Kiambu county is located in the former Central province. It covers an area of approximately 2449.2 km² and it is headed by Governor Ferdinand Waititu. The county has 12 constituencies altogether. Over the years, the county has been known to lead the country academically. Below is a list of top 10 best public secondary schools in Kiambu county;
ALLIANCE GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL
It was established in the year 1948 and it was formerly known as African Girls High School. It is located near Kikuyu town off Waiyaki Way in Kiambu county. The school sits in a 71 acre piece of land which was donated to it by the Presbyterian Church of East Africa. The national school has over the years been appearing among the top 5 schools nationally, if not among the top. P.O. Box 109-00902, Kikuyu. Contact 0726145877 or landline 020-2012533.
ALLIANCE BOYS HIGH SCHOOL
Commonly known as ‘Bush,’ this is Alliance Girls’ brother school. It is also a national boys high school located in Kikuyu in Kiambu county.Established in 1926 by the Alliance of Protestant Churches, the school was the first one to offer secondary education to Africans. Bright students are usually selected to join it mainly via need-blind basis from at least every county. P.O. Box 7-00902, Kikuyu. Contact 0733141290.
MANG’U HIGH SCHOOL
This school was established and founded in the year 1925 by the Kenyan Roman Catholic Church and Michael Joseph Witte. Itis a national boys boarding secondary school located in Kiambu county along the Nairobi- Thika superhighway about 6kms from Thika town. It is among the first schools to introduce aviation into their curriculum. The school is among the best schools nationally. P.O. Box 262-01000, Thika. Call 020 2319804/
LORETO GIRLS SECONDARY SCHOOL, LIMURU
This is a national public girls boarding secondary school located in Karambaini, Limuru, Kiambu county. The school has over the years been known to be a centre for instill positive values as well as quality education in the girls. It is founded on unity, love and peace being its core values. The school usually appears among the top in national exams. P.O. Box private bag, Limuru 00217. . Contact 0736088139 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
CHANIA BOYS HIGH SCHOOL
This is a boys boarding secondary school located in Thika in Juja constituency, Kiambu county. Formerly, it was known as MP Shah high school till 1967 when it changed its name to the current name. The school offers 8-4-4 education system and it is categorized as an ordinary school. It usually sits among the top in national exams. P.O. Box 45-01000, Thika. Call 0701968010.
THIKA HIGH SCHOOL
This is a boys only public secondary school located in Thika near Latheoral church of St. Andrew off Kenyatta road in Thika town constituency, Kiambu county. The school was founded in 1951 by the Alliance of Protestant Churches and it has been showing academic excellence since then. P.O. Box private bag, 01000, Thika. Contact 0202323521.
CHANIA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL
This is a public girls boarding secondary school located in Biashara sub location in Thika town constituency, Kiambu county. The school offers 8-4-4 education system under the Kenyan curriculum. Academically, the girls beat all odds to appear among the top more often than not. P.O. Box 2723-01000, Thika. Call 0723823393.
LIMURU GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL
This is a girls public boarding secondary school located 29 kms from Nairobi town in Tigoni, Kiambu county. The school is situated along the Banana-Limuru road. Contact 0721966936 or email email@example.com
KIAMBU HIGH SCHOOL
This is a public boys boarding secondary school located in Kiambaa constituency in Kiambu county. It was established in the year 1974. The school offers 8-4-4 education system and it usually ranks among the top academically. The school also sits on a 34 acre piece of land. P.O. Box 284-00900, Kiambu. Contact 0206752952.
KANUNGA BOYS SECONDARY SCHOOL.
This is a boys only public boarding secondary school located in Kiambaa near KIAMBU town in Kiambaa constituency, KIAMBU county. The school is known as a high performing school in terms of academics. P.O. Box 331-00900, KIAMBU. Contact 0202049897.