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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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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 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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Living on Campus

Residential life at the Academy complements and extends the academic experience and includes a rich array of activities and leadership opportunities to enhance students’ learning and growth.
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The Aga Khan Academy Mombasa has been awarded IB status by the International Body


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Recent News

17 September 2020

On 15 September 2020, the Junior School community at AKA Mombasa celebrated International Dot Day, which celebrates creativity, courage and collaboration.

13 September 2020

Following in the footsteps of previous cohorts, the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa’s Class of 2020 received record-breaking results in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) this year. In addition to the Academy once again scoring highly, the percentage of top scorers was also...

07 September 2020

The Aga Khan Academy Mombasa welcomed new members of staff from around the world for the 2020 - 2021 academic year. Over the next few weeks, profiles of the new staff will be shown, introducing who they are and how they hope to uphold the mission and vision of the Academy.


Lilian Odera

Lilian Odera, a 2015 alumna of the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa and recipient of the Karen McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow (ILOT) award, is the embodiment of a... Find out more

Raphael Mwachiti

When Raphael Mwachiti, a Diploma Programme (DP) student, got admitted to the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa on a fully funded scholarship through the Talent Identification... Find out more

Shouqout Hussain

Shouquot Hussain was born and raised in India and has been the Vice Principal of the Diploma Programme (DP) at the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa for seven... Find out more

Samantha Caras

During her time at AKA Mombasa, Samantha Caras has transformed the University Counselling department by providing numerous resources to students and helping them... Find out more

Aleesha Suleman

Aleesha Suleman, a graduate student at UCL-Qatar, has never lost sight of what has always been important to her: giving back to her home country of Kenya.

Since a young age, Diploma Programme 1 student Cinzia Torriani has seen the environment around her deteriorate. Through the Academy's and her own personal initiatives... Find out more

Raghuveer Vyas, director of the United Nations Initiative at New York University, is on a mission to bring change to the world through policy development and... Find out more

Year 9 student at AKA Mombasa Alyssa Jamal has played golf for almost her whole life – a sport that has taught her the importance of determination and focus.

Fiona Makena Kinyua

Fiona Makena Kinyua graduated from the Teacher Preparation Programme at the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa in June 2019 and is taking classrooms by storm, one student at a... Find out more

Hussein Jiva

Hussein Jiva graduated from the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa after what he feels was a transformative journey.


Madaraka Day

There will be no classes on Monday 1 June for Madaraka Day. Classes will resume on 2 June.


There will be no classes tomorrow, Monday 25 May for Eid-ul-Fitr holiday. Classes will resume on Tuesday. 

Labour Day

There will be no classes tomorrow, Friday, 1 May for Labour Day. Classes will resume the following Monday.