MoE:Revised Fee structure for secondary schools for the Academic Year 2021,2022 and 2023

Most of the parents have been facing much problems in paying school fees for their learners to get education over a period of time. This became  more worse when most of learners could drop out of schools due lack school fees.

 

The introduction of the free secondary education program by the Government of Kenya where the burden of paying fee was cut at a given percentage where a parent was supposed to pay a certain amount of fees and the remaining paid by the Government. This really helped much where learners were able to access education  without much problems.

 

A new  school fees structure for academic year 2021, 2022 and 2023 has been announced by the Ministry of Kenya  through the revision of the current 2020 school fee calendar.

 

This decision was arrived at  after considering the number of school weeks the new academic year will have. The secretary in charge of Ministry of Education and department of Early learning and  basic Education Dr. Julius said.

The information  contained in the  circular from the government  is that the National and Extra-county  schools in major towns like Kisumu, Nyeri, Thika, Eldoret, Mombasa, Nakuru and Nairobi will  have to pay an annual maximum  school fee of 45,000 shillings which is a revised figure from the previous figure of around 55,000 shillings. 

 

The break down of the fee structure of the boarding schools in these towns will be as follows;

1.TEACHING,LEARNING MATERIALS AND EXAMS

  • GOK-        KSH 4,144.00
  • PARENT -KSH0.00
  • TOTAL OF KSH 4,144.00

2.BOARDING EQUIPMENT AND STORES 

  • GOK    -KSH 0.00
  • PARENT-KSH 24,935.00
  • TOTAL OF KSH 24,935. 00

3.MAINTANCE AND IMPROVEMENT

  • GOK-   KSH 5,000.00
  • PARENT –  KSH 2,000.00
  • TOTAL OF KSH 7,000.00

4. OTHER VOTE HEADS 

  • GOK-KSH 9,400.00
  • PARENT- KSH 17,267.00
  • TOTAL OF KSH 26,667.00

5. ACTIVITY FEE

  • GOK-KSH 1,500.00
  • PARENTKSH 798.00
  • A TOTAL OF KSH 2,298.00

6. MEDICAL AND INSURANCE

  • GOKKSH 2,000.00
  • PARENT -KSH 0.00
  • TOTAL OF KSH 2,000.00

7. SMASSE

  • GOK KSH 200.00
  • PARENT KSH 0.00
  • TOTAL OF KSH 200.00

8.TOTAL SCHOOL FEES

FEE PAID BY THE GOK IS KSH 22,244.00

FEE PAID BY THE PARENT IS KSH 45,000

ANNUAL SCHOOL FEES KSH 67,244.00

 

For the  Extra-County, county and sub-county boarding schools which are not from the major seven towns listeedabove, parents who will be taking their kids to these schools will be paying  a maximum annual school fee of 35,000 shillings.

The breakdown will be as follows;

1.TEACHING,LEARNING MATERIALS AND EXAMS

  • GOK-        KSH 4,144.00
  • PARENT -KSH0.00
  • TOTAL OF KSH 4,144.00

2.BOARDING EQUIPMENT AND STORES 

  • GOK    -KSH 0. 00
  • PARENT-KSH 20,830.00

3.MAINTANCE AND IMPROVEMENT

  • GOK-   KSH 5,000.00
  • PARENT –  KSH 2,000.00
  • TOTAL OF KSH 7,000.00

4. OTHER VOTE HEADS 

  • GOK-KSH 9,400.00
  • PARENT- KSH 11,70.00
  • TOTAL OF KSH 21,070.00

5. ACTIVITY FEE

  • GOK-KSH 1,500.00
  • PARENTKSH 500.00
  • A TOTAL OF KSH 2,000.00

6. MEDICAL AND INSURANCE

  • GOKKSH 2,000.00
  • PARENT -KSH 0.00
  • TOTAL OF KSH 2,000.00

7. SMASSE

  • GOK KSH 200.00
  • PARENT KSH 0.00
  • TOTAL OF KSH 200.00

8.TOTAL SCHOOL FEES

FEE PAID BY THE GOK IS KSH 22,244.00

FEE PAID BY THE PARENT IS KSH 35,000.00

ANNUAL SCHOOL FEE  KSH 57,244

 

The government of Kenya through the program  of free secondary education to all learners who wish to take the secondary school education, will pay a total of 22,244 shillings to every learner in the new calendar year which  was effected  on July 2021.

 

Day schools fee structure will be as shown below,

 

Most of the parents  in Kenya will be highly relieved  from the extra burden of the  paying a lot of school fees for the purpose of education of their learners. This issince the larger part of the academic year the learners will not spend time in school due to the adverse effect of the covid19 pandemic to the economy, The Government  made this good decision that every parent will be smiling at.

 


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