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Schools in KenyaThis list gives you a snapshot overview of schools in Mombasa that are considered by English-speaking expats... sometimes chosen by parents and sometimes not.

If we haven't reviewed a school, it may just mean we haven't found enough parents yet to give us the reliable reports indicating a full write-up is warranted. 

Schools selected for a full GSGI review are in the pipeline, and already indicated below with .

Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa

Mailing Address: PO Box 90066, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
Physical Address: Mbuyuni Road, Kizingo, Mombasa, Kenya

Phone: +254 041 2230 049, 2220 360
Fax: +254 041 2227 982

IB PYP, MYP, and Diploma; IGCSEs. Multi-denominational, co-ed day/boarding school; ages 6-18. 550 students total, with class sizes averaging between 15 and 22 students (max. 25), depending on the grade level. AKA is a large school with a stunning, spacious campus, but its real strength is the International Baccalaureate programme - touted loudly up and down the Coast - and the serious approach to education at all levels. Currently functions as a day school with a handful of boarding students; however, construction on more boarding houses is well underway and the school eventually aims to be 75% boarding. Uniform required.

Braeburn Mombasa International School

Mailing Address: PO Box 83009, Mombasa, Kenya
Physical Address: North of Mombasa Island in Shanzu, along the Serena Hotel road

Phone: +254 (0) 72 384 6878

National Curriculum of England; IGCSEs. Non-denominational, co-ed day/weekly boarding school; ages 3-16. 280 students total; currently 12 Monday-Thursday boarders. Although BMIS is the smallest of the main schools in the area, it is part of the Nairobi-based Braeburn Group and continues to be a popular choice among local parents (including expats). Very strong IGCSE results in recent years. Uniform required.

Mombasa Academy

Mailing Address: PO Box 86487, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
Physical Address: Greenwood Drive, Nyali, just north of Mombasa

Phone: +254 (0)41 471 629/473246
Fax: +254 (0) 41 474 650

National Curriculum of England; IGSCEs; A-levels. Non-denominational, co-ed day school; ages 2-18. 304 students total (just over 30% are expat children). A small school with impressive facilities, Mombasa Academy is lauded for its comfortable balance of academics and sports in a warm, friendly environment. Strong academic results at top levels. Uniform required.


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