Facilities

  

PHYSICAL FACILITIES/AMENITIES

Kisumu Boys' High school has some of the best physical facilities / amenities in Nyanza Province.    For this reason, it compares very

favourably with some of the National schools in terms of performance in national examinations and socio cultural activities. The school has indeed become immensely popular in recent past, with many parents and pupils from other schools seeking admission even in the middle of the year.

The table below gives a summary of the physical facilities / amenities in the school.

 

S/NO

ITEM

NUMBER AVAILABLE

COMMENTS

1

Classrooms

24

Enough for present needs

2

Laboratories

5

Enough for present needs

3

Workshops

3

Enough for present needs

4

Library facilities

1

Reading room used as staff room

5

Sanitation facilities

2 Units

Self contained

6

School hall

1

Enough for present needs

7

Administration block

1

Self contained

8

Staff houses

4

Seriously inadequate

9

Telephone

2 lines

Required at 2 gates

10

Swimming pool

1

Olympic standards

11

Piped water

 

Intermittent

12

School bus

2

1 grounded / 1 new

13

Playing grounds

8 pitches

 

14

Electricity

Main

Adequate supply

15

Scouts room

1

 

16

Book store

2

Enough for present needs

17

Equipment store

5

Enough for present needs

18

Subordinate staff houses

8

Single rooms

19

Fish pond

1

 

The school has a maintenance unit, which ensures that all the physical facilities are in order. A senior of staff who in liaison with the school administration ensures that regular check up of the facilities is made and any damages repaired heads this unit.


The laboratories and workshops well equipped at least by the Kenyan standards. For example the Biology Department has microscopes, a film projector and other basic instructional equipment.

In 2006, our school had the best KCSE results in the Sciences. (Physical, Chemistry and Biology) among the 76 high school in the district.

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What is now Kisumu Boys' High School has a history which stretches back to the early parts of this century.

 

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