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The American School of Kuwait

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CurriculumAmerican
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Dinar 4,636

Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: Dinar 4,636
Address: PO Box 6735 Hawalli, Kuwait 32042
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Number of students

3000

Number of nationalities represented in the school

65

Most common nationality

Kuwaitis

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French, Spanish

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Prospective students should pass a standardized test which determines their level in mathematics, English language and reading.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Standardized 3-R’s test measures achievements in three academic contents areas: reading, Language and mathematics. Students applying for Pre-K and Kindergarten will be also assessed during a personal interview.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

The school’s testing programs include the PSAT, SAT, ACT, and MAP.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

ASK is not designed nor accredited to educate students with special needs.

School start time

KG1: 7:15 or 11:15
KG2 - G12: 7:15

School finish time

KG1: 10:15 or 14:00
KG2 - KG3: 13:00
G1 - G12: 14:00

Supervised care before/after school

Extended Day Care is a daily one-hour program for KG2 and KG3.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Students in grades Pre-K-12 may participate in a well-balanced program of activities ranging from ecology to the performing arts. Most sports are offered for both girls and boys on varsity and junior varsity levels. Cultural activities include forensics, theater, and jazz band. The school also offers opportunities to participate in student government, academic games, Model United Nations, and National Honor Society. The core curriculum is supplemented by a co-curricular program of cultural, social, service and athletic activities in all three schools.

Sports facilities at the school

2 gymnasiums, a fitness center and weight room, an indoor 25-meter pool and three large outdoor play areas.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The American School of Kuwait was founded in 1964. It is a privately owned, independent coeducational day school which offers a general academic curriculum for students of all nationalities.

Teaching approach of the school

ASK inspires life-long learners empowered to excel in American Higher Education and the global community as productive, compassionate citizens.

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