Excellence in the Zambian curriculum

Crested Crane Academy is one of only three private schools in Lusaka District achieving 100% school certificate passes in 2015 ECZ Grade 12 exams. Located on a beautiful and spacious campus in Leopards Hill Road, our school is open for boarding and day school from nursery to Grade 12.

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High quality inclusive education

Holistic and child-centred learning

Academic, personal and spiritual development

Providing opportunity through extra-curricular activities, sports, clubs and educational tours


Nursery school open to pupils from 2yrs 6mths

Primary school academic and creative curriculum focussing on English and mathematics alongside computers, French, creative arts and music

A broad curriculum with a choice of creative and vocational subjects alongside core academics, available to all secondary school pupils.


Boarding facilities with on-site 24-hour supervision, resident boarding master and matron.

Library and resource centre, computer lab and science labs.

Fleet of school buses operating from the school.

100% pass rate!

2015 Grade 12 ECZ school certificate


Our Nursery section is open to children from age 2 years and 6 months, with separate Baby, Middle and Reception classes. We offer foundation programmes for numeracy, reading and writing. Caring and specialist teachers encourage children to learn through play, with a dedicated play area for the Nursery and Primary section.


The school has a 100% pass rate in ECZ Grade 7 exams. The primary school focuses on preparing the children for the end of primary exams, while offering a curriculum including French, creative arts alongside computers, English, science and mathematics. The primary school has an experienced and specialist staff for lower and upper primary sections. Extra-curricular activities include sports, clubs, educational and recreational outings.


Our secondary school offers a computer lab, science labs for physics, chemistry and biology, a library and resource centre. Pupils learn in small class sizes in a beautiful environment. Parents and pupils have the opportunity to choose from a range of creative and vocational subjects alongside core academics. The school is an ECZ examination centre for Grades 7, 9 and 12.


Crested Crane offers boarding for primary and secondary pupils. We have separate boarding houses for girls and boys and 24-hour supervision with a resident boarding master and matron. There is a boarding programme for each week, including daily prep and recreational time. Special weekend events are organised at the beginning and end of each term. There is an excellent and nutritious menu prepared and cooked on site.

In Quest of Excellence

With outstanding education from Baby Class to Grade 12, our successes are testament to the hard work of staff and pupils at our school since 2009.