In Summary

  • St.Anthony’s Boys High Kitale started in 1969.
  • Has for many years dominated sports and academics.
  • Floored Dagoretti High School in national games finals to emerge 2023 champions.

For the past two decades St Anthony Boys Kitale in Trans Nzoia county has dominated both academics and sports.

The national school, which is sponsored by the Catholic Church, has mastered the tricks of conquering academics and sports to the envy of other schools in the country.

Humble Beginning

The school opened its doors to the first batch of students 1969 as a day school, and at that time , it was by then known as Kitale Day Secondary school.

After some years the school was razed down by fire that prompted form 3 and 4 students be moved to St.Joseph Teachers Training College.

Following the transfers to it current location, School-Kitale and the college to Mosoriot,the school grew to become a three-stream school in 2000.


The school rebranded and changed its name to St.Anthony’s High School-Kitale and have since expanded to a four-stream school with a teaching staff of 80 and student population of over 2000 currently.

Academics-Sports Dominace

The institution’s exemplary performance in football has been recognised beyond Kenya’s borders,last year, it bagged the prestigious national award for being a centre of excellence for football talent as well as hockey.

S.t Anthony’s Boys High School Kitale during elevation to Centre for Exellence by FKF PHOTO/courtesy

Other than academics and sports, the school also take pride in participating in national music festivals finals where they presented Luo-Luhya folks and emerged champions.

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In this year’s Kenya Secondary Schools Sports Association (KSSSA) national football match final St Anthony Boys Kitale floored Dagoretti High School 2-1.

Aldrine Kibet scored the first goal for St. Anthony’s Boys in the first half of the match held at a fully packed Bukhungu Stadium.

The Kitale-based school added its second goal through Kibet, yet again, at the tail end of the second half, 89th minute, sealing the much-needed victory.

The school will now proceed to East Africa Games

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