A motto, a philosophy that is truly believed in Jeddah Knowledge International School (JKS) is the dedication to offer academic excellence. Together, the administrators, faculty and staff have created a warm and nurturing professional learning community in which students may flourish.
Jeddah Knowledge International School (JKS) is a leading innovative school in Jeddah, known for its quality of education, well-rounded environment, and itscommitment to academic excellence.
JKS is the first private Saudi school in Jeddah to receive permission to offer international programs for Saudis; it has experienced consistent growth in its enrolment since its inception in 1996. Our goal is to have Internationalism at the centre of our curriculum in accordance with our Philosophy, Objectives and Beliefs.
Authorization (IB School Code: 003746)
JKS is the first IB Continuum School in the Kingdom and is authorized to offer the three IB Programmes:
- Primary Years Programme (PYP)l
- Middle Years Programme (MYP)
- Diploma Programme (DP)
The school is accredited by the following:
- Council of International Schools (CIS): (www.cois.org)
- New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) / Commission on International Education, PS-12 (CIE): (www.neasc.org)
JKS University Acceptances
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.
Our school facilities are built according to 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 and intercom for the purpose of immediate monitoring.
JKS facilities include the following:
- 4 Huge Air-conditioned Basketball Courts
- 2 Green Pitches
- 25m Covered Swimming Pool
- 15m Covered Swimming Pool
- 3 Fully Equipped Gymnasiums
- 1 Fitness Room
Laboratories and Preparation Rooms
- 12 Specialist Science Laboratories
- 6 Computer Laboratories
- 3 Laboratory Preparation Rooms
- 4 Outdoor Covered Play Areas
- 2 Indoor Air-conditioned Play Areas
- 1 Sand Room
- 6 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
- 4 School Libraries
- 4 Cafeterias
Mosques and Ablution Areas
- 4 Mosques and Ablution Areas
- 2 Multi-purpose Auditoriums
Jeddah Knowledge School’s community consists of a rich mosaic of internationally diverse parents, students and staff members. JKS 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.
JKS, which offers a broad academic curriculum with English as the language of instruction, strives for academic excellence, supported by a co-curricular program to develop holistic learners. Students eligible for a high school diploma at JKS must, as a minimum, satisfactorily complete the requirements as outlined in American Diploma Graduation Requirements. Students entering the IB Diploma Programme will be offered the courses listed in IB Diploma Programme Courses.
In addition, students must complete all prescribed internal examinations and standard examinations (e.g. PSAT, SAT I, SAT II), and are encouraged to take other English proficiency tests such as IELTS and TOEFL, if required, to be eligible for graduation.
Extra-Curricular and Co-curricular 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. JKS 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.
|School Name: Jeddah Knowledge International School (JKS)|
|Address: P.O. Box 7180, Mohammed Mosaud St., Al Salamah District, Zip Code 21462, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia|
|Telephone: (00966) 12 691-7367 / 662-0174 / 2568231 / 6390587 / 662-0194 / 275-1140 / 691-0144 / 639-9090|
|Fax: (00966) 12 691-3974 Hotline: 920004094|
|School’s Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Website Address: www.jks.edu.sa|
Members of the following Associations
|Council of International Schools (CIS)|
|New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)|
|Middle East IB Association (MEIBA)|
|European Council of International Schools (ECIS)|
|Association for Supervision in Curriculum Development (ASCD)|
|International Association of School Librarianship (IASL)|
|Near East South Asia Council of Overseas Schools (NESA)|
|National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP)|
|National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)|
|Overseas Association for College Admission Counseling (OACAC)|
Heads of School
|Mrs. Elham Al Fadli, Executive Director|
|Mrs. Yasmin Suliman, Head of School|
|Mrs. Zainab Ibrahim, Administrative Manager|
|Mr. Gregory Lewis, Head of Boys' Section|
|Mrs. Nicholette Marillier, Head of Upper School|
|Mrs. Karin Holloran, Head of Primary School|