Riyadh
International, American curriculum
Ages 2 to 11

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CurriculumInternational, American
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 11
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
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Number of students

320

Number of nationalities represented in the school

10

Most common nationality

Saudi

Ratio of local students to international students

8:1

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

18

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Yes, most

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French and Mandarin

Use of technology in the classroom

Smart Boards, Computer Lab

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

30-45 minutes daily

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

For some grades

Entry evaluation for students

Yes for all grades

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Developmental assessments and observation of skills and abilities. Main focus English Language and Math.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Registration usually opens in April and will only close when no places available. KG2 and Grade 1 have 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.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Only Early Elementary so they have to go on to High School.

External examinations or assessments available

Stanford Achievement Tests

Results in these examinations

Higher than US average

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Older children - Islam.

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

They do not attend the lessons.

School bus service available

No

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

No

Learning support offered

N/A

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

School start time

7:40 am

School finish time

12:30 pm for Early Years/2:30 pm for KG1/2:50 pm KG2-Grade 3

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

None

School provided lunches

Yes

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

No, students bring their own packed lunch if unable to eat what is on the daily menu.

Sports activities included

General physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Gymnasium and outside play area

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

No

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The enjoyment of learning. Empowering children intellectually, emotionally, socially, physically and morally.

Teaching approach of the school

Holistic. Students encouraged to discover, play and learn. Seek to stimulate intellectual curiosity and lay the groundwork on which a life of continuous learning can be built.

Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

Contact email: admin@mls.com.sa
School's webpage: www.mls.com.sa
Address: Darin, Ar Raid Riyadh 12352 Saudi Arabia