West Pokot County has 328 total schools; 294 primary schools and 34 secondary schools. The county has the following constituencies; Kapenguria, Sigor, Kacheliba and Pokot South. Its capital and largest town is Kapenguria. If you’re looking for a good school in the county here is a list of the top 10 best public secondary schools.
Kapenguria Boys High School
Kapenguria Boys, The School of Champions is a government boys’ boarding school located in Mwotot Sub location, Kapenguria Location, Kapenguria Division, Kapenguria Constituency in the County. The school made history in Kenya especially in West Pokot County in the 2017 KCSE results. It was ranked position 12 nationally and position one in the county with a mean score of 9.1577 up from 7.6596. Twenty-six candidates got A-, 73 got B+ (plus), 71 candidates scored B, 57 B-, 12 candidates got C+ (plus) while two got C plain. Address: P.O. Box 343,Kapenguria 30600.
Chewoyet High School
Chewoyet High School situated about four kilometres from Kapenguria town, in West Pokot County, is as old as Kenya’s history. It was among the first two premier government secondary schools in the North Rift, the other was Kapsabet Boys. The school, sitting on 400 acres and was elevated to a national school in 2012. Famous alumni from the school include; former Vice President the late Kijana Wamalwa, the first school captain and his brother, Eugene Wamalwa the designate Water and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary, former Chief of the General Staff Daudi Tonje, former Nairobi Town Clerk John Gakuo, Education PS Dr Bellio Kipsang and the late Rift Valley PC Ishmail Chelang’a. P.O. Box P.O. Box – 30600 Kapenguria, Kenya
Ortum Secondary School
Ortum Secondary School is located in Batei Location within West Pokot County and is a boys boarding secondary school. The school emerged top in West Pokot County 2016 KCSE with a mean score of 8.9 and this propagated the performance of the whole county to a better height clinching position one in the entire country. Postal Address: P.O Box 3, Ortum or Mobile Number : 0725309018.
Kamito Boys Secondary School
Kamito Boys Secondary School is situated in Kishaunet Location in Kapenguria Constituency, West Pokot County. The school sits on 9 acres piece of land. Postal Address: P.O. Box 410 – 30600 Kapenguria, Kenya.
Chepareria Mixed Secondary School
Chepareria Mixed Secondary is a Kenyan Secondary school that is designated as a Public Institution. It is located in Kapenguria constituency, Chepareria Sub-location, Kipkomo Location in Chepareria Division of West Pokot District. P.O Box 228, Kapenguria – Lodwar Rd, Chepareria
Nasokol Girls Secondary School
Nasokol Girls Secondary School is located along Kapenguria – Kacheliba road within West Pokot County and is a girls boarding secondary school. Please contact the school via the address below for more information. Postal Address: Private Bag Kapenguria or Mobile Number : 0710691233 or Telephone Number: 054-62044.
St. Theresa Tartar Girls School
St. Theresa Tartar Girls School is a Girls boarding school, located in Mnangei location, West Pokot County. P.O. Box 337, Kapenguria Phone Number: 0700-160406
Sook Boys Secondary School
Sook Boys Secondary School is a Kenyan Secondary school that is designated as a Public Institution. It is located in Kapenguria constituency, Chepnyar Sub-location, Sook Location in Chepareria Division of West Pokot District. This is within the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. The student population comprises of boys only. Postal Address: P.O. Box 235 – 30600 Kapenguria, Kenya
Chepkorniswo Boys Secondary School
Chepkorniswo Boys Secondary School is located in Kapenguria Constituency within West Pokot County and is a top performing boys boarding secondary school. Postal Address: P.O. Box 352, Kapenguria.
Chesta Girls Secondary School
Chesta Girls Secondary School is a Kenyan Secondary school that is designated as a Public Institution. It is located in Sigor constituency, Seito Sub-location, Lomut Location in Chesegon Division of West Pokot District. This is within the Rift Valley part of Kenya. Address: P.O.Box 9,Weiwei.