List of International Schools in Nairobi


Nairobi has the best international schools in Kenya. Below is the full list of the schools and their contacts:

  • International School of Kenya; The International School of Kenya is renowned for its undeniably high-caliber culture, first-rate support, and boundless prospects. We want our students to be passionate about and committed to challenging academic and personal development. ISK children develop in a setting where each student is supported, known, and given the chance to customize their education.

Contact; +254 720 639 363

                +254 20 209 1308/9

  • Brookhouse School ; the number one British Curriculum School in East Africa, Brookhouse School was founded in 1981. It is a private, international school located in Nairobi, Kenya. Students between the ages of 1 and 18 receive unmatched independent day education in two magnificent locations in the lush suburbs of Runda and Karen, with luxury boarding school services added to the Karen campus. Children at Brookhouse School achieve academic achievement through courses that are recognized internationally and supplemental activities that help them hone their talents.

Contact; +254 722 204 413

                +254 704 392 000

  • Braeburn School; the Braeburn Institute Kenya is a unique institution because of its top-notch and upscale facilities. They provide a holistic education using both the standard Kenyan 8-4-4 and the British curriculum, but they also have a lot of other things to offer. Due to their distinctive school bus color, the school gained notoriety on the roadways of Nairobi, Mombasa, and Kisumu. The school’s name is boldly written on the bus, which is coloured yellow. The institution is quite elegant because it has adopted a design that is similar to that of certain British schools.

Contact; +254 730 881 100

  • Braeside School; the goal of Braeside School’s balanced, comprehensive, and current curriculum is to prepare students for modern adulthood and the workplace. Because it understands how dynamic the world is, the school promotes adaptability and creativity. For each term, students participate in at least one extracurricular activity, allowing them to grow as people on all levels. Modern resources are available at the international school to meet the needs of the students’ education.

Contact; +254 (0) 20 501 8000

+254 (0) 701 295 566

+254 (0) 738 506 151

  • Peponi House Preparatory School; Kenton College Preparatory SchoolA top-notch teaching staff, including those from outside, works at Peponi School. Teachers use a multimedia approach, and classroom TVs function as smart boards. The school is owned by the Kenyatta’s family and it is situated in Westlands. It is also one of the best private learning schools in Kenya.

Contact; +254 716 639 282

  • Braeburn Garden Estate School; With a British Curriculum and full CIS accreditation, Braeburn Garden Estate School provides a better global education to children from over 80 different countries between the ages of 2 and 18. The school owners and the administration is incredibly proud to be the leaders of this beautiful school community that is created by the combination of foreign personnel and students. The school ensures that students are nurtured with the skills and values that instill a love for learning and enable them to recognize not only their potential but also their responsibility to other people’s lives, a caring and dedicated staff places a strong emphasis on high expectations in all areas of school life, from academics and activities to empathy and integrity.

Contact; +254 (20) 501 8000

                 +254 720 667 622

  • Rosslyn Academy; Being an international school, Rosslyn Academy has students from more than 50 nations and on every continent, creating a highly diversified and global learning environment. To enable them to fully participate academically and socially, they provide English language instruction to students whose first language is different from English. Students with mild to moderate special education needs are served by Rosslyn Academy.

Contact; +254 732 646 602

                +254 727 646 602

  • SABIS International School-Runda; Many parents choose SABIS® Runda as their child’s primary educational institution because of its well-established educational program, global proprietary curriculum, which is based on both American and British educational standards, and the SABIS® Network of schools’ common core values. Your child will join hundreds of other students on the path to success by enrolling in this school, which is part of the SABIS® Network. Every student has the capacity to become a well-rounded person who can master the skills necessary to attain academic excellence and success in a constantly changing world, according to SABIS® Runda. They work hard to give their students the skills they need to effectively develop a passion for lifelong learning, critical thinking, and logical reasoning.

Contact; +254 743 162 670

  • The Netherlands School Society; they provide their kids with a diverse and rigorous education through their IPC (International Primary Curriculum). The worldwide nature of the curriculum and the thematic approach of IPC, which are a natural fit for the student body, both stimulate student participation. Students “learn to learn” and develop self-control in their pursuit of knowledge. The Netherlands School Society is a “national-international school,” representing about 15 different nationalities. They are especially proud of the Dutch educational system that is integrated into a global setting.

