Following the independence of Tanganyika in 1961, the government radically changed its educational policies. One of the changes that adopted was that all educational facilities should be made available to all citizens. Consequently the Dar Es Salaam Secondary Education Society was formed on 21st January 1963 with the express purpose of establishing a secondary school and this resulted in the establishment of Shaaban Robert Secondary School on 14th May 1963.
Shaaban Robert Secondary School ia a multi-cultural school committed to a non-racial and secular society.
To be the Centre of excellence in imparting quality education, develop knowledge, insight in self–discipline, motivation, initiative and skills necessary to live fruitful and responsible lives.
Shaaban Robert Secondary School comprises of vibrant and caring community individuals that strives to ensure student success in all walks of life.