Eiti Primary school is a public school located in Kangere ward Kajiado central a few kilometers from Kajiado town. It started in 1984 with few pupils; the population has increased to 149 pupils. The school has experienced a lot of challenges in the past few months following wrangles between the school committee eying for leadership that has caused dispute in the school. These led to poor performance in the school, dropping their mean score from 240 in the year 2014 to a mean score of 212 in the year 2015.
Speaking during the visit of the school, Deputy Governor Kajiado County H.E Paul Ntiati warned the community against involving politics in development matters. He added that it will lead to poor performance in school hence affecting the future of the young children. He further articulated to all stake holders to embrace unity and join hands to improve education standard in the school. The deputy urged the National education office in Kajiado County to come and hold an urgent meeting between parents, teachers and the leadership in this community to ensure that the school has revitalized their mean score.
In his sentiment the deputy said the school has no reason to fail since it’s located in a very good place and has all the required materials and well trained staff. The school has an electric fence and water in the compound.
Odengo Doris the head teacher admitted to poor performance as it is caused by wrangles experienced in the school committee. She urged the new elected board of management members to co-operate to boost schools education standards. She further thanked the county government for employing an ECDE teacher in the school.