BACKGROUND OF KATHIANI GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL
Kathiani Girls’ High School was conceived by local leaders led by the late Rtd General J. K. Mulinge in the mid-1990s to expand the opportunities of girl-child in Kathiani and Kenya as a whole. This vision was realized in 1999 when the school admitted the first 80 students in form one.
To ensure that the school’s development is grounded on sound management principles, the school often prepare periodical strategic plans. The school strategic plans are often rooted in the deep desire to transform Kathiani Girls’ High School into a “Premier Learning Institution” to enable the girl-child of the 21st century face life with confidence.
The school has attained sustainable growth in its key development indicators such as performance, discipline, governance, management style and expansion. From the effects made, the school was earmarked by the Ministry of Education Science and Technology (MOEST) to be a National School representing Machakos County in 2011. This National Standard was realized in the financial year (FY) 2014/2015 when the government released funds to upgrade various school facilities.
GROWTH OF THE SCHOOL
The school opened its door to the pioneer students in 1999 as a two-streamed school. The pioneer candidates sat for their KCSE in 2002. A total of 1261 students have passed through the school since its inception in 1999. In the year 2016, the school started its fourth stream in form one. Because of good results, the school has attained in the recent past, most admissions have been attained through referrals by alumni who have ripped good fruits from the school.
ELEVATION TO NATIONAL SCHOOL STATUS
The elevation of the school to national school status is a remarkable achievement. This is one of the milestones the school is celebrating after admitting a second lot of 180 students at National School level. This is as a result of God’s grace and the hard work, passion and determination spearheaded by the BOM, PTA, staff and students of the institution.
CLUBS, SOCIETIES AND SPORTS
To build an all-round citizen, the school also incorporates various club which not only helps to nature talents but also instills good morals on students. The school also embraces religious clubs which keeps our students spiritually upright.