Rift Valley Academy

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Rift Valley Academy
Rift Valley Academy
PO Box 80

Coordinates 1°18′16″S36°48′33″E / 1.304395°S 36.809053°E / -1.304395; 36.809053 Coordinates: 1°18′16″S36°48′33″E / 1.304395°S 36.809053°E / -1.304395; 36.809053
TypePrivate boarding
MottoOmnes Christo
Enrollmentover 500
Color(s)White, red and black
Athleticsrugby, soccer, basketball, volleyball, tennis, women's field hockey
Mascot Cape Buffalo
RivalRosslyn Academy
Website http://www.rva.org

Rift Valley Academy (RVA) is a Christian boarding school located in Kijabe, Kenya run by the African Inland Mission. It was founded in 1906 by Charles Hurlburt. [1]


It was ranked 2nd out of the top 100 best high schools in Africa by Africa Almanac in 2003, based upon quality of education, student engagement, strength and activities of alumni, school profile, internet and news visibility. [2]

Notable alumni

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  1. "Rift Valley Academy - African Missionary School | Kijabe Kenya". Rift Valley Academy. Retrieved 19 May 2021.
  2. "top20highschools". Africa Almanac. Africa Almanac. 1 October 2003. Archived from the original on 14 January 2007. Retrieved 24 July 2016. The research leading up to the publication of the 100 Best High Schools in Africa began with the launching of the website in December 2000.

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  1. "Rift Valley Academy (RVA)". USA Mobilizing Office. Retrieved 30 June 2020.