TURKANA county is the 2nd largest county in Kenya. On Kenya’s map, the county occupies the most northwest part of Kenya. Being a semi-desert region the area, despite being so large, suffers a lot of drought-related hardships, making it one of the poorest counties in Kenya. The county occupies an area of 77,000km², including the infamous Lake Turkana. The current governor of Turkana county is Governor Joseph Nanok. Despite it being generally dry and sunny, the county has done much to ensure that students get to learn and excel just like any other Kenyan. Below is a list of top 10 best public secondary schools in Turkana county;
LODWAR BOYS HIGH SCHOOL
This is a boys boarding secondary school located right in Lodwar town in Turkana central constituency, Turkana county. The school has done much effort to ensure that the students are comfortable within the school environs and that they get quality education. The school also does so well in exams since each year, a good number of students from the school get direct entry to university. Postal address 38, Lodwar.
TURKANA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL
This is a public girls secondary school located in Lorugum location in Lodwar, Turkana county. The school is a national school and it attracts students from all around Kenya. Postal address P.O. Box 280-30500, Lodwar. Contact 0711682663.
OUR LADY’S GIRLS, KAKUMA
This is a girls only public secondary school located in Nadapal sub location, Kakuma location in Turkana county. The school is majorly known to instil discipline and hardwork in students. It performs so well in exams. The school code is C7150213.
RCEA LOKORI BOYS HIGH SCHOOL
This is a boys boarding secondary school located in lokori in Turkana south constituency, Turkana county. The school started off as a mixed school but the girls were phased out, leaving it as a boys school. The school sits on a 12 acre piece of land. P.O. Box 587, Lodwar.
KATILU BOYS SECONDARY SCHOOL
This is a public boys boarding secondary school located in Katilu (110km from Lodwar town) in Turkana south Constitution, Turkana county. This school has a history of doing so well in exams. Postal address P.O. Box 168, Lodwar.
AIC KANG’ITIT GIRLS SECONDARY SCHOOL
This is a girls public secondary school located in Lokori, Turkana south constituency in Turkana county. The school sits on a 50 acre piece of land. It is usually the second best girls school after Turkana girls high school. P.O. Box 430, C113, Lokori.
LOIMA BOYS SECONDARY SCHOOL
This is a boys public secondary school located in Loima constituency which is about 57km from Lodwar town. The school is known to be one of the academic beasts in the region.
MOI GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL, KALOKOL
This is a girls boarding public secondary school located in Kaloko sub location, Turkana central constituency in Turkana county. Its school code is C7150174. The school has helped so many girls around the lake area to access secondary education. P.O.Box 20, Kalokol.
TURKWEL BOYS SECONDARY SCHOOL
This school is located in Lorugum in Turkana county. It is named after the famous River Turkwel. The school is known for being academic giants in the region.Contact 0727547667.
AGC LOKICHAR MIXED SECONDARY SCHOOL
This is a public mixed secondary school located in Lokichar location, Turkana south constituency, Turkana county. The school offers 8-4-4 education system and it is categorized as an ordinary school. P.O. Box 562, Lodwar.