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American and Christian
Ages 4 to 18

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CurriculumsAmerican and Christian
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Yearly fees: Not public
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 25 students / class
Maximum 35 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2023/2024.

Address: Karen Nairobi City Kenya
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality

Kenyan and American

Ratio of local students to international students


Native English speaking teachers

Yes - English. Our teachers are Americans.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, English Language Learner (ELL) program

Additional language classes offered by the school

French and Spanish

Max. number of students per class

Early Childhood Learning Center 3/4 year old class - 12
Kindergarten - 16
1st Grade - 20
2nd - 5th Grade - 25
6th - 8th Grade - 30
9th - 12th Grade - 35

Average number of students per class

12 to 25 depending on the grade

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, for elementary.

Use of technology in the classroom

Tablets and document readers in elementary section. Laptops, tablets and Computers in High School. Projectors in all classrooms.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Yes, Christianity.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

We are a Christian school and require all students to participate in bible classes and attend chapel once a week.

External examinations or assessments available


Results in these examinations

Very good

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

30 minutes for Elementary
Middle and High School until completion

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, we have Education Resources Services ( ERS) available for all grades.

Learning support offered

Teachers support special learning needs students by working closely with them in the classrooms and also offer individualized training.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Differentiation is practiced in the classrooms

Student access to education psychologist


Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

For elementary, we require students to do a computer based test for English and Math.
For high school, we require students to do written tests in Math (Algebra, Geometry) and English

Waiting list

In some grades.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

End of August/First week of September - academic year starts early August.

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time

8:25 am

School finish time

3:25 pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, before school but not aftercare.

School bus service available


School provided lunches


Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes, vegetarian.

Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Clubs - Band, Strings, Choir, Drama, STEM, Ballet, Taekwondo, Dance, Gardening, Crotchet, Volleyball, Swim, Art

Sports activities included

Sports - Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, swimming

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes - Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, Cross Country

Sports facilities at the school

Indoor and outdoor Basketball/Volleyball court, Swimming pool, Soccer pitch

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

West Nairobi School is an international school that partners with parents to provide an education of excellence from a Biblical worldview based on North American curriculum. WNS strives to nurture the academic, emotional, physical, social, and spiritual development of the whole child. Our guiding principles are Teaching Truth, Training Minds and Impacting the Kingdom.

Teaching approach of the school

WNS strives on academic excellence and has a low teacher to student ratio. This means that students are individually valued and receive personalized attention from their teachers. WNS students learn in a caring environment. The atmosphere is child-centered, where the needs of each student are considered. The faculty and staff are committed to providing the best education in an environment that nurtures the whole child.

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