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DIA is committed to ensuring a fair, equitable, and transparent process for admissions, access, and transition into the school.

Admissions Process

Through the International Baccalaureate Programmes offered from K - 12, DIA provides progressive, engaging, and relevant educational opportunities for a diverse range of learners to succeed.

Explore DIA's Admissions Package, designed to support you with your child's enrollment process. Click Here

01

Apply Online

02

Provide
Documents

03

Confidential
Report

04

Entrance
Assessment

05

Application
Review

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Admissions Support Documents

To download the 2024 - 25 Admissions Package, please click here.

Welcome Letter

Admissions Policy

Age & Grade Chart

2023-24 Calendar

2023-24 Fees Schedule & Guidelines

Admission Package

KG Confidential Report

Grade 1-12 Confidential Report

Application Form

Tuition Fee Overview

IT Fee (all grades)

This fee ensures: computer labs and software are maintained and up to date, Internet speeds and bandwidth are sufficient, online resources are purchased & available to students to access from home as well as within the school, cutting edge software and hardware is invested into.

Study Tour Fee (Grades 4 - 11 Only)

All Primary Grade 4 and 5 parents/guardians and MYP parents/guardians will receive a complete breakdown of the cost prior to the study tours taking place as well as all academic relevance. At the end of the academic year the balance will be reimbursed to parents/guardians. Please note this study tour fee is usually utilized specifically for the overnight tours.

IB Fee

This fee is to continue to receive program implementation support, access to all curriculum material and guides, access professional development workshops. It also includes moderation of subject work, Personal Project, scheduling and providing evaluation visits, and examination fees reports and recommendations to IB headquarters.

Maintenance Fee

This fee is to ensure that the school is well maintained throughout the year and will cover damage to school property. It is also utilized to invest into health and safety measures, such as security cameras, generators etc.

Application Fee (non-refundable)
  • US$200 is payable on submission of an application.
  • Your child will be assessed after which the school will officially offer placement.
Re-Enrollment Fee (non-refundable)

$500 per child is due by April, once you have received the re-enrolment form from the school, to ensure a seat for your child for the next school year.

*This fee is deductible from the first tuition payment.

Registration Fee (non-refundable)
  • US$2000 payable upon admission for the 1st child.
  • US$1500 each for additional siblings on admission.

To download the complete School Tuition & Payment Plan, please click here.

School Fee

Grade

Fee
US$

(it) fee
US$

Study Tour Fee
US$

IB Fee
US$

Maintenance Fee US$

total
US$

Payment Due Before

14. 08. 2023

Kindergarten (KG)

11,418

300

-

250

150

12,118

Grade 1

14,262

300

-

250

150

14,962

Grade 2

14,789

300

-

250

150

15,489

Grade 3

14,999

300

-

250

150

15,699

Grade 4

15,220

300

400

250

150

16,320

Grade 5

15,540

300

500

250

150

16,740

Grade 6

15,619

300

900

435

150

17,404

Grade 7

11,418

300

900

435

150

17,919

Grade 8

11,418

300

1400

435

150

18,975

Grade 9

11,418

300

1400

700

150

19,855

Grade 10

11,418

300

1400

700

150

20,475

Grade 11

11,418

300

1800

700

150

21,745

Grade 12

11,418

300

-

1200

150

20,455

FAQs

What are DIA’s timings?

PRIMARY

Secondary

7:30 am - 2:10 pm (excluding Tuesdays)
7:30 am - 1:00 pm (Tuesdays)

7:40 am - 3:10 pm (excluding Tuesdays)
7:40 am - 1:00 pm (Tuesdays)

Primary Activities

Secondary Activities

2:10 pm - 3:10 pm (excluding Tuesday’s)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Tuesdays)

3:10 pm - 4:00 pm (excluding Tuesday’s)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Tuesdays)

Is DIA an accredited school?

- DIA is an accredited International Baccalaureate World School, authorized to implement the Primary Years Programme (KG - Grade 5), Middle Years Programme (Grades 6 - 10) & the Diploma Programme (Grades 11 -12)

- DIA is accredited by the Council of International Schools and the Middle States Association

- DIA is a full  member school of the African International Schools Association (AISA)

What qualifications do teachers require to have?

- Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education

- Minimum 2 years of experience

- IB training

What are some of the extracurricular activities?

A balance and broad range of activities are offered, for example:

  • Sports (Football, Swimming, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis etc.)
  • STEM (Coding, Young Engineers, Robotics, Science, Multimedia clubs etc.)
  • Arts (Visual, Performing and Music)
  • Languages (Kiswahili, French, Mandarin)
  • Chess, Model United Nations, Student Council, Reading, Writing, Yoga etc.

Why does my child have to sit an entrance assessment?

In order for DIA to fully gauge the academic levels of applying students, it is necessary for us to administer a diagnostic assessment based on Mathematics and English. This not only allows us to make an informed decision on grade placement and acceptance, but it also gives teachers an insight into the levels of the student along with their report cards and confidential report.

How does DIA communicate with parents/guardians?

Some of the ways we communicate are: -

  • A weekly newsletter
  • Regular updates on social media channels and website
  • Parent/Guardian workshops/Coffee Mornings
  • Conferences

Does DIA provide transportation?

No. However, there is a parent organized transportation program that further details can be provided for.

Does DIA have canteen services?

There is a canteen on DIA’s campus, which is run by an outsourced vendor. Students may purchase snacks and drinks from the canteen during their break times. Students who would like to have lunch at the canteen must belong to the Canteen Lunch Program.

What are the mandatory requirements for a student attending DIA?

Students must: -

  • Participate in all subjects of the programme
  • Participate in field trips and study tours
  • Adhere to the behavior & anti-bullying policy of the school
  • Be in the correct attire (uniform)
  • Participate in at least one extra-curricular activity.
  • Embody the IB Learner Profile attributes
  • All DIA parents/guardians must be committed to supporting their child’s education as well as participating in the learning process when required.

Learn More about DIA

About Us

Founded in 2003, DIA is an IB School focused on the holistic development of students through a comprehensive curriculum and partnership between school, home, and community.

Admissions

DIA is committed to ensuring a fair, equitable, and transparent process for admissions, access, and transition into the school.

Life @ DIA

Offering a broad range of learning opportunities through experiential learning & extra-curricular activities beyond the classroom.

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