Our Story

Excellence is My Pride


Tigoi Girls High School, situated in Hamisi Sub-County, Vihiga County, Kenya, is an outstanding extra-county girls’ boarding school renowned for its academic achievements and success in sports, particularly basketball and hockey. Established in 1964, as a mixed day school with 23 students. The school has experienced substantial growth and currently caters to around 2,251 students. Under the leadership of the Senior Principal Linda M. Zalo, Tigoi Girls’ High School focuses on creating a conducive learning environment by continuously upgrading and expanding its infrastructure. The school is committed to providing quality education and has consistently performed well in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations. Admissions to Tigoi Girls’ High School are competitive and managed by the Ministry of Education (MoE). The school’s motto, “Excellence is My Pride,” reflects its dedication to nurturing well-rounded individuals who strive for excellence in all areas of life. With its rich history, academic foundation, and sporting achievements, Tigoi Girls High School serves as an inspiration and empowerment hub for young girls, encouraging them to reach their full potential. 


To provide quality education using learner-centred and dynamic approaches’ and promote the core values.

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An inspiration and empowerment hub for young leaders.


Nurturing well-rounded individuals who strive for excellence in all areas of life.


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Core values

Transparency * Accountability * Integrity * Respect * Honesty

Our Team

Linda M. Zalo

Senior Principal

Connie N. Otieno

Deputy Principal – Admin

Egovwa Kenneth

Director of Studies

Emily Wetoyi

Senior Teacher