Primary Schools in the Thika Road Area
Whether you’re new to your neighborhood or seeking to change schools, it can be difficult to find a school for your child. In efforts to make this decision easier, here you will find a list of various schools and what they have to offer.
1. Lily Academy
Lily Academy was established as a nursery in 1995. Through hard work the academy registered its first group of 25 pupils for the KCPE examination, yielding great results. Lily has continued to excel academically through the years.
Lily Academy has now established as a boarding school for both boys and girls as of 2008, housing over 300 residents in the school.
Tel: +254 723 48 34 46
St. Scholastica offers the 8-4-4 system of education in the primary level and uses the Montessori system at Kindergarten level. This Catholic school’s performance is consistent, evident in the Kenya National Exams.
Scholastica offers a Eucharistic celebration Wednesdays and Sundays for resident pupils and every first monthly Friday for the general school community. Weekly Catechism and PPI classes are offered in addition to organized pupil and parent seminars.
St. Scholastica’s mission is to graduate self-reliant students committed to the gospel and Benedictine values, empowered to realize their full potential.
The average teacher to pupil ratio is 1-45.
Tel: +254 720 541 519 , 731 172 386
This academy is founded on the philosophy that knowledge is power. Cornerstone is an affiliate of Deliverance Church Kasarani and has grown to be among the top 50 best schools in the country in a period of 12 years.
Cornerstone has modern luxury buses offering transport to students from their homes to school and back at an affordable cost. The academy also offers computer classes to all students at a small fee. Play class is available to children 2 to 3 years and five months. A well balanced meal is offered as lunch to students.
Tel: +254 (0)20-2014542
Ruaraka Academy is a mixed private day school designed around the Kenyan Education system and the newly introduced 126.96.36.199 system. The academy is passionate and committed to being a community that honors and glorifies Christ.
This academy is set within the suburbs of Thorne, a quiet environment conducive for learning. There are 24 general purpose classrooms for the primary level (classes 1 through 8), bible room, a fully equipped computer lab, a staff room and an in house printing office.
One of Ruaraka’s most noted features is a school garden equipped with a greenhouse where vegetables needed in the kitchen are grown. This garden makes a great study site for those interested in learning about domestic animals and various foods we eat.
Tel: +254 700 737 522
Thika Road Christian School offers a safe and friendly setting situated in Kasarani Sub-County, along the Thika Road Superhighway.
Textbooks have been carefully selected to provide a comprehensive learning experience. English, Reading and Science are supplemented by textbooks from a Christian publisher. Bible is taught each day. Students sit for the KCPE exams at the end of Standard 8.
Thika holds the belief that students are not progressing properly unless they develop academically, physically, spiritually and socially.
Nursery tuition for 3 year olds and 4 year olds comes to 12,000 and 14,000 ksh respectively. Pre-Unit costs 14,000 ksh. Standards 1 through 4 comes to 26,000 ksh while standards 5 through 8 comes to 28,000 ksh. Roundtrip transportation costs approximately 9,000 ksh while return only transportation costs 5,000 ksh.
Tel: 020 2615089, 0724 044 460
6. Dexter Junior Academy
Dexter Academy was founded in 2005 as a self help group by a group of women with aims to cater to the needy children and less fortunate around the area.
Tel: +254 723998689
7. City Primary School Pre-Unit
Located Opposite New Ngara Stage, Murang’a Rd, Nairobi. City Primary is a public, mixed school.
Braeburn emphasizes English and math during year 1 in addition to science, computing, music and personal social health and economics (PSHE).
In year 2 French is added with weekly library sessions, reading and writing. There are three groups, split between four teachers: Accelerated, Core (two groups) and foundation.
Tel: +254 721 374858
9. Bright Hill Special School and Assessment Center
Bright Hill opened in September of 2001 and is a day and boarding school. The school is located along Thika superhighway in Nairobi County. The 8-4-4 education system caters to children with learning difficulties, visual impairment, neurological impairment, and emotional and behavior disorders.
Also offered: occupational and physiotherapy services, vocational training, computer studies and weaving.
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