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. Kianda School
The Kianda School is an all girls’ school with an education that embraces intellectual, spiritual and human growth in each student. Kianda has ranked among the top 10 schools in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination.
Kianda offers special courses, for example a course on parenting, to foster a close relationship between parents, teachers and students. Each student is allocated a tutor/mentor in a member of staff that guides said student in academics but also character development. Time and effort are dedicated to the formation of Christian virtues in each student through seminars and talks. Emphasis is placed on building strong moral values, responsibility and diligence, emotional stability, participation in school life, sociability and friendliness.
Kianda school is well equipped with up-to-date laboratories, a cookery, piano, library and computer rooms. The school also proudly provides a clean and quiet environment.
According to the 2015 fee structure, the school charges a non-refundable25,000 ksh acceptance fee for Form 1. The fee for the same is 75,300 inclusive of uniform and lunch per term.
Tel: 0733 846 959, 020
2. Consolata School
School values for the Consolata School include integrity, respect and excellence. Following the 8-4-4 system, Consolata prepares students for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education. The Primary school curriculum encourages students to develop an understanding of key concepts in language, mathematics, science and social studies.
Consolata’s primary school program is based on an interactive child centered philosophy of education, teaching children to discuss their ideas and be explorative as they learn. Students advance steadily through primary from one class to the next, ultimately being placed in classes with one teacher responsible for their education and welfare in collaboration with other teachers.
Tel: 0732 557004
3. International School of Kenya
International School of Kenya (ISK) is a private, non-profit Pre-K through grade 12 school established in 1976 in joint partnership between the United States and Canada. ISK serves the needs of both expatriate and Kenyan students seeking a rigorous curriculum.
ISK’s internationally focused curriculum has helped Kenya become attractive to foreign business investment. ISK has over 950 students from over 65 countries. Teachers come from a variety of schools in the United States and around the world, representing 15 different nationalities.
Tel: +254 (0)20 209 1308/9
4. Parklands Baptist School
Parklands Baptist aims to produce ambitious individuals who fear the Lord, investing wholly in the next generation. Parklands’ 8-4-4 curriculum is paired with the Christian Curriculum – every subject and topic has Biblical World View and explanation.
Parklands provides active extracurricular opportunities like games and sports and Wednesdays dedicated to swimming. Bible club is offered.
Tel: (+254-20) 8068286
5. Nairobi Primary School
Nairobi Primary School is a public primary located near Nairobi Town, Westlands Constituency in Nairobi County. This school is one of the oldest in Nairobi, started as a junior school for the Nairobi School which was a senior boys school, and the senior girls school.
Nairobi Primary is a mixed day and boarding school sponsored by The Central Government. This school has an enrollment of 1627 with a student teacher ratio of 31.3, meaning there are 50.8 pupils per classroom in 32 classroom. There are a total of 34 Government of Kenya Teachers in Nairobi Primary.
Tel: 020 2022540
6. The Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi
The Academy is one of the leading schools in Kenya. Aga Khan Academy offers the International Baccalaureate curriculum, the Primary Years Program, Middle Years Program and the Diploma Program. With more than 1,000 students, Aga Khan is a multi-cultural school with many nationalities and cultures represented.
Aga Khan is a private, co-educational school in pleasant surroundings in the Parklands suburb of Nairobi.
Students take part in a strong co-curricular program including athletics, visual arts, and performing arts (i.e. music and drama). Students are encouraged to develop ethically and spiritually.
Facilities include well-equipped libraries, ICT rooms with SMART Boards, swimming pools, science laboratories, sports fields, art rooms, and a drama/film studio.
Tel: +254 0733758510
7. Bohra Primary School
Bohra Primary is a public school located near Parklands Town of Westlands Constituency. Bohra is also a mixed day only school sponsored by the Local Government Authority. The institution has an enrollment of 479 with a student to teacher ratio of 47.9. There are 10 Government of Kenya Teachers at Bohra.
Tel: +254 204441719
8. Farasi Lane Primary School
Farasi is a primary city council school in Lower Kabete, Nairobi. The school has approximately 800 children who are admitted from the surrounding Mwamuto slum village.
Tel: +254 204 182243
9. New Kihumbuini Primary School
New Kihumbuini is a public primary day only school located in the Westlands Division of the Westland Constituency. Learning is carried out through a Kenyan curriculum. New Kihumbuini has an enrollment of 1278 averaging 53 pupils per classroom with 25 teachers of the Government of Kenya.
10. Westlands Primary School
Westlands Primary is a mixed boarding only school sponsored by the Central Government. This primary school has an enrollment of 1160 with 28 teachers of Government of Kenya.
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