Thika High School is a Boys’ only boarding high School which is located in Thika Town, Thika Town Constituency in Kiambu County; within the Central Region of Kenya. Get to know the school’s KCSE Results, KNEC Code, contacts, Admissions, physical location, directions, history, Form one selection criteria, School Fees and Uniforms. Also find a beautiful collation of images from the school’s scenery; including structures, signage, students, teachers and many more.
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Individual candidates can check their KCSE results by sending an SMS with their full index number (11digits) followed by the word KCSE. The SMS can be sent from any subscriber’s line (Safaricom, Airtel or any other) to 20076. For example, send the SMS in the format 23467847002KCSE to 20076. There should be no space left between the index number and the word KCSE.
One can also download the whole school’s KCSE results by Visiting the Official KNEC exams portal; https://www.knec-portal.ac.ke/. This one requires the school’s log in credentials.
Finally, candidates can visit the school for their results. This is usually a day after the results have been released. It is important that you check your result slip to ensure there are no errors on it. Be keen to see that details such as your name, index number and sex are accurate. In case of any discrepancy, please notify your principal or KNEC immediately for correction.
The school has maintained a good run in performance at the Kenya National Examinations Council, KNEC, exams. In the 2019 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, KCSE, exams the school posted good results to rank among the best schools in the County with a mean score of 7.741 (B- minus) to finish at position nine (9).
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THIKA HIGH SCHOOL’S BRIEF HISTORY
Thika High School was initially known as the “Thogoto Agricutural Teacher Training Centre” which was started in 1951 at Thogoto. It was a kind of farmers training centre but it was also used to train Agriculture teachers giving them an inservice course which led to their upgrading.
In 1956 it was decided that the centre should have a secondary education component and the first secondary school boys were taken. a single stream was planned for a maximum of 300 sudents.
In 1957 it was agreed that the secondary school at Thogoto should be moved to Thika and the Teacher Training at Thika be moved to Thogoto. The school moved to Thika in January 1959 and the first group of students sat the Cambridge school certificate that year. The name of the school was changed from Thogoto High School to Thika High School.
1956 – Single Stream
1960 – Double Stream
1964 – Triple Stream
1968 – Triple Stream + 2 streams of Form 6 level for both Science and arts
1995 – Four streams with 700 students today.
THIKA HIGH SCHOOL’S VISION
“A school is primarily concerned with the imparting of knowledge and the development of character. It is our aim and hope that the boys who leave Thika High School will leave with a strong character ready and able to stand up for what they know to be good and true. We should turn out men able to discern the good from the bad. It is our hope and prayer that we may produce such men; men sound in character with a deep and lasting faith in the Lord Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Master; men who, not only discern the truth but have the courage to stand by their convictions.”
THIKA HIGH SCHOOL’S MISSION
“Challenging students to reach their academic and social potentials”
THIKA HIGH SCHOOL’S MOTTO
THIKA HIGH SCHOOL’S FORM ONE SELECTION CRITERIA & ADMISSIONS
Being a public school, form one admissions are done by the Ministry of Education. Vacancies are available on competitive basis. Those seeking admissions can though directly contact the school or pay a visit for further guidelines.
You have been selected to join form one at high school? Well. Congratulations. In case you need to see your admission letter, then click on this link to download it; Official Form one admission letter download portal