About Alliance High School Details
Alliance High School is a boys-only boarding National secondary school located in Thogoto, Kikuyu Town, Kiambu County. The school, popularly known as “Bush” or AHS, was the first school in Kenya to offer secondary school education to black nationals. For more information, please check the contacts below;
Alliance High School aims to prepare students to make a positive contribution to the development of the society and to acquire the values of national patriotism, self-respect, self-reliance, cooperation, adaptability, a sense of purpose and self-discipline.
Alliance High School is classified as a public secondary school and is funded by the government of Kenya and managed through a board of governors and parent-teacher associations (PTA).
Secondary school education in Kenya starts at 14 years of age and runs for four years. Upon completion, students sit for the Kenya Certiﬁcate of Secondary Education (KCSE). This prepares them for university, colleges, middle-level trades, professions, vocational and technical training.
Here are some interesting facts you don’t want to miss;
- School Code: 11200001
- Level: Secondary School
- Day/Boarding: Boarding
- Gender: Boys only
- Ownership: Public
- Sponsor: Government of Kenya
- Student Needs: Ordinary
- System: 844
The secondary school curriculum in Kenya covers six major areas:
- Communication: English, Kiswahili, and foreign languages),
- Science: Physical Science and Biological Science.
- Humanities: History, government, social education, geography, religious education, and ethics),
- Applied Education: Agriculture, business education, accounts, commerce, industrial education, wood technology, metal technology, power mechanics, electrical technology, typing and office practice, home science, clothing and textiles, food and nutrition, arts, and music)
- Physical Education.
Alliance High School KCSE Results
Individual candidates can check their KCSE results by SMS or online using an SMS number or website link provided at the release of the exam. Candidates and parents should visit the school for their official results slip. Results for all candidates and the school national, county and local ranking can also be found from the schools’ office.
The ministry of education advises parents teachers and pupils to check the KCSE result slip for any anomaly such as incorrect candidate’s name, school name and code as well as wrong subject grade and report to KNEC within a month after the announcement.
Alliance High School Fees, Account Number and Uniform
For details on school fees structure, account number and uniform, please contact the principal or the school’s office using the contacts below.
Motto, Vision and Mission
School Motto: Strong to Serve
School Mission: To promote holistic learning for all the deserving students that will have been selected country wide on the basis over academic ability and character, and become the leading school in Kenya, Africa and beyond, in the provision of quality education.
School Vision: To graduate students who will be strong in mind, body and character, who will serve their fellows faithfully in Kenya, Africa and beyond.
Alliance High School History
Alliance High School (or AHS) popularly known as “Bush”, was the first school in Kenya to offer secondary school education to Africans. It was founded on 1 March 1926 by the Alliance of Protestant Churches – The Church of Scotland Mission (later known as the Presbyterian Church of East Africa or PCEA), Church of the Province of Kenya (CPK), African Inland Church (AIC), and the Methodist Church.
The school is situated in Kikuyu, about 22 kilometers (12 miles) from Nairobi’s central business district. The school is a 10-minute walk from the Alliance Girls’ High School, its sister school.
It has always been ranked within the top ten best schools in each year’s National Examinations. It was ranked first in the country from 1960-85. In 1986 it lost its top ranking for the first time in 25 years, slipping to third. It was ranked first in the country in 2005 based on the results of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education(KCSE). In 2006 its rank dropped to third. In 2009 and 2010, the school emerged top in the KCSE results posting sterling performance. In 2011, the school dropped one place to second.
Alliance High School Contacts (Address, Location, Email, Telephone and Website)
School Name: Alliance High School
Physical Location: Kikuyu Road, Opposite P.C.E.A Kikuyu Hospital, Kiambu County.
Address: P.O. BOX 7-00902, Kikuyu
School Category: Public
School Code :11200001
Phone Number: +254 733 141 290, +254 20 2015026
Drama Club: Yes
Debate Club: Yes
Sports Team: Yes
Boys Scouts: Yes
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