Find Out the Neighbourhoods with Best Schools in Nairobi

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Most Nairobi neighbourhoods are not only ideal for raising families but as school districts as well. When buying a home in a neighbourhood, top in your consideration list is where our kids will go to school. The ideal school has to be a reasonable distance from your home, it has to represent your values and impact the desired social skills in children and has to be within your planned budget. Getting all this information requires quite the research and time. You are, however, lucky since BuyRentKenya has done most of the work by identifying for you the neighbourhoods with the best schools in Nairobi. Here are five such neighbourhoods you might want to consider as you buy your next home.

  1. Lavington

Lavington is a great place to raise a family. The neighbourhood comprises of beautiful villas, bungalows and of late, apartments. Notable amenities in the neighbourhood include 3 shopping malls; a good road network to the CBD and other neighbouring suburbs; schools, among others. Some of the good-performing schools in Lavington include;

School  Name: St. Austin’s Academy

Ownership Status: Private

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School  Name: Rusinga Schools

Ownership Status: Private

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School  Name: Nairobi Jaffery Academy

Ownership Status: Private

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School  Name: Braeside School

Ownership Status: Private

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2. Karen

Karen is one of the most exclusive neighbourhoods in Nairobi that offers high-end living options. Despite its distance from the CBD, Karen is popular with most expats and wealthy residents due to its cool, serene aura. Some of Karen’s outstanding features include the Karen Blixen court, Giraffe Center, Oloolua Trail and Kazuri Beads factory, among others. If you move to this neighbourhood you will always be spoilt for choice when it comes to shopping options and relaxing spots. Notable schools in Karen include;

School  Name: West Nairobi School

Ownership Status: Private

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School  Name: St. Christopher Schools

Ownership Status: Private

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School  Name: HillCrest International Schools

Ownership Status: Private

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School  Name: Light Academy

Ownership Status: Private

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3. Riverside

Riverside is one of Nairobi’s upmarket neighbourhood that borders Westlands and Lavington. The peaceful and quiet neighbourhood is home to many expats and working professionals working around the area. There are good schools in the area. Some of these schools include;

School  Name: Consolata School

Ownership Status: Private

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School  Name: The Marion Schools

Ownership Status: Private

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School  Name: Rosslyn Academy

Ownership Status: Private

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School  Name: Nairobi International School

Ownership Status: Private

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4. Kilimani

Kilimani is known for being largely a residential neighbourhood. This is ideal for families because apart from the many housing options available, it means that social amenities are also in abundance. The area is characterised by gated estates that guarantee safety and easy access to amenities they may need.  Some good schools in Kilimani include;

School  Name: Kilimani Junior Academy

Ownership Status: Private

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School  Name: Braeside School

Ownership Status: Private

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School  Name: St. Austin’s Academy

Ownership Status: Private

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5. Parklands

Parklands is an affluent neighbourhood popular due to its proximity to the CBD. it is also known to have some of the oldest buildings in Nairobi, with most of them exhibiting Asian architecture.  The neighbourhood is also known for Parklands Sports club, popular for its sports ground, fully equipped gym, large swimming pool, modern dining and accommodation facilities.

School  Name: Premier Academy

Ownership Status: Private

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School  Name: Aga Khan Academy

Ownership Status: Private

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School  Name: Parklands Baptist School

Ownership Status: Private

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Doreen Mueke
Doreen is the Senior Content Marketer at Ringier One Africa Media.