Starehe Girls’ Centre is a national public boarding secondary school located in Nairobi, Kenya.
This institution is a sister school to Starehe Boys’ Centre having come into life in 2005 when it took the premise of the Limuru Girls’ centre that had closed down in 2002.
Founders of this institution had set out not just to provide food but also protection and clothing for the girls and restore in them the self confidence and self- respect so often injured by earlier misfortune in life and to provide them with sound education to serve the well an increasingly competitive world.
Elimu yetu, Nguvu yetu to mean our education, our strength).
vision; To establish a national centre of academic excellence for bright but disadvantaged girls incorporating high standards of discipline, responsibility, integrity and service.
Mission; To provide a homely, supportive environment within which girls from disadvantaged backgrounds can develop their full potential in academic and personal development, also to redress the imbalance in access to quality education and leadership opportunities for disadvantaged adolescent girls.
Values: This includes integrity, discipline and hardwork, leadership, democracy, patriotism and loyalty to the Starehe way, diversity, accountability, voluntarism and giving back.
Starehe Girls’ Centre location;
This school is located near Nairobi town in Roysambu constituency, Nairobi county, Kenya.
Starehe Girls’ Centre KCSE performance;
The institution is known for doing so well in both local and national examinations. The school normally appears among top 10 schools nationally in annual KCSE examination.
Starehe Girls’ Centre Selection process Form one
The institution’s main aim is to help bright students from poor backgrounds to access quality secondary education, the bright poor students are highly considered.
The form one selection is usually done via academic merit in regards to KCPE examinations.
Students who have high results and selected the school as the first choice are given higher priority than others.
Learners are also selected on need basis where the financial background of the parents is put into consideration.
School’s KNEC code; 20400009 School’s postal address; P.O. Box 6847-00200, Nairobi, Kenya. Telephone/ mobile number; 0707900852 or 020 2025500. Email address; [email protected] Website; http://www.starehegirlscentre.co.ke