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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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Admissions

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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Leadership

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

28 August 2015

The Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa students have exceeded expectations this year by winning four first place awards at the 89th edition of the Kenya Music Festival held early August in Kisumu.

17 July 2015

This year’s graduating class is the most successful in AKA, Mombasa history, scoring an average of 34.4 points and earning over $4.1 million in scholarships and financial aid.

16 July 2015

In June, the athletes from the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa competed in events that showcased their incredible athletic abilities.

Spotlights

"Thanks to the school and what it has done for me, I feel that I am changing the world for the better."

“Most people around Mombasa, including my family, are low income earners, so it’s disturbing when natural disasters take place…one of my aims is to lift that barrier... Find out more

"There are a lot of values that the Academy instilled in me that I carry to this day. It has taught me importance of being aware of the community around us as well... Find out more

Two Year 5 students interviewed Isla Gordon, an accomplished educator from the International School of Geneva and AKA, Mombasa’s new Junior School principal. They... Find out more

“I value education so much that I will do anything possible in my capacity to see that people excel,” says Kelvin, a final-year student at AKA, Mombasa.

“I believe [The Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa] is where I shaped my values that I still hold to this day. It is also where I saw and felt the importance of building a... Find out more

“With its multi-disciplinary system, the IB prepares you for the real world in a way no other system would. It could be the simple idea of time management or it... Find out more

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

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Notices

Enrichment Activities Begin

01 September, 2015

Start of School Year

Term 1 begins for students on 17 August 2015.

SESEA 5th Graduation & Conference

Strengthening Education Systems in East Africa Graduation and Professional Learning Network Conference at the Academy on June 4th