School Background

Five Star is located in Kangemi at Kang’ora village along Kangemi- Kawangware road near Nairobi River.Five Star Academy seeks to provide a school for needy children. Our objective is to help the children escape the bonds of poverty and hopelessness by providing education, life skills, values and a caring environment that will empower them to successfully move into the mainstream of society. We aim to create a challenging learning environment that encourages high expectations for success through development-appropriate instruction that allows for individual differences and learning styles. Our school promotes a safe, orderly, caring, and supportive environment. Each student’s self-esteem is fostered by positive relationships with students and staff. We strive to have our parents, teachers, and community members actively involved on our students’ learning.

Why Five Star?

As the name suggest, Five Star stands to be the name of the school basing on the Five main objectives among others, the school works for:
To enhance self-esteem and a feeling of self-worth by valuing each person’s own worth through a happy, caring, enriching and secure environment.
Encouraging girl child education as to boy child.
Eradication of poverty through education. By exposing learners to their talents, abilities and enhancing their creativity and eliminate them from the old-school belief that it is always good job waiting for them after school.
Cultural Diversity to encourage cultural understanding, tolerance and the enjoyment of diversity. By exposing students to different cultures through a well-planned cultural activities mindful of the views and beliefs of others
By promoting positive attitudes towards the host country, Agikuyu, through study of its main languages Gikuyu and the city’s physical and cultural diversity

Our Staff

Charles Edwards


Dominic Shilaho


Rael Kemunto


Branice Muyoti

Ass. Director

Edinah Kwamboka


Alfred Ligari