President Uhuru Kenyatta interacts with students who had visited State House. Photo Courtesy
Kenya has the highest literacy rate in East Africa. The country has a literacy rate of 81.4%. Tanzania follows not far behind with literacy rate of 77%. With almost its entire population knowing how to read and write, it means that there are many schools in the country. While education at most public schools remain relatively free, you must pay substantial fee if you want to educate your child at a private school. The fees you pay varies with stature of the school. We are going to look at some of the most expensive schools in Kenya currently.
International School Of Kenya
ISK is arguably the most expensive school in the region. If you want your 3 year old son or daughter to study there, you will have to pay Sh 1.7 million as kindergarten fees. As the kid continues to go through the ranks, so does the school fees. By the time your kid reaches grade 11 you will be paying around Sh 3.3 million per term. Most kids who study here are for diplomats. Ambassadors and staff working for organisations like UNEP take their kids there. Super rich Kenyans also take their children to study at ISK.
St Andrews Turi
Most parents love the school as it is widely acclaimed for instilling firm christian values to children during their formative years. This comes at a high price though. If you want to take your child there for play group, you will have to pay Sh 171,000 per term. Once your child starts Grade One, you will be parting with Sh 650,000 every three months.
This is one of the most expensive schools in Kenya. If you are a boarder you will pay Sh 1.1 million per term while day scholar you pay Sh 731,000
Perhaps it is the most famous international school in Kenya. It is found in Langata, Nairobi and is a neighbouring school to Banda another expensive international school. The tuition fee of Brookhouse is around Sh 860,000 per term while that of Banda School is Sh 650,000 per term.
Braeburn Imani International School
Braeburn Imani is a member of Braeburn Group of Schools. The school's tuition fee is Sh 1.2 Million per term. This does not include charges like meals and boarding fees.
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