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Education in Uganda

1.2

Million primary school students in Uganda are considered Orphans!

54.7%

Of primary 1 students enrolled in school have adequate space to learn!

29%

Of Ugandans ages 10 and above are considered to be completely illiterate.

About Us

Rising Star Junior School is located about 30 miles northwest of Kampala in Wakiso District. The school was opened in February 2012 with a student enrollment of 295 students from nursery to an equivalent of 4th grade. Currently, finishing the second year of service, Rising Star has a student enrollment of 370 students and has a teaching staff of 16. In 2013, Rising Star opened a 5th grade class to give the opportunity for the previous years 4th grade class to continue their education at the school, the school will continue to expand through secondary school to meet the needs of the students and community.