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CityRiyadh
CurriculumAmerican
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 15
Yearly fees: Not public
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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 17 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2023/2024.

Address: Darin, Ar Raid Riyadh 12352 Saudi Arabia
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

330

Number of nationalities represented in the school

Student nationalities: 14
Teacher nationalities: 22

Most common nationality

Saudi

Ratio of local students to international students

10:1

Native English speaking teachers

Yes, most

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French and Mandarin

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

EY: 19
ES: 16
MS/HS: 8

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Use of technology in the classroom

We are a one-to-one device school. Students are required to bring their own Macbook or iPad as of Grade 1 and up. Technology is integrated into lessons. We have a wide range of software (Makey Makey, Little Bits, Tinkercad, Scratch, Python...) and hardware (Smart Boards, Computer Lab, Technology & Makerspace Lab, Science Labs...).

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)

Yes

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Islam

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

They do not attend the lessons.

External examinations or assessments available

Measures of Academic Progress - MAP tests

Results in these examinations

Higher than US average

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

30-45 minutes daily

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Our first cohort will graduate in June 2026.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

Learning Support Program based on the request of parents.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

All children have individualized learning so that they are always challenged regardless of their level.

Student access to education psychologist

No

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, for all grades

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Developmental assessments and observation of skills and abilities in English Language and Math.

Waiting list

For some grades

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Registration usually opens in April and will only close when no places are available. KG2 and Grade 1 have the highest demand so new students have to register as soon as possible after then.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, if we have places available.

School start time

7:45 am

School finish time

12:00 pm Toddlers
12:30 pm Pre-K
1:45 pm KG1
2:25 pm KG2 - Grade 1
2:35 pm Grades 2 - 6
3:00 pm Grades 7 and up

Supervised care before/after school

No

School bus service available

No

School provided lunches

Yes

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Students can bring their own packed lunch if they are unable to eat what is on the daily menu.

Uniform required

Yes, for Grades 1 and up.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

After-school clubs such as Foreign Languages (Mandarin, French), Art, Fitness (Zumba, Soccer, Parkour), Home Sciences (Cross stitch, stitching)

Sports activities included

Physical Education

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

No

Facilities at the school

Library, Science Lab, Makerspace & Technology Room

Sports facilities at the school

Gymnasium and an outside play area

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Mission: Makers of the Future: Empowering thoughtful and independent visionaries to create a better world.
Vision: Empowering thoughtful and independent visionaries to create a better world.

Teaching approach of the school

We offer a holistic teaching and learning approach, where students are encouraged to develop their curiosity, investigate, and become critical thinkers.

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