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Murang’a Boys’ High School History, Management and Academic Performance

Popularly known as “Muhae”, Murang’a Boys’ High School is a Catholic-sponsored government school. It is located in Murang’a town, in Kuharu Constituency, Murang’a East Sub-county.


The institution was started in 1964 as a mere day school with only 35 learners. The late Bishop Gatimu was the pioneer school head. Since then, it has developed into a boarding school, playing host to over 1,200 boys.

However, in 1996 the late Gatimu called over the national government to take over the school’s operations.

The school has a staff population of 50 teachers both males and females. There are also several subordinate staff members.

Owing to its growth both physically and academically, the school was elevated to a National School in 2014.


Murang’a Boys is currently led by W. M. Kuria as the principal. Mr. Kuria works with the help of the Board of Managers (BOM) which consists of members namely,

Matias N. Kabiru, David Ng’ang’a, John Kirunda, Kenneth Mbuthia, Anthony Mwaura, Rachael Ng’ang’a, Faith Kiarie, Father-in-charge Fr. Mburu, Samuel Irungu…

…Naomi Njoroge, Felistus Muyia, Simon Nyoike, John Karuru, and Grace Njoki.


The school had reportedly lost its glory in the past over KCSE performance. However, in the 2019 KCSE exam, they regained victory after posting an improved performance.

The school managed a mean score of 9.273, placing it among the best performing schools in Murang’a county.


In the 2020/21 KCSE results announced today, the school defied the ongoing Covid challenges to produce the top candidate nationwide.

Mr. Robinson Simiyu emerged as the best 2020 KCSE scorer, with a mean grade of A having garnered 87.334 points.


The school not only shines in academics alone. Far from the classwork, students are always encouraged to take part in co-curricular activities.

These include drama, sports, and also music. The school in 2010 carried in drama, after producing the best narrative dubbed “The School Bus”