Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction
|Native English teachers
|Extra languages (other than English)
|25 students / class
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|Number of students
|Most common nationality
|Ratio of local students to international students
86% local : 14% international
|Additional language classes offered by the school
|Average number of students per class
|Does the school employ teaching assistants?
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs
|Entry evaluation for students
|Brief description of entry evaluation required
For applications to KG1, KG2 and Grade 1, Al Yasat does not test students. All prospective new students will be invited to the school for a familiarization visit during which time the school will observe their readiness to join activities and follow instructions and their fine and gross motor skills. An informal interview with parents will also take place.
For Grades 2 to 9, all applicants will be assessed in literacy and math using standardized MAP testing. School reports for the previous 2 academic years are required for applicants in grades 3 to 5 and for the previous 3 years from Grade 6.
|School start time
|School finish time
|School bus service available
|School provided lunches
|Sports activities included
|Sports facilities at the school
Indoor swimming pool, sports hall.
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school
Al Yasat Private School is inspirational, leading-edge international school dedicated to nurturing outstanding role models, informed global citizens and responsible leaders of the future.
|Teaching approach of the school
Al Yasat Private School believes that its students are unique individuals, willing to learn so that they can make a positive contribution to the world they are growing up in. Underpinning the curriculum program is the focus on teamwork, collaboration and the engagement of the global community. Al Yasat's vision guides the school in nurturing outstanding role models, responsible global citizens and informed leaders of the future.
Al Yasat focuses on student-centered practices that incorporates an inquiry-based approach to teaching and learning. Al Yasat's US curriculum follows the Virginia State Standards and is academically rigorous, incorporating best practice in teaching.