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Established in 1961, the Aga Khan High School, Nairobi is a private co-educational, multicultural day secondary school. The school is situated in Westlands, along Waiyaki Way, just seven kilometres from Nairobi’s City Centre.

The school offers the KCSE, IGCSE and GCE curricula. In July 2009, the school became a fully certified center with the University of Cambridge International Examinations, and the first cohort of IGCSE students sat for IGCSE examinations in 2010. Examinations and their results are now a major part of the educational process. Higher institutions of learning currently look not only at A Level results but also at IGCSE results when offering students a place in their institutions. The international system is unique in that the student’s final three years of school is dominated by examinations. We appreciate that this time can be stressful and difficult for both the students and their families. Aga Khan endeavors to provide the students and their parents with an environment where ideas are exchanged for the betterment of the student’s welfare. We believe very strongly that it is a system that encourages inquisitiveness, rational inspiration, fun, and challenging demands, it also allows a holistic development of a character that will allow success beyond the class room.

We offer robust academic teaching on a campus with facilities that are the envy of many schools, the Aga Khan High School, Nairobi strives to impart an education that will enable students to become top performers nationally and internationally, by adapting the best international and contemporary teaching and learning as well as educational leadership philosophies. This makes our students well-placed members of the Kenyan society, who will shape Kenya and the entire world for generations to come.

The school has a strong ethos based on values and spirituality; we strive to develop students who will exhibit:

  • Achievement
  • Ethics and Morals
  • Community Service
  • Spirituality
  • Participation in Sports and Culture
  • Discipline