International school of Kenya, abbreviated as ISK, was founded back in 1976 through a partnership between the government of United states and Canada. In Kenya, the school sits on a 40-acre piece of land of a former coffee plantation.
ISK is open for students from all walks of the world who seek quality education from a reputable international school that offer international curriculum.
So far, ISK boasts of having more than 970 students from more than 65 countries across the world. Graduates of the institution earn an ISK North American accredited diploma.
Nevertheless, approximately 70 percent of ISK graduates earn the IB Diploma, enabling them to study at some of the most respected and competitive colleges and universities in the world.
The ISK mission and vision are to empower each student to get solutions for tomorrow’s challenges.
ISK Fee Structure 2020
The fee structure comprises of application fee and tuition fee. The fee ranges between Ksh. 300,000 per year (lower side) and Ksh. 1.1 Million per year (higher side)
The tables below summarize fees structure for International School of Kenya
Fee Schedule 2019 – 2020 (All Rates are per student in US Dollars)
|Application Fee||US$ 400||Applies only to new applicants. Non-refundable and payable in full upon submission of the completed application form.|
|One Time Capital Levy||US$ 10,000||To cover Capital expenses. Payable at the time of enrollment. Non-refundable and payable by all new entrants joining Kindergarten to Grade 12. A reduction of US$500 is given for every additional student enrolled from the same family. Postponed for Pre-K until students join Kindergarten. No discount is available on capital levy for early payment.|
|LCE Program||US$ 20,000||Pre K – Grade 3. Amount payable in addition to the grade level tuition fees.
This is a modified curriculum to meet student’s IEP and social emotional needs, together with Daily Living Skills. Caters for students with intellectual disabilities.
|Grades 1 – 5||US$ 27,129|
|Grades 6 – 8||US$ 28,349|
|Grades 9 – 10||US$ 29,950|
|Grades 11- 12||US$ 31,142|
|Annual Capital Levy||US$ 1,350||To contribute to facility upgrade and development.|
|Bus fees||US$2,200||For students who use school transportation. Reduction of US$200 for every additional sibling. From the fourth sibling onwards, the bus fee will remain at US$1,600.|
Tuition Payment and Deadlines for Payment
Fee Payment Details
Overseas Bank Details
Account Name: International School of Kenya Foundation Inc
Bank Name: TD Bank
Bank Address: 3470 Quakerbridge Road, Mercerville, NJ 08619 US
Swift Code: NRTHUS33 (for International wire
Bank ABA No: 031201360 (for domestic transfer ACH
Account No: 4330232135
Wire Routing/ABA Number: 031101266 (For international wires)
The Business Manager may negotiate and authorize payment plans in US Dollars with a surcharge of 0.5% per month, or in Kenya Shillings at 1%per month.
A penalty of 2% per month will be applied to the outstanding balance of any family who does not make payment at the beginning of the semester, or who fails to meet a payment deadline within their payment plan. Please note that failure to make payment within 30 days of a payment deadline may also result in the withdrawal of the student
Tuition fees, once paid, are non-refundable except when paid for a full year and a student is withdrawn prior to commencement of the semester. Attendance for any portion of a semester will preclude a refund of tuition fees.
Application fees and capital levies are non-refundable.
- US dollars.
- Kenyan citizens may pay in Kenya Shillings (evidence of citizenship is required)
Students taking International Baccalaureate (IB) courses are responsible for all examination fees, related DHL costs, and a Kenya National Examination Council fee. Costs range from $350 for a student taking one IB examination to as much as $1,200 for a full IB diploma student in their senior year.
Upon completion of the registration process in September, fees for each individual student are communicated by the IB Organization to ISK. Parents are billed in October. Payment is due to ISK in November. There are additional charges for late registrations or any changes made after the final registration deadline. Please contact ISK’s IB Coordinator for further information.
Supplementary Language Instructional Fee
ISK offers a range of language courses within the regular curriculum at no additional charge. Periodically additional native languages are offered to one or two students through the support of various national communities.
The cost of instruction in these additional languages is not covered as part of ISK tuition and is payable by the parents to the respective language committee.
Selected Inter-Cultural Trips
For those Inter-Cultural trips where students fly to the destination, the parent is expected to pay US$125 per child towards the cost of the airfare.
International School of Kenya Contacts
PO Box 14103 – 00800 Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254 20 209 1308/9 | Cell: +254 720 639 363
High School: +254 733 639342 | Middle School: +254 733 639341 | Elementary School: +254 733 639340
Email Address: [email protected]