What Makes Daraja Academy Unique?
Daraja Academy is one of only a few secondary schools in East Africa that actually interviews its prospective students. Where other schools base their student intake solely on the grades, Daraja has a thorough student selection process that emphasizes recruiting leaders. Our innovative educational model melds the traditionally rigorous Kenyan educational standards with innovative teaching practices like project-based learning (PBL), research field trips, and community partnerships. An 8:1 student-teacher ratio means that our students enjoy the benefits of personalized instruction. Utilizing the Kenya KCSE standards, we entwine a specialized curriculum focused on the occupational interests of its students. In addition to an effective academic curriculum, the academy has six main focus areas: