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The Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa, an International Baccalaureate World School, featuring state-of-the-art facilities, a multicultural student body, and an experienced team of educators and staff.
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Academic Programme

The curriculum focuses on the development of critical thinking and analysis of issues with an emphasis on multicultural understanding and awareness.
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Admission is based exclusively on merit. This is broadly defined as exceptional intellectual potential, leadership, a commitment to learning, strong sense of integrity, and the desire to work towards and instigate positive change.
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Our Campus

Built on an 18-acre (7.3 hectare) site in the Kizingo area of Mombasa, the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa is a state-of-the-art facility inspired by Swahili architecture.
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The Academies’ programmes aim to develop students who are ethical, public-minded, and possess a pluralistic outlook, and who will become future leaders of their home countries.
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Recent News

10 December 2014

On Friday 5th December, 2014 the AKA, Mombasa’s Senior School Lip-Syncing Competition had each House competing enthusiastically for the number one spot in an exciting and creative musical challenge.

10 December 2014

Highlights from this year's Zawadi Bazaar

05 December 2014

News from the Academy's first ever Expressions Festival, organised by the Student Representative Council to promote appreciation for an expression of visual and performance art.


Dual Language Programme teacher Enitta Olang' is one of the first teachers ever to deliver the PYP in Kiswahili.

“I will be well equipped to come back to Kenya and advise youth on how to respect human rights," says William. "I want to break the poverty cycle.”

“I view teaching as one way I can share my gift of music with others,” he explains, “and at the same time be one of the people who can impact the life of young... Find out more

Vice Principal and International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme Coordinator, Shouquot Hussain tells a heartening tale of his work at the Aga Khan Academy in... Find out more

“When I started my teaching career, I discovered that I truly enjoyed working with young people.”

Khona Bhattacharjee is a passionate International Baccalaureate (IB) teacher who is currently teaching Year 5 of the Primary Years Programme (PYP) at the Aga Khan... Find out more

Jane Warutere, a Physical Education teacher at the Aga Khan Academy in Mombasa, joined the institution in 2012, armed with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education... Find out more

A graduate of Kenyatta University, Charles joined the Academy in 2012, bringing with him more than a decade of teaching experience and a fierce determination to... Find out more

“I decided that for university, I better do what I love instead of doing what someone else has told me and then going there and not liking it so much.”

“I’ve become a lot more reflective in the last few years, and that’s largely due to the Academy,” says Amsal. “The curriculum, the teachers, they encourage... Find out more

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School Choir to Perform for Launch of Beyond Zero Campaign

On November 29th in presence of Her Excellency the First Lady

Zawadi Bazaar

Saturday, December 6th from 11am to 4pm. Entry: KSh50

SS Choir on Citizen Power Breakfast Show
Tune in to Citizen TV on Friday, Oct 10 from 6.30-9.00am. Live on http://www.citizentv.co.ke/live or watch the show on Channel 273 on DSTV.

The Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa has been awarded IB Status by the International Body