History of the School
About Highway Secondary School
The Highway Secondary School is a public boys’ boarding school located in South B, Nairobi, Kenya. The school is so named because of the Mombasa Highway that runs along its southern perimeter. The school is classified as a county (formerly provincial) boys’ boarding school.
Highway Secondary was created as an Asian school for O-level boys and A-level co-education (girls and boys) on 19 February 1962. This was concurrent with the conversion of then boys’ and girls’ Ngara High School into an all-girls school. The headmaster along with the male teaching staff and boys were moved to the site of the present school.
The Hon. Lawrence G. Sagini, Minister for Education officially inaugurated the school on 6th July 1962. The school enrolled the first black students enrolled in 1963.
With Pride and dignity, Endeavour to Excel.
To be a leading school in the provision of quality, holistic and accessible education.
To facilitate quality and holistic education by providing adequate resources, an enabling learning environment and prudent leadership.
Consistent pursuit for excellence.
Self-discipline, dignity and comradeship.
To facilitate students’ scholarly, physical and social development.
To achieve holistic and academic excellence in the boys