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Meet The Oldest Kenyan Secondary School, First to be Established & Things You Didn't Know About it

The oldest secondary school in Kenya is Maseno. This school was established in the year 1906. Initially, it was a school for the children of African chiefs headed by Reverent James Jamieson Willis.

The name "Maseno" is derived from a Luo word "oluseno" which means a big fig tree. The school was named "Maseno" after a big fig tree that was standing within the school compound.

Currently, Maseno school is one of the national boys boarding secondary schools in Kenya. It is located approximately 24 kilometers from Kisumu city and a few meters from Kisumu-Busia highway.

Of recent, the school has been registering excellent performance in the KCSE examinations. In most cases, Maseno school is found among the top 30 best performing secondary schools countrywide. It competes alongside Kenya High, Mang'u, Alliance High school among other top known performing schools. It produces around 300 direct entry students to different universities.

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