About Us

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ILM Academy is located in the heart of Lavington, Nairobi, Kenya. ILM Academy offers a rich and rigorous American Academic curriculum that suits students of all ages and learning abilities, this runs alongside an intensive and outstanding Islamic curriculum.  Our school is an integral part of the community we serve, and we celebrate our diversity through serving a community from a wide range of beliefs, cultures, and backgrounds. We strongly believe that our students are entitled to the best education that we can provide. 


Our Motto

Our school motto “Knowledge is Light” represents the wholesome education that our students receive at ILM Academy. We believe that the stellar education will unlock doors, give experiences and provide the knowledge and skills that prepare them for the future aspirations.

Frequently Asked Questions

ILM means knowledge in Arabic. Since the first revelation from Allah the Almighty to our beloved Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, the Quran mentions great importance of seeking knowledge in Islam. Every Muslim is obligated to seek knowledge regardless of their gender, age, ethnicity, social status and more. We all have equal rights to education and seeking knowledge to improve and empower ourselves.

Here we are many, here we are one. all are welcome to ilm academy, an islamic institution that fosters community and serves students, and faculty of all faiths and backgrounds. we strive and take pride in respecting the dignity of every human being and value differing perspectives and voices.