Contact; +254 733 675 432

  • Crawford International School (Tatu City Campus); it is a private international school with South African roots, Crawford International School is headquartered in Kenya. The school, which is located in Nairobi County’s prominent Tatu City, takes pride in its exceptional educational opportunities supported by modernist infrastructure. Crawford schools have consistently shown themselves to be centers of excellence since their establishment in South Africa in 1993. The recently opened Kenyan branch has drawn a number of students from all throughout the nation and beyond.

Contact; +254 020 765 1053

  • West Nairobi School; The West Nairobi School opened its doors in 1996. It was established to provide superior North American Christian education to Summer Institute of Linguistics participants while they were serving in Kenya. It was difficult to find a good, inexpensive international education at the time in Kenya. The institution opened with just 46 students and only provided coursework for grades Kindergarten through 8. The school has developed throughout the years and now ranks among the best institutions of higher learning in the nation. It draws students from all over the world and provides educational possibilities for pupils in early infancy and kindergarten through grade 12 in elementary school. The Middle States Association Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CES) and the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) both accredit the institution.

Contact; +254 709 331 000  

  • Potterhouse School and Kindergarten; in 2002, Potterhouse School opened its doors as an official school. Students at the school come from a variety of ethnic and racial origins. It aspires to develop an education system that would fulfill students’ social, academic, and spiritual requirements in order to offer them a solid foundation in a world that is changing quickly. One of the top kindergarten schools in Runda is provided by Potterhouse School, an international school. Even the parents can access the school’s site to see what their child is learning. Unlike the 8-4-4 system, which runs from January to December, the school year extends from September to July. It would be best if you applied for admissions during the school’s scheduled time to avoid missing a semester.

Contact; +254 722 252 551

                 +254 733 798 546

  • Nairobi Jaffery Academy; it is an international mixed-day school established in 1998, Nairobi Jaffery Academy offers the British national curriculum from pre-kindergarten through A-level. Numerous kids have learned, developed, and grown in the school’s enriched learning environment. Both international students and students from Nairobi and its environs can receive an education there. The school is situated at the Jaffery Islamic Centre along Nausghad Merali drive in Lavington, Nairobi.

Contact; +254 727 441 218

  • Oshwal Academy Nairobi Senior High; the main objective of Oshwal Academy Nairobi’s Senior High is to support all students in realizing their dreams and achieving their aspirations in life. It offers its students the best educational opportunities imaginable. The senior school’s outstanding faculty and staff work hard to establish a stimulating, encouraging, and demanding learning environment that gives students the tools they need to achieve academically.

Contact; +254 725 506 510

                +254 736 743 660

  • Mary’s School Nairobi; Boys between the ages of 14 and 18 may enroll in the senior school at St Mary’s School, also known as “The Saints.” The acquisition of academic knowledge is its main goal. Both the Kenyan and IGCSE curriculum are available in the senior school. Its approach places a strong emphasis on discipline in addition to traditional classroom instruction.

Contact; +254 721 490 140

  • Austin’s Academy – Senior School; as part of a plan to build centers of academic excellence in Kenya, Academic Services Limited founded St. Austin’s Academy in 1970. The Academy was purposefully established by the first African Director of Education after independence in an effort to disrupt the segregated educational systems of the time and provide a truly integrated program. The original vision has been expanded to include a values-based curriculum for the unknowable, global world that their pupils will soon be entering.

Contact; +254 713 860 206

  • Loreto Convent Msongari; it is situated in Lavington, Nairobi. It was founded in 1921 by the Sisters of Loreto and follows Catholic principles. Both the British IGCSE (high school only) and the Kenyan 8-4-4 (primary and high school) curricula are available at Loreto Convent Msongari. One of the Nairobi schools under the British system with day and boarding options is Loreto.

Contact; +254 729 041 294

  • Cavina School; the academic building is situated in Kilimani along Elgeyo Marakwet Road, which is off of Argwins Kodhek Road. Cavina School reviews have a 4.7-star rating, which is great. When the new academic year with an international curriculum starts in September, new students are admitted. The right age for the class must be met before enrollment for a prospective student to be accepted into this esteemed institution. Children of all faiths are admitted to the school. They must all, however, show up for morning chapel services.

