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A great school,
"will educate its students not merely to be personally successful but also to use their gifts to build their communities and enhance the common good to levels beyond our dreams."

His Highness
The Aga Khan

Admissions to the Aga Khan Nursery School, Nairobi

Admission is based solely on merit and the School does not discriminate in admissions on nationality, race, tribe, 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.

Admissions to the Aga Khan Nursery School, NairobiEnrolment Information
Please note, although the School does not offer a Special Needs Education Programme, individual cases may be discussed to plan the best course of intervention.

Our Classes:

  • Playgroup - Ages 2 to 3 years
  • Kindergarten 1 - Ages 3 to 4 years
  • Kindergarten 2 - Ages 4 to 5 years
  • Kindergarten 3 - Ages 5 to 6 years

Prospective parents are advised and welcomed 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.

Admissions Fees

The following fee schedule applies to the September 2014 - August 2015 Academic Year for Playgroup, K1, K2 and K3 students.

Grade: Playgroup
Term 1
Term 2
Term 3
Tuition fees Kshs 64,000 Kshs 64,000 Kshs 64,000
Other fees Kshs 2,100 - -

Grade K1:
Tuition fees Kshs 72,500 Kshs 72,500 Kshs 72,500
Other fees Kshs 2,100 - -

Grade K2:
Pre-primary (half day)
Tuition fees Kshs 72,500 Kshs 72,500 Kshs 72,500
Other fees Kshs 2,400 - -

Grade: K3
Pre-primary (full day)
Tuition fees Kshs 88,500 Kshs 88,500 Kshs 88,500
Other fees Kshs 2,100 - -

New students
Admission fees Kshs 2,500    
Causion deposit Kshs 5,000 (Refundable)

Optional fee
Afternoon clubs Kshs 14,000    
Tae kwon do Kshs 3,000    
Skating Kshs 3,500    
Library Kshs 300    

1. The Medical Fee is charged once per academic year
2. Reading log for new K3 students at Kshs 300


The Aga Khan Nursery School offers Scholarships to recognize academic excellence to new or continuing students. These scholars must have other outstanding qualities in the areas of citizenship and character to benefit from an education at the school.

All scholarships are based on a demonstration of financial need. The number of scholarships and the amount will vary from one year to the next.

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