American curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

Al-Iqbal International School

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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
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: ﷼ 6,750

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Most common nationality

63.5% of the students are Egyptians,12.2% are Jordanians,7.8% Syrians and the rest from different nationalities.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the grade level and subject.

Uniform required


Entry evaluation for students

Admission test for students from Grade 2 to Grade 12.

School bus service available


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

AIS offers many clubs and activities.

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Al Iqbal International School is the first independent school that offers American education , in Riyadh. The American education system is ranked by the United Nations among the top 6 education systems in the world, which emphasizes inquiry, stimulates curiosity, and fosters comprehension and creativity. Students at acquire and practice strong leadership skills and develop a sense of global responsibility. Besides the American curriculum, Aliqbal offers its students Arabic language, and the Riyadh Social studies curriculum.

Teaching approach of the school

AIS offers an enriched American curriculum with an International perspective for students in preschool through grade 12. The curriculum is based on US national standards in all.

The core program emphasizes reading and the language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Elementary students receive instruction in health, physical education, computer technology, art, and Arabic culture. French instruction begins in KG. Middle and High school students continue their studies in the core areas. Instructional objectives are clearly defined in all subject areas, but academic expectations are flexible enough to both support and challenge each individual learner. Homework is an important part of the educational process as a means of reinforcing and reviewing the daily classroom lessons. Instruction in all areas encourages students to grow as creative persons, critical thinkers and effective communicators. Technology, with Internet access in the school and libraries, is integrated throughout the program.

Beyond academics AIS strives to instill in all students a positive attitude toward lifelong learning, an appreciation for cultural diversity, and the skills necessary to be successful in their future endeavors.