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Riffa Views International School

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CurriculumsIB and American
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Dinar 7,700
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 16 students / class
Maximum 19 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: Dinar 7,700
Address: Building 407, Road 4303 Block Al Mazrowiah 943, Riffa P.O. Box 3050 Kingdom of Bahrain
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Number of students

400

Number of nationalities represented in the school

37

Ratio of local students to international students

40% local : 60% international

Max. number of students per class

Class sizes range from 10-19 in the Elementary to 5-18 in the Secondary.

Average number of students per class

16

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Use of technology in the classroom

From its inception Riffa Views International School has made a commitment to providing the highest quality technology resources for its students. The technological infrastructure available to RVIS students is truly exceptional. The entire school has been wired with fiber-optic cable as well as a wireless network throughout the campus. This technological infrastructure allows RVIS to seamlessly integrate high-speed internet, intranet, videoconferencing and provide state-of-the-art home/school communication anywhere on campus. Interactive Smart Boards and LCD projectors are standard equipment in all RVIS classrooms. Thin client laptops are available for every student in every academic classroom. RVIS is a regional and global leader in the use of technology resources in education.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Middle School - Written 60-65 minutes and 30 minutes of reading, though the actual time will vary depending upon your study habits and aptitudes.
High School – Expect 90 to 120 minutes of homework, though the actual time will vary depending upon your study habits and aptitudes.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

In some grade levels

Entry evaluation for students

All prospective students will be required to sit for an admissions assessment as well as submit previous school records and a completed Confidential School Report from your child's current school prior to their acceptance to RVIS. In lieu of this testing, Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten children will be asked to participate in a readiness assessment session.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

N - KG - informal interview
1 - 12 - English and Math tests (online and written)

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, American Diploma

School bus service available

Yes

School start time

8:00

School finish time

15:00

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Some of these may include: golf, yearbook, tennis, gardening, drama and
a variety of other sports, fine arts and club opportunities.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Yes

Sports facilities at the school

6 tennis courts, a 25-meter competition swimming pool, a turf soccer pitch, an aerobic dance studio, and two large purpose-built gymnasiums.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

A Unique Learning Experience
Riffa Views International School (RVIS) is unique in size and purpose. With a capacity of just over 600 students, RVIS offers a unique learning experience in an environment that sparks innovative thinking and creativity. The small class sizes and a community-oriented culture, allow students to develop a strong sense of belonging by building close relationships with teachers and peers. With a focus on personalized learning and innovation in an environment that nurtures personals growth, RVIS is dedicated to creating a connected community of kindness that inspires us to be courageous and creative.

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