Admission is open to deserving students regardless of race, religion and culture.
The School works to ensure that students develop positive attitudes, are self-disciplined, hard-working, and confident, that they are responsible citizens of their country and the world and that they are prepared to fit into society. Students' wellbeing is monitored by a committee of teachers trained in Guidance and Counseling.
Aga Khan High School, Mombasa releases Form 1/Grade 9 Admission Forms (for the subsequent year) to Primary Schools in Mombasa.
Prospective students are interviewed and must write tests in January for the following subjects:
The school sets a bench mark (KCPE results) for admission criteria with initial preference given to students from Aga Khan Primary School, Mombasa. The school reviews KCPE input/output during the KCSE analysis and identifies valuable feeder schools.
Aga Khan High School offers scholarships to high achievers from all schools.
Students of Aga Khan High School, Mombasa are admitted on merit. They are expected to demonstrate good performance throughout their stay in the school. The academic bench mark for advancement to the next class is an overall mean of "C-" for KCSE and an average grade of "C" for IGCSE.
If a student exhibits low academic performance during a particular term, s/he will be put on probation and monitored.
The student on probation must show steady progress and performance, to progress to the next class.