Admission to the Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi - Nursery School

Admission is based solely on merit and the School does not discriminate in admissions on nationality, ethnic origin or religion. Parents of students with non-Kenyan nationalities must show a valid residence permit, and obtain a student pass for their child to be enrolled at the School.

Enrolment Information

We believe each child has his/her own strengths and admissions are based on the inclination of the student in terms of their creativity and critical thinking.

Criteria for admission to the Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi - Nursery School include:

  • Appropriate age of child
  • Reports and recommendations from the previous school (if any)
  • Availability of space (maximum 22)


Prospective parents are advised and welcome to visit the School. Children are placed in the appropriate age groups depending on their age. No interviews are conducted with children eligible for Playgroup class.

Admission Test

Prospective students are required to complete both a written admission test in addition to attending an interview.

Age as of Dec. 31st

2 – 3 years

Kindergarten 1
3 – 4 years

Kindergarten 2
4 – 5 years

Kindergarten 3
5 – 6 years