Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Class sizes||Average||20 students / class|
|Maximum||24 students / class|
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|Number of students||
|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Most common nationality||
|Ratio of local students to international students||
|Native English speaking teachers||
Yes, all Language educators are Native Language speakers
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
Extra-mural lessons are provided for all subjects as & when necessary
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
Arabic, French, English
|Max. number of students per class||
|Average number of students per class||
|Does the school employ teaching assistants?||
Yes, in certain cases
|Use of technology in the classroom||
We use smartboard, online & digital resources as well as LMS for enhancing learning outcomes as well as communication.
|Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)||
Dome is proud of its Virtual Classroom system since remote learning solutions became a necessity from AY 2019-2020 onwards.
|Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?||
Your Dome, is open towards openness while roted in Islamic Values
|How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?||
We welcome all learners irrespective of their background or religion!
|External examinations or assessments available||
For American Curriculum: MAP, SAT, SAT Subjects, ACT (Coming Soon)
For Cambridge Curriculum: Primary Checkpoints, Lower Secondary Checkpoints, IGCSE, AS & A2 / A-Levels
|Results in these examinations||
Differs according to the grade level of the exam!
|Do teachers assign homework to their students?||
Yes, learners are engaged in homework activities with weekly plans mentioning the details of the homework clearly available on our LMS. The homework activities are designed to enhance learning outcomes, involving but not limited to writing, reading, solving, activity-based & other.
|Approximate hours of homework given||
The requirements of time for completing the homework are subject to learners grade, subject, performance primarily among other factors.
|Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation||
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
No! However, our schools are designed with a basic support system for learners with special needs.
|Learning support offered||
A basic support system is provided such as ramps, elevators, availability of Nurse/Doctor on campus at all times!
|The school supports gifted, able and talented students||
We offer scholarships for outstanding learners. With the help of our educational network & our partners, we are capable & engage our talented learners in multiple activities outside of school.
|Student access to education psychologist||
Yes, our Academic Leadership is qualified to support the social-emotional & psychological needs of our learners.
|Entry evaluation for students||
A detailed process of Admissions test, Academic Interview & Administrative interview is performed to evaluate the learners!
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
The evaluation depends on grade level as well as previous results from the previous schools as in the track record. The academic placement & admission test gives a good idea about the general aptitude according to the grade levels as the necessary information & knowledge expected, comprehension, skills, attitude as well as communication.
In certain grades, Yes!
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)||
|Students can join after academic year begins||
Yes, in mid-year!
|School start time||
|School finish time||
|Supervised care before/after school||
Dome Team members on-duty, are engaged in our school before & after school hours.
|School bus service available||
Yes, we have a transportation system covering most of the districts of the northern, eastern, western & central regions of Riyadh city.
|School provided lunches||
We offer a food & drinks canteen during regular school days while carts & vending machines are available for COVID times.
|Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)||
Yes, all our food is Halal!
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
We have multiple activities including but not limited to, education & entertainment trips, science fair, science projects, entrepreneurship & young trader's day, cultures of the world day & many more for our young learners in Kindergarten & Lower elementary as well.
|Sports activities included||
Physical Education includes basketball,
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Dome International Schools offers American & British Curricula. The American curriculum is embedded in the international Foundation Program (FP) for grades K-7, Orientation Program for grade 8 & the American Diploma Program (ADP) SAT for grades 9-12. The British Curriculum is embedded in the Reception in KG 2, Cambridge Primary for grades KG3 to 5 & Secondary Program for grades 6-10 and Advanced Level for grades 11 & 12. The medium of instruction is English.