About the Academy
The Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad is the second in the network of Aga Khan Academies established by His Highness the Aga Khan. It follows the highly successful model established by the first Academy, which opened in Mombasa, Kenya in 2003. A third Academy opened in Maputo, Mozambique in 2013.
The Academy features state-of-the-art facilities, a multicultural student body, and an experienced team of educators and staff. We provide students with education of the highest standard in order to prepare them for lives characterised by leadership and service.
Admission to the Academy is competitive and based on student merit, regardless of a family’s ability to pay. We consider all eligible students regardless of socio-economic status.
The following is the mission statement of the Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad:
"The Academy will identify and nurture exceptional young people from any background with the potential to become effective, ethical leaders. It will be a joyful community of lifelong, fearless learners who are culturally-rooted and internationally-minded. Academy graduates will be reflective, compassionate, adventurous and creative citizens empowered as stewards to make a positive contribution in a changing world."
A Culture of Excellence
As with all the Aga Khan Academies, we are committed to excellence in all aspects of education. This commitment includes the academic curriculum as well as the campus where students live and learn.
Our campus is architect designed and purpose built. It features state-of-the-art classrooms and resource areas, and extensive sports facilities. These outstanding facilities provide an inspiring environment for both students and staff.
At the Academy, we strive to create a balance between academic demands, sports, cultural activities, and community life. We challenge our students to be intellectually inquisitive and socially conscious. We also encourage them to respect and appreciate other people’s cultures, social structures, values and beliefs.
A Rigorous Academic Programme
Our academic programme has been developed through the implementation of the widely-recognised International Baccalaureate (IB). The programme is designed to challenge students of all backgrounds.
Our aims for our students include:
promoting academic excellenceenhancing analytical and study skillsbuilding leadership skillsfostering an ethical outlook and sense of civic responsibilitydeveloping an understanding of global issuesencouraging creativity.
The Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad is an IB World School. Experienced local and international teachers lead our programmes. Faculty members are up-to-date with the best educational practices. They are committed both to their students’ learning and to their own continuing professional development.