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TKS Demographics 2017-2018


TKS Demographics & Numbers 2017-2018 ABOUT TKS

OUR MISSION The KAUST School mission is “to provide an exceptional International Baccalaureate education that empowers students to be resourceful and responsible global citizens.” We will achieve our mission by providing opportunities for all learners to develop the attributes of the IB learner profile.

IB LEARNER PROFILE

Our Student Profile is built on the characteristics of the IB Learner profile

INQUIRERS KNOWLEDGEABLE THINKERS COMMUNICATORS PRINCIPLED OPEN-MINDED RISK-TAKERS CARING BALANCED REFLECTIVE

The KAUST School proudly serves a thriving multi-cultural University community, with an enrollment of approximately 1,500 students who come from more than 60 nations. As an International Baccalaureate World School authorized in three programs: Primary years, Middle years and the Diploma program, we share a common philosophy and a commitment to highquality, challenging international education for children from K1 through to Gr 12.

THE CAMPUS

3 DIVISIONS

Kindergarten

KG

Elementary

GES

Secondary

GSS

ACCREDITATION The KAUST School is fully accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

ADMINISTRATION Director: Leny de Ruijter neeltje.deruijter@kaust.edu.sa Kindergarten Principal: Justin Somerville justin.somerville@kaust.edu.sa Gardens Elementary Principal: Jeff Woodcock jeffrey.woodcock@kaust.edu.sa Gardens Secondary Principal: David Tigchelaar gerrit.tigchelaar@kaust.edu.sa

The School is purpose built with a design that supports a balanced curriculum. The Gardens Campus which houses Elementary and Secondary, has technology equipped classrooms, science laboratories, a design and technology hub, two library media centers, two indoor gymnasiums, two performance theatres, outdoor basketball and tennis courts, an outdoor swimming pool and soccer pitch. The Kindergarten Campus is inspired by the Italian Schools of Reggio Emilia and the environment is filled with natural light, color and materials that stimulate learning. The buildings includes activity rooms, a libraries and several specialized rooms for Art, Music, Arabic and Islamic studies. 1:1

The School offers a state-of-the-art technology environment incorporating a broad spectrum of educational solutions while maintaining a 1:1 Apple computing environment.


Demographics 2017-18  
Demographics 2017-18