Al Hussan International School is located in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia and was opened in September 1998. It has three separate sections, boys section and girls section on the same campus, and pre-school section is at a separate location is in the near vicinity.
AHISK prides itself on the quality of its educational programs, external examination results and its strong disciplinary policies.
The school apply an international standard and style of education that offers a rigorous curriculum aimed towards academic success at IGCSE, AS, International Baccalaureate Diploma (IBDP) and A-Level. All courses are appropriate to students’ developmental stages, and a well-rounded education is offered.
Pre-K and KG1 programs are based on the International standards of both Cambridge and Common Core for English, Math and Science. The curriculum of all other subjects have been developed in house.
KG2 to Grade 5 programs are based on the International standards of both Cambridge and Common Core for English, Math and Science the curriculum of all other subjects have been developed in house and are vertically and horizontally aligned. Curriculum resources include American publications in the primary grades for English, Math and Science. The objectives and content of such course materials are in alignment with the subject curricula for the respective grades.
Grade 6 to Grade 8 courses are from CSP (Cambridge Secondary 1 Program) issued by CIE (Cambridge International Examinations) for English, Math, Science. The curriculum of all other subjects have been developed in house and are vertically and horizontally aligned.
Grade 9 and Grade 10 courses are from Cambridge Secondary 2 (IGCSE) syllabus in all major subjects. The Curriculum of other minor subjects have been developed in house and are vertically and horizontally aligned.
Grade 11 and Grade 12 courses are from Cambridge International Examination Board, AS and A2 in all major subjects. The curriculum of minor subjects have been developed in house and are vertically and horizontally aligned. American College Board Examinations such as SAT1, SAT2 and TOEFL are also taken during these years (the school does not provide tuition). Students in Grade 11 and 12 also have the option to apply to take the IB Diploma Program.
On completion of Grade 12 and meeting the school graduation requirements students obtain Al Hussan High School Diploma. Each year all our students gain entry to competitive universities around the world.
The sequence in curriculum ensures that the expected outcomes of learning of each grade build on those of the previous grade level.
In conformance of standardized education, AHISK is proud of its long history as an accredited school. AHISK is accredited by NCA (North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement) and by AdvancED. We are a certified CIE (Cambridge International Examinations) board center. All practical and theory examinations are conducted on campus in conjunction with the British Council. The school also applied for IB DP authorization and got it on August 2011. Moreover, AHISK is also proud to announce that the Council of International schools (CIS) accreditation was fully achieved on 14th January 2014.
We endeavor to provide all students with 21st century skills. Our understanding of the ever-changing world guide us to prepare our students to be global citizens who care about international issues and equipped with the right skills.