Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Hunza


Established in 1986, the Aga Khan Higher Secondary School (AKHSS), Hunza provides education to girls from grade VIII to grade XII.

For the past 30 years, AKHSS, Hunza has been providing students with quality education and a healthy lifestyle. The School has been contributing to the development of the community and the country by producing talented and confident female graduates. Today, the school's alumnae are active in various fields including medicine, engineering, agriculture, education leadership, teaching, research, lecturing, social work and nursing.

AKHSS, Hunza students enjoy the benefits of a well-equipped, purpose-built campus spread over 30,000 square feet. Surrounded by magnificent mountains, the School and hostel structures blend beautifully into their surroundings. Our qualified and experienced school leadership, overseen by the Principal, manage the academic, physical and social welfare of the student body.

Subjects Offered in Secondary School Certificate

(Grade VIII and Grade X)

AKHSS, Hunza offers Science Group in SSC.

Subjects Offered in Higher Secondary School Certificate

(Grade XI and XII)

AKHSS, Hunza offers the following streams in HSSC:

  • Pre-Medical
  • Pre-Engineering

Professional Development

Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan is committed to providing support and facilitation through various interventions. The interventions are pre-service and in-service teacher professional development programmes.

Teacher Induction is a systematic support system for beginner teachers, focusing on improving effective instructional strategies to increase student achievement. The programme has a 20-hour face-to-face training module along with one-to-one support in the field.

The Summer and Winter Learning Programme is conducted in the vacations by the team leaders of each faculty. It includes face-to-face and online learning modules. The programme aims to deepen teachers’ content knowledge and pedagogical skills in order to meet the needs of our students.

Ongoing support is a salient feature of the professional development programme. Support is provided by school-based Academic Coordinators and includes but is not limited to analysis of student work, co-planning, co-teaching, guidance through the evaluation system, assessing student performance, reflective practices, etc.

In addition, the Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan regularly organises workshops and seminars for management and teaching staff according to identified needs. Topics include teaching methodology, classroom management and use of information technology in teaching.

Teachers are also nominated for courses conducted by various renowned organisations such as the Aga Khan University’s Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED).

Staff appraisal or Teacher Performance Monitoring is an integral part of maintaining high-quality teaching in our schools. Aga Khan Schools follow an intensive appraisal system to monitor the progress of its faculty and staff. Staff appraisal takes place throughout the year. Based on the appraisals, the best teachers in the system are identified and appreciated each year.

Contact Us

Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Hunza
Tehsil Aliabad, District Hunza
Phone: (+21) 581-3457092
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