St Patrick’s High School Iten Details
St Patricks High School Iten, Keiyo District, Rift Valley Province in Kenya is a boys only secondary school operated by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Eldoret. It operates as a boarding school for about 500 students from throughout the rural district. The school has a staff of about 28 teachers and a similar number of support personnel.
St. Patrick’s High School was founded by the Patrician Brothers, Irish missionaries to Kenya in 1961, following the Mau Mau uprising,when there were only two other secondary schools for African boys north of Naivasha.
St Patricks Iten Secondary is a Boys Boarding school. The schools sponsorship is listed as Religious Organization. The School Institution Type is classified as – Ordinary. This Secondary School in Kenya has an enrolment of 643 with a student teacher ratio of 20.1 and a total teaching staff of 32 people. This school has a total acreage of 97.
St Patricks High Iten Results
St. Patrick’s High School offsets student fees with an on campus farm. The school claims to be in the academic top 100 out of 2200 such schools in Kenya. The “Iten Maths Contest,” started in 1982, is a national mathematics competition of secondary schools, hosted, organised and judged by St. Patrick’s High School staff. In 1989, the school was one of the first in Kenya to get computers.
St Patricks High School Iten Contacts
School Name: St Patrick Iten
School Code No: 34500010
Type of School: Boys Boarding
County: Elgeyo-Marakwet County
Postal Address: P.O.Box 310 ITEN
School Description: National School