ Call 041 2493448.
SERANI BOYS SECONDARY SCHOOL
It is a boys public secondary school located in Ganjoni, Kisauni constituency, Mombasa county. It has been known to perform so well in academics. The school’s address is P.O. Box 90778-80100, Mombasa.
COAST GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL
This school is located in Old Town location, Mombasa county and it offers 8-4-4 education system to its girls. The school is known to excel in academics, hence giving majority of its students a direct entry in universities. P.O. Box 80194-80100, Mombasa. Call 0713030728.
KHAMIS BOYS HIGH SCHOOL
It is a public boys day secondary school located in Changamwe constituency, Mombasa county. Its postal address is P.O. Box 81011-80100, Mombasa. Contact 041-2492884.
MTONGWE GIRLS SECONDARY SCHOOL
This is a girls only day secondary school located in Likoni in Mtongwe location near Mombasa town, offering 8-4-4 education system to its students. P.O. Box 96166-80100, Mombasa.