Alpha Institute in action: our latest videos
Alpha Institute provides a caring and committed environment to youth in need of educational, vocational and life skills training.
Latest News
Check our news     <     >

The natural environment at the Alpha Institute has long been a regular fixture. The school farm was one of the first trades ever and Alpha’s mango trees are legendary among students and alumni not to mention the Moringa trees on campus that are popular among herbal medicine followers. The landscaping department, led by Mr Floyd Gayle, recently added its signature to the mix. Made from top soil plants such as duranta gold and rat ears that spell “ALPHA”, the new installation is set in a frame constructed from found materials on campus such as cement block, broken pieces of block and a cement mixture with sand and finished with white wash. Located at the entrance to school, campus staff, students and visitors can literally watch Alpha grow. Upward and onward!


The International Reggae and World Music Awards were help yesterday May 11, 2019 at the Pegasus Hotel in Kingston. IRAWMA was established in 1982, to  acknowledge and honor the accomplishments and contributions of reggae and world music artists, including songwriters, performers, promoters, journalists, entrepreneurs and musicians. This year, its 37th and the 50th anniversary of Reggae music, IRAWMA was held in Kingston, Jamaica and not only was Alpha recognized alongside many truly influential forces but the Alpha Boys Band was invited to play the reception. Watch clips for the performance below!


The Alpha Institute is very pleased to announce the start of a partnership with German charitable organization, Help Jamaica. For the next year, Help Jamaica will be supporting a capacity building program which will include opportunities for creative expression and communications, team building workshops and internship opportunities for Alpha students. The partnership seeks to ensure Alpha students have regular access to creative, community-minded training, tools and leadership skills building activities.

Get involved
Get involved with Alpha!     <     >
Meet the Sisters of Mercy 
The first Sisters of Mercy arrived in Jamaica from Bermondsey, England in 1890.
Got Alpha?
100% cotton tees and bags and fine wood products made right here on campus.

Visit Alpha Wear
Alpha TV
Alpha Boys School Radio
A 24/7 streaming radio station featuring Alpha alumni on every song!
Make a donation online
Let's work together to make sure music works for youth in Jamaica today, and tomorrow. 100% of donations to the March for Music Education support scholarships for returning and deserving music students at the Alpha Institute.