What is the curriculum followed at Al-Etehaad International School?

We follow the American curriculum, which is designed to provide a broad and balanced education focusing on core subjects while encouraging critical thinking and creativity.

What grade levels do you offer?

We offer education from Pre-K through Grade 12.

Do you have accreditation?

Yes, our school is accredited by Cognia, ensuring that our educational standards meet or exceed international benchmarks.

Are students required to wear the school uniform?

Yes, all EIS students are required to wear the school uniform every day, except for themed Casual Days. Daily school uniforms and Physical Education uniforms can be purchased through the school throughout the year.

What are the school hours?

Our school hours are typically from Sunday to Thursday, from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM on regular school days. Specific schedules for meetings can be provided upon request.

Is transportation provided?

Yes, we offer transportation services for students of all ages within designated areas of Jeddah. Check the Tuition & Fees section for more details regarding transportation fees.

What are the admission requirements?

Admission requirements may vary depending on the grade level. Generally, we require completed application forms, previous academic records, recommendation letters, entrance exams or interviews, and several more all mentioned in the registration form section

What are the tuition fees?

Tuition fees vary based on the grade level and any additional services required. Check the tuition Fees section for more details, or contact our admissions office for detailed information on tuition fees and payment plans.

How do you ensure student safety on campus?

Student safety is our top priority. We have security measures in place including trained staff, surveillance cameras, restricted access to campus facilities, and regular safety drills to prepare students and staff for emergencies.

Do you offer advanced placement (AP) courses?

Yes, we offer AP courses for eligible high school students in both Maths and Science subjects to earn college credit and demonstrate advanced proficiency in the subjects.

What college/university acceptances have your graduates received?

Our graduates have been accepted into a wide range of prestigious colleges and universities both domestically and internationally. We provide guidance and support to our students throughout the college application process to help them achieve their academic goals.

What is the philosophy of your school?

Our school's philosophy is centered around providing a holistic education that fosters intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development. We believe in nurturing students to become lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and responsible global citizens.

How do you ensure a diverse and inclusive learning environment?

We celebrate diversity and promote inclusivity within our school community. Our curriculum incorporates diverse perspectives, and we strive to create a welcoming environment where students from various cultural backgrounds feel valued and respected.

What resources do you have to support students with learning differences or special needs?

We have a dedicated Learning Support Department staffed with qualified professionals who provide individualized support and accommodations for students with learning differences or special needs. We work closely with parents and external specialists to ensure that each student's unique needs are met.

Can you provide more information about your teaching staff?

Our teaching staff consists of highly qualified educators who are experienced in delivering the American curriculum each teaching the subject of their background only. Many of our teachers hold advanced degrees in education or specialized subjects, and they participate in ongoing professional development to enhance their teaching practices.

How do you assess student progress and performance?

We use a variety of assessment methods including tests, quizzes, projects, presentations, and performances to evaluate student learning. Additionally, we provide regular progress reports and parent-teacher conferences to keep parents informed about their child's academic and personal development.

What support services do you offer for students transitioning to your school from different educational systems?

We provide orientation programs and support services to help students transitioning from different educational systems acclimate to our school environment. Our counselors and teachers offer guidance and academic support to ensure a smooth transition for new students.

How do you integrate technology into the learning process?

We incorporate technology into the learning process through interactive smart boards, computer labs, educational software, and online resources. Our teachers are trained to integrate technology effectively into their lessons to enhance student engagement and learning outcomes.

What measures do you have in place to promote student well-being and mental health?

We prioritize student well-being and mental health by providing access to counseling services, promoting a positive school culture, and implementing strategies to prevent bullying and promote healthy relationships. Our counselors are available to support students facing personal or emotional challenges.

How do you support students college and career readiness?

We offer college and career counseling services to assist students in exploring their interests, setting goals, and planning for their future. Our counselors guide college admissions, standardized testing, and career exploration to help students make informed decisions about their academic and professional paths.

What measures do you have in place to ensure a safe and inclusive learning environment for all students?

We have a comprehensive safety and anti-bullying policy in place to ensure a safe and inclusive learning environment for all students. Our staff receives training on recognizing and addressing bullying, harassment, and discrimination. Additionally, we promote positive behavior through character education programs and peer support initiatives.

How do you incorporate cultural and global awareness into the curriculum?

We integrate cultural and global awareness into the curriculum through diverse literature, multicultural studies, international events, and cross-cultural exchanges. Our students have the opportunity to learn about different cultures, traditions, and perspectives, fostering empathy,

respect, and understanding of the world around them.