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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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AKA Mombasa senior students studying

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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AKA Mombasa Junior School girls


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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AKA Mombasa campus

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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AKA Mombasa senior students


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


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Recent News

11 June 2019

Check out the next year's academic calendar!

07 June 2019

For Service Learning this year, the year 8s at AKA Mombasa worked with a local school to promote literacy learning.

29 May 2019

Ziyaan Virji, founder of AASW, talks to us about their plans for Menstrual Hygiene Week.


Stephen Nyundo

With the support of his colleagues, Stephen Nyundo, a Mathematics teacher and head of the department, has helped students implement strategies to help themselves and... Find out more


Throughout his time at AKA Mombasa, Ryan Herman, an Academy fellow, has worked on various projects and programmes at the Academy, all aimed at helping students... Find out more

Bilal Adamjee

Meet Bilal, currently a student at the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa. For Bilal, studying at the Academy has instilled in him the value of learning whilst always thinking... Find out more

Students Cinzia Torriani (year 10) and Alisha Doshi (DP1) interviewed Alison Hampshire, the new Head of Academy at the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa. They discussed... Find out more

Josephine Awino, alumna of the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa, will be attending Wellesley College for her undergraduate studies in environmental science. She shares a... Find out more

Paul Davis, the Dean of Admissions at the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa, has led the Talent Identification Programme for nearly ten years. The programme identifies... Find out more

Muriuku Njonjo graduated from the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa with the receipt of a full scholarship to the University of Waterloo in Canada. He shares a personal... Find out more

Kamila Janmohamed graduated from the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa this year. Upon anticipating her upcoming start at Yale University, Kamila reflects on the intellectual... Find out more

Graduate of AKA Mombasa Muslima Niyozmamadova tells the story of her journey to the Academies and shares how she developed the determination to help her home country... Find out more

Ganjina Vanjova reflects on her time at the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa: "Describing the Academy to someone requires an explanation of how it does more than provide an... Find out more


Menstrual Hygiene Week

Student group, AASW is hosting multiple events this week in the lead-up to their main event on June 7. Stay tuned to our platforms for more information. 

Year 10 awards and recognition ceremony

An awards ceremony will take place on Monday, 27 May, for the year 10s from 3-4 pm in the Commons. Congratulations to all of them for their various accomplishments! 

Sports Award Ceremony

On Friday May 17 from 3-4 pm we will be celebrating the acheivements of Senior School students in Sports.