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Historical Background

Makerere College School is a co-educational government aided O and A- level school founded in 1945 by Makerere University (then still a College of London University).


It is located on Makerere University Campus, Kampala, adjacent to the College of Education and External Studies on Makerere Hill Road.


The school started as a demonstration school where innovations in holistic quality teaching could be tried out and the best practices made accessible to other schools and teachers in the country. It started with an enrolment of 32 students; at the moment, its enrolment stands at 2393 with 1239 boys and 1159 girls.

The school is renowned for its student leadership program.

  • Boys
  • Girls
National performance statistics

The academic performance of the college has been good. Our desire is excellence as per our core value. However, we believe that our products are of better quality than most of the traditional schools of our level. We teach a whole person. The graph aside gives a summary of academic performance from 2017 up to 2022.

O'Level Campus

The Makerere Campus is the O’ Level Campus which is the main Campus, located on Makerere Hill, Kawempe Division – Kampala District on land owned by Makerere University.

A'Level Campus

The A’ Level Campus is located in Mulawa – Kira Town Council, Wakiso District

The current School’s Board of Governors (2014 – 2016) comprises many members and the bodies of which some come from the school's administrative team.
Mr. Muyingo Martin
Head Teacher



Mr. Kenneth Edrine Lukwago
Deputy Head Teacher (Administration)



Mr Sendi Frank
Deputy Head Teacher (Academics)



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