Naturally, the most expensive schools in Kenya are not institutions for kids of ordinary low and middle class Kenyans. Most of these schools are located in Nairobi’s suburbs.
Kids attending these schools are those top government officials, ambassadors, top businessmen and women and all other millionaires and billionaires in Kenya.
Here is a full list of the most expensive schools in Kenya.
1. International School of Kenya
This is where the richest people in Kenya send their kids. It is the largest international school in Kenya which offers a North American curriculum plus the International Baccalaureate Diploma program.
International School of Kenya (ISK) was ranked 7th out of the top 100 best high schools in Africa by Africa Almanac in 2003, based upon quality of education, student engagement, strength and activities of alumni, school profile, internet and news visibility. Founded in 1976, the school is located along Kiwara Road in the outskirts of Nairobi.
At ISK, tuition fees per year is Ksh2, 070,204 on average – which makes it the the most expensive school in Kenya.
2. Greensteds International School
Founded in 1936, this school is located 6km from Nakuru town and just near Nakuru National Park. Here you will spend Ksh1, 010,000 per academic year.
3. St. Andrews Turi
This school is located in Turi which is between Kericho and Nakuru. Tuition fees per year is around Ksh994, 500.
St. Andrews is a multicultural Christian International boarding school offering British curriculum of the highest standard.
4. Brookhouse School
This is a co-educational day and boarding international school for children aged 2-19 years. Brookhouse offers an adapted form of British National curriculum to Kenyans and international students.
The school is located in Langat when headed to Rongai.
Brookhouse school fees is about 830,000ksh per year, which makes it one of the most expensive international schools.
5. Peponi School
Peponi school is allegedly owned by the Kenyatta Family and is located just a few kilometers from the Thika Highway. A lot of investment has been put into the school and you can get activities such as water polo. Fees per year is around Ksh792, 000.
6. Hillcrest International School
It is located in the South West of Nairobi in Karen. It has various levels to cater for every stage of education, these are Hillcrest Early Years, Hillcrest Preparatory, Hillcrest Secondary and Hillcrest Senior School. Fees per year is Ksh782, 000 on average.
7. Braeburn Imani International School
Braeburn Iman International School is located in Karen, another hub of high net worth individuals. It is owned by GEMS Education. Tuition fee is around Ksh718, 000 per year.
8. Gems Cambridge International School
Located just off Magadi Road in the leafy residential suburb of Karen, Gems Cambridge delivers an exceptional standard of education to students from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures.
9. Banda School
Founded by Mr. and Mrs. Chitty in 1966, Banda School is currently one of the best preparatory schools in the world. The school is located in Langata Nairobi and offers British curriculum.
10. Kenton College Preparatory School
Kenton College Preparatory school is located in the leafy suburb of Kileleshwa in Nairobi, pupils at Kenton College Preparatory School enjoy 35 acres of excellent facilities and an outstanding education in a friendly and welcoming international school community.
The school is also considered to be in the top 500 Preparatory Schools in The World.
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