This part examines the internal and external environment of the institution and its effects to the overall outcome.

2.4.2       Strengths

  • The school has well trained and qualified graduate teachers.
  • The school is able to attract a number of students.
  • The school has a boarding facility for girls.
  • The government provides grant through FSDE.
  • There is low staff turnover /high staff retention.
  • It’s connected to electricity.
  • A back-up generator is available.
  • Availability of adequate piped water and storage tanks.
  • Secure environment.
  • Availability of infrastructure: classes, Administration block, Latrines and a Laboratory.


2.4.3 Weaknesses

  • The school doesn’t possess its land title deed.
  • Land for expansion is inadequate.
  • There is no playing field.
  • It lacks space for demonstration plots.
  • The soil structure is poor.
  • Lack of mode of transport/school bus.
  • Inadequate infrastructure: no kitchen, dining hall, library, extra classrooms and staff houses.
  • Over enrolment in some classes.
  • Inadequate furniture for both staff and students.
  • Poor fee payment.
  • Low entry grade hence enrolment of low achievers.
  • Limited subject choices due to inadequate TSC staff and classrooms.
  • Numerous dropouts due to early marriages, poverty, boda boda menace, pregnancies, drug and substance abuse and truancy.
  • Lack of positive role models.
  • Indiscipline, truancy, betting and mobile phone influence and the internet menace.
  • Lack of a dormitory for girls.
  • Lack of an ablution block.
  • Inadequate ICT infrastructure.
  • Inadequate teaching staff.
  • Long distances covered by some students.


2.4.4 Opportunities

  • Positive image of the school.
  • Wide catchment area.
  • Spiritual guidance from the sponsor.
  • Support from the education office and the community.
  • Availability of resource persons.
  • Access to healthcare.
  • Access to bursaries.
  • Good road network.
  • Healthy competition from other institutions.
  • High /improving academic achievements.
  • Functional B.O.M.
  • Political goodwill.
  • Good public relations.


2.4.5 Threats

  • Mushrooming of schools.
  • Sporadic insecurity.
  • Parents obsessions with transfers as a way of avoiding payment of fee arrears.
  • Indiscipline and absenteeism.
  • Immorality.
  • Delays in disbursement of bursary and FDSE funds.
  • Drug and substance abuse.
  • Poor living conditions at home and lack of connectivity to electricity.
  • Negative attitude towards local schools.
  • Inadequate FDSE capacitation.
  • Low parental income.
  • Digital influence.
  • Peer influence.