Kennedy House International School

Kennedy House International School[2] is a private, International Primary School founded in 2009. It's 20 acre rural campus is situated in Usa River, on the outskirts of Arusha, in Tanzania. It was established out of the need for a quality international pre and primary school in the Usa River area.[3] Kennedy House School is accredited by the Cambridge International Curriculum and follows the British National Curriculum.[4] The school's teaching staff are University Qualified International Teachers. Typically, pupils progress from Kennedy House to senior schools in Tanzania, the UK, mainland Europe, South Africa and Australia.

Kennedy House International School
Nelson Mandela Road, PO BOX 350

School typePrivate
FounderFrances Charters
GradesKindergarten – Year 8
Age2 to 13
Enrolment90 (2015)
International students45% (20 nationalities)
Student to teacher ratio1:12
Education systemNational Curriculum[1]
CampusesUsa River
WebsiteSchool Website

Facilities edit

The school has dedicated Science, Music and Art rooms, playing fields for football, rugby, cricket and athletics, in addition to netball and tennis courts and a 25-metre swimming pool in which Kennedy House School hosts competitive swimming galas against other International Schools in Northern Tanzania.

Location edit

The school is located in Usa River, between the cities of Arusha and Moshi, in Northern Tanzania.[5] It is situated 24 kilometers from Kilimanjaro International Airport. It runs a daily door-to-door bus service for pupils living in Arusha.

References edit

  1. ^ " Expat Directory". Retrieved 1 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Kennedy House International School About" (PDF). Retrieved 2 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Zoom Tanzania School Profile". Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 March 2016. Retrieved 2 February 2016.
  4. ^ "National Curriculum" (PDF). Retrieved 2 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Kennedy House School Visit Us". Retrieved 2 December 2015.

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