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Goldsmith Hall

New York, NY 90210

07:30 - 19:00

Monday to Friday

Our School



Al-Kawthar International Schools (KIS) were established in 2012. They are the first international schools in Saudi Arabia, authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) in the French language.

KIS is now candidate for the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) and further for the Diploma Programme (DP) at the Secondary level in both French and English.

In 2018, KIS started offering the Cambridge English Program to prepare students for progression to Cambridge exams for high school and beyond. We provide excellent British Style education with an international perspective, within a safe environment, where individuals feel secure, respected, valued, happy and successful.

Both sections maintain classes for boys and girls. Each has specific characteristics yet shares the unified commitment to the school’s vision, mission and values that are woven into their programs– IB program and Cambridge program for primary and lower secondary, high School levels. We offer enriching curriculum that promote students of both schools to become speakers of three languages: French, English and Arabic.

KIS are licensed by the Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia.

Authorization (IB School Code: 051695)

–  KIS is the first IB Continuum School in the Kingdom and is authorized to offer FRENCH IB Programmes:


  • Primary Years Programme (PYP)
  • Middle Years Programme (MYP) CANDADATE
  • Diploma Programme (DP) WORKING ON IT


– KIS PROVIDE Cambridge programmes and qualifications set the global   standard for international education. They are created by subject experts, rooted in academic rigour and reflect the latest educational research.



The school is accredited by the following:

1-  American International  Accreditation Association


2-  KIS are licensed by the Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia.


Our professional academic staff consists of qualified, experienced and highly dedicated teachers representing 20 different nationalities. The school provides maximum opportunities for continued professional development through IB workshops worldwide, in addition to our in-house workshops run by qualified IB leaders.

All our teaching staff, both males/females, are dedicated and qualified professional teachers who motivate students to achieve their potential in a caring environment. We believe in providing our teachers with opportunities for professional development through IB and Cambridge in house training and worldwide workshops.

School Facilities

Our school facilities are built per international specifications. The buildings are fully air-conditioned and equipped with security cameras throughout the classrooms and campus.  Wireless internet connection covers every office and classroom in the school. Further, all classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards.

KIS facilities include the following:

Sports Facilities

  •     2 Huge Air-conditioned Basketball Courts
  •     2 Green Pitches
  •     2 Fully Equipped Gymnasiums

Laboratories and Preparation Rooms

  •     2 Specialist Science Laboratories
  •     4 Computer Laboratories
  •     2 Laboratory Preparation Rooms

Recreation Areas

  •     4 Outdoor Covered Play Areas
  •     4 Indoor Air-conditioned Play Areas

Specialists Rooms

  •     4 Art Rooms
  •     2 Design Technology Rooms
  •     1 Auto-Engineering Room
  •     5 Performing Art Rooms
  •     1 Robotic Rom
  •     1 Film Studies Room

School Clinics and Isolation Rooms

  •     4 School Clinics
  •     2 Isolation Rooms


  •     1 large School Libraries


  •     4 Cafeterias

Mosques and Ablution Areas

  •     4 Mosques and Ablution Areas

Educational Programme

KIS, which offers a broad academic curriculum with English and French as the language of instruction, strives for academic excellence, supported by 2  co-curricular program to develop holistic learners.  Students eligible for a high school diploma at KIS must, as a minimum, satisfactorily complete the requirements as outlined in BRITISH Diploma Graduation Requirements.  Students entering the IB Diploma Programme will be offered the courses listed in IB Diploma Programme Courses IN FRENCH langues.

School Community

ALKAWTHAR INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL’S community consists of a rich mosaic of internationally diverse parents, students and staff members. KIS requires rigor and excellence of its community, both socially and academically. Accordingly, we encourage an open, reflective, and secure environment where everyone is encouraged to respect their culture and the culture of others.

Extra-Curriculum and Co-curriculum Activities

In the interests of the holistic development of the student, the school offers numerous extra-curricular and co-curricular activities throughout the year which promote physical, emotional and social growth.  The school offers an extensive After School Activity Program.  KIS also involves students in many sporting, cultural and academic activities which link directly to the curriculum including Sports Day, Student Open Days, United Nations Day, Annual Book Fair, International School Library Month, Year Group Productions, 100th Day in School, Earth Day, field trips, Model United Nations, Student Council, Prefect System and various exhibitions.


Address: P.O. Box 52280, almalik road District, Zip Code 21563, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Telephone: (+966) 506359280 / 506561717
School’s Email: info@alkawthar.edu.sa
Website Address: www.alkawthar.edu.sa


ALKAWTHAR International School (KIS) is a highly reputable school in Jeddah, a cosmopolitan city, on the west coast of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.