Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Class sizes||Average||22 students / class|
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|Number of students||
|Most common nationality||
98% of the student body are Kuwaiti citizens
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
|Average number of students per class||
|Use of technology in the classroom||
At ABS, technology is viewed as an essential tool for both teaching and learning. There are over 400 computers throughout our campus, 175 of which are for student use. Classrooms and Computer labs are equipped with Interactive White Boards and LCD Projectors which are fully networked with internet access. Laptops and Digital Media such as document cameras, and digital cameras are available at the Information Technology Office. Students are provided with broad access to educational resources through the Internet and innovative technology-based learning is integrated into the curriculum.
|External examinations or assessments available||
High School Diploma
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
At this time ABS cannot offer admission to students with special educational needs, or behavioral issues.
Depends on the grade level.
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)||
|Students can join after academic year begins||
|School provided lunches||
2 full-service cafeterias
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
A wide variety of activities and annual events are offered to ABS Students. Character education, swimming, football, basketball, student council, MUN, school yearbook, National Honor Society, are just some of the activities offered. Annual events and special activities include overseas Ski and Cultural trips, the Annual Charity Carnival, and the Talent Show.
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|Sports facilities at the school||
ABS offers students a state-of-the-art athletic facility that is unmatched by any private school in Kuwait. The facility is purposely-built for separation of male and female students with separate entrances and exits for boys and girls. At ABS, the newly-built 2,500 square meter gymnasium includes a heated indoor semi-olympic size swimming pool, and a 1,200 square meter area for basketball, football, volleyball, tennis, and handball. There are four separate changing rooms, shower areas, and offices throughout the facility.
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
American Baccalaureate School is a private, non-profit school offering an American-based curriculum including a wide variety of advanced courses, and a college preparatory program, guiding students to become independent, intellectual global citizens. It is ABS' goal to develop responsible and accountable young adults who are prepared for the challenges of international universities.
|Teaching approach of the school||
ABS vision is to educate leaders who will develop into lifelong learners with Islamic values and contribute to the global community as critical thinkers and problem solvers.