The first class of Kisima students sat for the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E.) in 2008. Since then the students have achieved an excellent academic performance every year, with 93% of the students achieving university entrance grades (C+ and above). From 2016 to 2019, every single student has achieved these grades and has qualified for direct entry to university with a loan. In 2019 Kisima was ranked as the third best performing secondary school in the country, out of 10,287 schools.

Grade Number of students

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

A

3

4

2

1

1

4

2

A-

2

7

5

13

12

13

6

3

13

9

11

11

B+

2

7

14

11

13

3

10

11

14

9

12

12

B

3

4

7

1

3

7

8

9

5

12

7

6

B-

6

3

3

6

6

6

3

8

2

7

4

2

C+

9

9

1

5

2

2

3

2

2

5

1

C

5

3

3

2

4

C-

6

2

1

D+

1

1

D

1

Total 35 39 38 38 35 34 33 38 36 39 39 34