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Dagoretti High School was initially started as Ruthimitu Independent School in 1929 after the expulsion of African pupils from mission schools for supporting the female circumcision rite of passage for Kikuyu girls.  However, it was closed in the early 1930’s as a result of opposition from the missionaries and the colonial government.

The school opened its doors to its first batch of students in January, 1962. Within 2 years, the school had 200 students.   A committee of eminent personalities from the community was selected to run the school.  These were Mr. Eliud Njuguna Kuria, Mr. Tiras Waiyaki, Mr. Peter Kuria Ndwaru and Mr. Geoffrey Kiuna.


The school is located in Waithaka Location, Dagoretti District in Nairobi County along the Nairobi - Kikuyu Road, at an approximate distance of around four hundred metres from Waithaka Shopping Centre. It is 16 kilometres from Nairobi city centre and stands on a 9.63 Hectare piece of land.


A student population of 1016.




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