The Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School,
Dar es Salaam

Where students are equal on merit and there are limited places available, precedence will be given first to siblings of students already attending any of the Aga Khan Schools and then to siblings of graduates of Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School.

Admission Procedure

Selection Process

Students seeking admission into Years 7 - 11/ Forms 1 - 4 at secondary level have to take an entrance examination. Admission into the IB and the ‘A’ level programme is based on student performance in public examinations.

Where students are equal on merit and there are limited places available, precedence will be given first to siblings of students already attending any of the Aga Khan Schools and then to siblings of graduates of Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School.

Time of Admission

Ordinarily, time of admission is at the beginning of the School year for the year group for which admission is being sought. Students will be admitted mid-year where places are available.

Applications will generally not be accepted for admission into Year 11 or Form 4 and Year 13 or Form 6. Exceptions can be made if the student is coming directly from overseas.

Procedure

Announcements are made in the local press inviting applications for admission. Information is given about closing dates for submitting application forms and the dates and times of entrance examinations.

Before sitting for an entrance examination, a completed application form has to be submitted together with a good faith deposit.

Where there are more eligible applicants than places for a particular year group, admission will be on a first come basis.

Parents of prospective students who are not able to take the entrance examination on the announced date should contact the school. The School will arrange an alternative date, if there are still places available in the required year group.

Visits to the School

Parents and prospective students are welcomed to make an appointment to meet the Head Teacher and to tour the school.

Office hours are 7.15 am to 4.00 pm.


Admissions Fees

International curriculum fees payment schedule for the 2022-2023 academic year.
Download a copy of the schedule

Below fees are indicated in USD.


Grade/Year
School Fees
Maint. Fees
Total

Secondary Year 7-9
4,500
300
4,800

Secondary Year 10-11
4,745
300
5,045

Secondary Year 12
10,735
300
11,035

Secondary Year 13
9,760
300
10,060

In addition to the above fees, parents of new students joining AKES, T will have to pay a one-time admission fee. Payment for admission and caution fees:

Grade/Year
Admission Fees
Caution Fees
Total

Secondary Year 7-11
500
100
600

Secondary Year 12-13
500
100
600

Good Faith deposit for each level is as follows:

Education Stage
Grade/Year
Fees

Secondary
Secondary Year 7-11
500

Secondary IB
Secondary Year 12-13
1,000

The Good Faith Deposit must be paid when the application form is returned duly completed.


Fee payment dates (International)

August-December 2022
August 3, 2022

January-March 2023
December 11, 2022

April-July 2023
April 2, 2023

Notes
An annual yearbook charge of USD 15 will be charged extra per student.
Examination Classes Grade 11 and IB 2 will have the annual fees paid in two instalments being August and January.


NECTA curriculum fees payment schedule for the 2022-2023 academic year.
Download a copy of the schedule

Below fees are indicated in TZS.


Form
School Fees
Maint. Fees
Total

Form 1-4 (January-Dec. 2022)
1,056,825
500,000
1,556,825

Form 5-6 (July 2022-June 2023)
2,098,280
500,000
2,598,280

In addition to the above fees, parents of new students joining AKES, T will have to pay a one-time admission fee. Payment for admission and caution fees:

Form
Admission Fees
Caution Fees
Total

Form 1-6
250,000
200,000
450,000

Good Faith deposit for each level is as follows:

Education Stage
Fees

Form 1-6
500,000

The Good Faith Deposit must be paid when the application form is returned duly completed.


Fee payment dates (NECTA)

Payment
Form 1-4
Form 5-6

1st Payment
11 December 2021
5 July 2022

2nd Payment
2 April 2022
11 December 2022

3rd Payment
5 July 2022
2 April 2023

Notes
An annual yearbook charge of TZS 25,000 will be charged extra per student.
Examination Classes Form 4 and Form 6 will have the annual fees paid in two instalments.