The School offers a broad-based, multi-disciplinary education with emphases on languages, sciences, humanities, technical subjects and student-centered teaching/learning within an interactive learning environment that is designed to stimulate the joy of enquiry.
The Aga Khan High School, Mombasa is a day school offering the Kenya National Curriculum. It is finishing the 8-4-4 system and transitioning to the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC).
The school is open to students of all religions, races and nationalities and comprises 627 students, 44 teachers and 10 non-teaching staff members. It is a private school run by the Aga Khan Education Service, Kenya (AKES, K), an institution that works to provide quality education to 11 schools in Kenya.
The origins of the Aga Khan High School, Mombasa dates to the opening of the boys' elementary school in 1918 and the establishment of the girls school in 1919.
The current building, constructed between 1945 and 1951, is situated on Vanga Road, between the Aga Khan Hospital, Jaffery Academy and across from the Government Training Institute. It houses two schools: the Aga Khan Primary School and the Aga Khan High School. The School offers a broad-based, multi-disciplinary education with emphases on languages, sciences, humanities, technical subjects and student-centered teaching/learning within an interactive learning environment that is designed to stimulate the joy of enquiry.
The School offers the Kenya National Curriculum (CBC) from Form 1-4. At the end of the four years' course in high school, students sit for the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (KCSE), which qualifies them for university education.
The following subjects are offered in KCSE:
In the IGCSE, the subjects offered are: English Language, Literature in English, Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, History, Geography, Business Studies and Kiswahili/French.
Junior Achievement, debate, drama, elocution, music, sports, Ranger Guides, scouting, Young Farmers Club, first aid, Interact Club and Presidents' Award Scheme.
Organisation of and active participation in Inter-House, Inter-School and National Competitions.