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Ages 2 to 18

Al-Bayan Bilingual School

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CurriculumInternational
Languages of instructionEnglish and Arabic
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Dinar 4,306
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Arabic
Native English and Arabic teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Arabic)
Class sizes Average 23 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: Dinar 4,306
This school has more than one campus in Kuwait City:
Hawally Campus: Ages 4 to 18
Jabriya Campus: Ages 2 to 4

Address: Jabriya, Block 11, Street 3 P.O Box: 355, Hawalli 32004, Kuwait

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Number of students

2558

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

Nursery: 19
KG1: 22
KG2 - G5: 23
Middle School: 24
High School: 25

Language support for students not fluent in English and Arabic

The school does not offer Arabic as a Second Language or English as a Second Language.

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Spanish

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Evaluation

Brief description of entry evaluation required

In the admissions evaluation, which become more formal as the grade level advances, the school attempts to determine if the student is developmentally ready for school, has the basic skills required to enter the grade level in question, and will be able to cope successfully with the heavy demands imposed by a bilingual educational program. English, Arabic, and Math entrance evaluations have been designed by the school to evaluate basic language and math skills reflecting our curriculum. The English and Arabic evaluations assess reading, writing and oral language skills. The Math evaluation assesses basic grade level mathematical skills.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Pre-School: February 1 – February 15 (dependent upon the availability of seats)
Grades 1 to 12: February 1 – End of School Year (dependent upon the availability of seats)

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100% of BBS graduates go onto colleges and universities.

Over 85% are accepted in educational institutions in the United States, Europe and the remainder go to universities in the Gulf Region.

Since 2011, BBS' students have been admitted to 44% of the top 50 universities on the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

School bus service available

Yes

School start time

Nursery - KG1: 8:00
KG2 - KG3: 7:20
G1 - G5: 7:15
G6 - G12: 7:10

School finish time

Nursery - KG1: 13:00
KG2 - KG3: 12:30
G1 - G12: 14:30

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Aerobics, art of clay, chess, benchball, computers for fun, cooking, dodgeball, painting, glass painting, glee club, craft, little chef, pretty little divas, soccer, sports competitions and jump rope, vase painting, drama, cheer/dance, basketball, video games.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports facilities at the school

Hawally Campus: 3 gymnasiums, 2 football courts
Jabriya Campus: outdoor playground, indoor playground

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

The Al-Bayan Bilingual School has a three season sports calendar during which a range of activities are provided for elementary school (ES), under-14 (U14), junior varsity (JV), and varsity students.

Al-Bayan Bilingual School is a member of the Kuwait Schools Activities Association (KSAA) in which BBS teams compete with other Kuwait member schools.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Al-Bayan Bilingual School was created with a vision to prepare students for the world of today and the challenges of tomorrow. The school offers a bilingual program in which the Arabic and English languages carry equal emphasis and status, the goal of which is to bridge global progress with the traditional values of Arab culture.

Teaching approach of the school

The school aims to foster an environment for students to develop the intellectual qualities, ethical values, and positive attitudes required for effective participation and leadership in the overall development of Kuwait and the rapidly changing world.

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