List Of Most Expensive Schools in Kenya

Everyone knows that good education in Kenya ain’t that cheap today. However, you may be surprised at how expensive schools have become, without any financial aid, you’d pay up to Ksh 3,000,000 a year to attend the most expensive school in Kenya. Most of the expensive schools in Kenya are private and offer international study systems such as IGSE. Good boarding, menu, scholarships, health care, and study facilities are all guaranteed in these schools.

Without further ado, here are some of the most expensive schools in Kenya. Is your child’s dream school on the list?

International School of Kenya

The International School of Kenya is located along Kirawa Road in Nairobi’s suburb Runda. The school which has over 950 students from more than 65 countries offers education from pre-kindergarten to grade 12 level. They have an international American curriculum system.

Their grade 11-12 fee is $29,944 which is equivalent to Ksh 3,025,871. This is the International School of Kenya fee structure.

Aga Khan Academy

The Aga Khan Academy is located in the Parklands neighbourhood of Nairobi. They teach using the International Baccalaureate Curriculum, used by over 4,000 schools in the world. They charge a fee of Ksh 1,107,000 per year for grade 11-12 students.

Brook House School

Brookhouse School is located along Magadi Road in Langata. They offer a  British curriculum from preparatory to secondary level. Their year 12- 13 pay a whopping fee of Ksh 1,080,000 per term. Here is the Brook House School full fee structure.

Peponi School

The Kenyatta Family owned prestigious school is located in Ruiru, Kiambu county. They offer British Curriculum for both lower and upper schools. Full boarders pay Ksh 983,400 per term while day pupils pay  696,675 per term making it one of the most expensive schools at the moment in Kenya. Here is Peponi School fee structure.

Greensteds International school

Greensteds International school is located 16km from Nakuru town. The prestigious school which was established in 1936 offers education from early years (age 2), all the way through to the Sixth Form (age 18). The school used the British Curriculum as its framework.

Their years 12- 13 pay Ksh 734,500 per term. Here is a full fee structure for Greensteds International school.

Gems Cambridge

This is one of the wider network of GEMS Cambridge International Schools across the world. It’s located in Nairobi’s suburb Karen along the Magadi road. They offer the British National Curriculum from Kindergarten to Year 13. Their year 12-13 pay an annual tuition fee of $16,176 equivalent to Ksh 1,635,070.


Braeburn is located along Gitanga road in Nairobi’s suburb Lavington. They have more than 9 campuses in Kenya providing education under the British National Curriculum. Their year 12-13 pay an annual fee of Ksh 1,621,000. Here is the full fee structure for Braeburn School.

St Andrews Turi

St. Andrews School is located in Turi, near Molo town in Nakuru county. They offer education from preparatory to secondary level based on the British curriculum. Their year 12- 13 pay a fee of Ksh 909,000 per term making it one of the most expensive international schools in Kenya. Here is the St. Andrews School fee structure.


Braeside school

Braeside school is located in Nairobi’s suburb Lavington and they teach using the National Curriculum of England and Wales. They charge an annual Fee of Ksh 909,000 for year 12- 13. This is the Braeside School tuition fee structure.


Hillcrest School

The international school is located in the Nairobi suburb of Karen. Hillcrest school was established in 1975 and offers British Curriculum. Their year 12- 13 pay Ksh 671,500 per term exclusive of transport lunch and boarding.  This is the Hillcrest School fee structure.


Banda School is located along Magadi Road in Langata. They offer a British education system from preparatory to upper school. Their year 12- 13 pay a fee of Ksh 585,000 per term. This is a full fee structure for Banda school.


Rosslyn Academy

Rosslyn Academy is located in Gigiri off Limuru Road. The private Christian international school offers North American curriculum from preschool to twelfth grade. Their annual tuition fee is believed to over Ksh 1.5 million since they don’t disclose their fee structure to the public.

German School in Kenya

This is a German-speaking school located on Limuru Road, opposite Village Market in Nairobi. Their annual fee for class 5-12  is € 11,336.00 equivalent to Ksh 1,403,583 while for class 1-4 is € 9,672.00 equivalent to Ksh 1,195,991 as of 2018.

Rusinga School

Rusinga  School is located in Nairobi’s Suburb Lavington. They offer a British National Curriculum with an annual fee of Ksh 886, 000 for year 12-13.

Woodland Star International School

Woodland Star is an International kindergarten and pre-preparatory school located in Limuru, Kiambu County. Their curriculum is based on the American education system. They charge Ksh 663,619 per annum as tuition fee.


Stem International School

Stem International School is located in Nairobi’s suburb of Karen. They teach using an American curriculum and charge a fee of Ksh 660,000 per year for their grade 9- 12 students.

 The Nairobi Academy

This is another International school located in Nairobi’s Karen suburb. They teach using the British Curriculum for students of ages 7 to 13. They charge Ksh 717,000 per term for year 13 students. Here is the Nairobi Academy fees structure.


Schools like St. Mary’s School Nairobi also charge pretty high fees but they don’t make their fees public.

Victor Matara

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