Baricho is a public maintained secondary school, located in Mwerua Location, Ndia Division in Kirinyaga County. Started in the year 1964 by his Lordship the late Bishop Gatimu of Nyeri Diocese, the school stands on a 24 acre of land and was founded by catholic Mission, hence it is a Catholic Sponsored school.

The school’s current mean score stants at 9.45( KCSE 2021 results released in April 2021)- a slight negative deviation from 9.48 posted during 2020 May 2021 Results. The school made it to the top 100 KCSE 2020 after clinching osition 12 in KCSE 202I and 20 in KCSE 2020 Nationally.