The school is based on a Christian foundation and runs an 8-4-4 Curriculum. In addtion, computer lessons and foreign language are offered to the learners so that they effectively compete in a dynamic world.
LOCATION : The School is located one kilometer from Gilgil town center on your way to the anti-stocktheft police headquaters.
The school assures secure, safe and comfortable boarding facilities. Nutritious food is served with additional mid-morning and four o’cloak teas.For minor ailments, the students are treated at the school dispensary by a qualified school nurse. The school matron is also always available to attend to the students at any time of the day or night. However if the ailment persists the student is taken to hospital and the parent/guardian notified. The parent at this point is responsible for the medical costs incurred
For computer studies, there are state-of-the-art computer labs fitted with appropriate technology for each stage of learning. The academy has provided a conducive environment for computer knowledge, right from primary school up to high school. Computer studies is taught as a K.C.S.E examinable subject in the senior school. There are two computer labs one for the primary section and the other one for the senior school
Gilgil Hills Senior School is a unique secondary school as it has its basis on a religious foundation. The school caters for various religion affiliations including the Muslim and the Christians doctrines. The Muslims have got a special room inside the school compound where they go to worship on Fridays. S.D.A, Catholic, PCEA, CPK, AIC among many other popular Christian denominations, are attended to by the students. On the academic aspect, the school offers curriculum Based establishment of the 8.4.4. Education system. Among the optional subject offered are French, and Computer studies which are Examinable during the K.C.S.E Facilities in the senior school are second to none with well equipped science laboratories fitted with modern appliances in line with the Science syllabus in the three disciplines; this coupled with highly professional staff in the Science department has ensured that our students get the best support. All teachers are trained and technically selected to fit in the required school programs and visions. The school vision is to prepare and produce the future leaders for Kenya. On the above notions the school motto, therefore is STRIVING FOR EXCELLENCE
GILGIL HILLS ACADEMY,