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


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Recent News

24 November 2015

The Senior School academic block reverberated with energy as students from Year 8 displayed innovative projects about the Silk Road on 20 November.

23 November 2015

Mark your calendars for this year's Zawadi Bazaar!

10 November 2015

The Senior School's MYP students displayed their projects at the Personal Projects Mock Exhibition on 06 November in the Library and the Commons.


Lilian graduated from AKA, Mombasa in 2015. She is currently studying at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada and was a recipient of UBC's... Find out more

"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.”

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Cultural Night

Join us in celebrating our diversity at Cultural Night on Saturday, 28 November

Green Day

Join the Senior School in increasing awareness about the need to conserve our environment on Friday, 27 November

Junior Inter-school Athletics

8:00 am - 1:00 pm on 14 November at the sports field