Contact; +254 20 2573630

                +254 706 232 334

+254 708 387 746

  • Riara Girl’s High School; to empower girls, The Riara Springs Girl’s High School, part of The Riara Group of Schools, was established in 2000. The climate at school supports the girls’ independence, confidence, and self-reliance. RSGHS places a strong emphasis on holistic education and has put in place important mechanisms to foster students’ academic, physical, emotional, and spiritual growth.
  • Light International School Kindergarten Nairobi; The tranquil Karen neighborhood off Lang’ata Road in Nairobi is where Light International School is situated. When it comes to providing students with high-quality education and learning opportunities, the environment is nothing short of extraordinary. Your child will learn in a distinctive environment at Light International School. It provides a wide range of educational options for children from kindergarten to A-level. They guarantee to provide your child with the greatest education available in Kenya and around the world with their high standard of services and attention to detail.

Contact; +254 701 442 299

                +254 703 200 002

  • The Banda School; their 2023 British Schools Overseas Inspection Report, which received an overall rating of “Outstanding,” is available on their menu. “Throughout the school, the percentage of outstanding teaching is exceptionally high.” The curriculum is excellent and helps the school’s vision be implemented very successfully. “All teachers incredibly well know their students.”

Contact; 020 5131100

  • Stem International School; the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) curriculum is founded on the notion of an applied and inter-disciplinary educational approach. Making the crucial connection between common issues and answers that can be supplied by research, technology, and innovation is a challenge for students.

Contact; +254 717 640 720

  • Brookhurst International School; the school provides students with high-quality British National Curriculum (BNC) instruction. This is based on the BNC’s reputation for equipping students with globally recognized skills and knowledge as well as its international acceptance. The students can excel and acquire top career possibilities because to their extensive knowledge and skills. Students from the fourth grade through the A level can take BNC.

Contact; +254 701 221 952

                +254 737 502 077

  • Nairobi International School (Senior School); they give opportunities for a life of learning through committed study, while committing themselves to personal growth, integrity, self-discipline, and caring for each other, as “Creative Re-thinkers”, whether at NIS or elsewhere. They also provide technology-based education to students of all races, religions, and nationalities.

Contact; +254 788 439 146

                 +254 716 907 518

  • German School Nairobi; The Senior High at Oshwal Academy Nairobi’s major goal is to assist all students in accomplishing their life goals and dream realizations. It provides the best educational possibilities to its students. The exceptional instructors and staff at the senior school put forth a lot of effort to provide a challenging, supportive, and engaging learning environment that gives students the resources they need to succeed academically.

Contact; +254 (0) 721 258 417

                +254 (0) 733 445 685

  • Rusinga School Nairobi; Rusinga School was established more than 40 years ago with the goal of becoming a worldwide education hub based on Christian principles in the Eastern and Central African region. As a result, the school works around the clock to create a learner who is well-rounded intellectually, socially, morally, physically, and spiritually. The Rusinga School’s mission and vision are consistent with the school’s motto, “To fear God is wisdom.” The tuition at the Rusinga School is relatively low when compared to other foreign institutions.

Contact; +254 709 554 101

                 +254 709 554 000

  • The Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi; The Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi was founded in 1970 and is a private, coeducational school located in a lovely neighborhood in Nairobi’s Parklands district. One of Kenya’s top institutions, The Aga Khan Academy is accredited to deliver the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), and Diploma Programme (DP) of the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum. It is a multi-cultural school with over 1,000 pupils and numerous nations and cultures represented at any given moment.

Contact; +254 717 574 489

                 +254 770 216 410

  • Woodcreek School; Kenya’s esteemed Woodcreek School is a private educational institution. The school’s team of seasoned and dedicated employees ensures the highest caliber of instruction. The British curriculum is available. Tatu City, Kiambu, is the location of Woodcreek School. It provides its students with a tranquil and secure environment in which to learn. Its goal is to provide a top-notch academic program and a wide range of extracurricular activities. The goal of the school is to raise, nurture, and inspire students to act as agents of public transformation. Its doors are open to students from all religious and cultural backgrounds, both in Kenya and beyond.          

Contact; +254 743 299 810

               +254 011 536 9871