An education team's report has proposed schools be divided into six categories for Form One admission. Public schools are 7,325 against 921 private ones.
They are 105. The enrollment is 99,385, representing five per cent of the total secondary school population.
Boarding schools with a mean score of 6.5 and above. They are 283. 40 per cent of admissions must be from the county, 40 per cent from across the country and 20 per cent from the host district. 36,115 students joined this year.
Former provincial boarding schools that admit from the host county and based on the district's KCPE candidature. The host district gets 20 per cent allocation and the remainder comes from the county.
Day schools and former provincial schools with a day wing. Students are all from the host district. There are about 5,699 with 1.3 million students.
Special needs schools
Cater for students living with disabilities. There are three, plus 68 integrated ones with a population of 3,132.
Owned by NGOs and individuals, they admitted 59,705 students this year and have 165,000 students in total.