Nairobi is the capital and largest city in Kenya, having about four million inhabitants.
West Nairobi School (WNS) is located in Karen, Kenya, a suburb in the west of Nairobi.
Adjacent to the Ngong Forest, WNS is a very beautiful place.
The temperature is consistent year-round, remaining between 20 and 27 degrees Celsius (65 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit) with rains occurring in November-December and again in March-May.
English is one of the official languages of Kenya, Kiswahili being the other. Tourism is the top industry in Kenya, followed closely by the tea and coffee industry.
West Nairobi School is an international school that partners with parents to provide an education of excellence from a Biblical worldview based on North American curriculum.
West Nairobi School strives to nurture the academic, emotional, physical, social, and spiritual development of the whole child.
WNS serves children in grades pre-K through 12 from missionary, diplomatic, international business, and Kenyan families.
The middle school at West Nairobi will consist of two sections of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade.
The middle school will have a projected 85-90 total students for the 2019-2020 school year.
The teacher to student ratio in core classes for the 2019-2020 school year is on average 1 to 14/15.
The student body makeup consists of over 20 nationalities.