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TKS Demographics & Numbers 2020-2021


TKS Demographics & Numbers 2020-2021 ABOUT TKS

OUR MISSION The KAUST School mission is ‘to ignite curiosity, inspire creativity and investigate solutions’. This is achieved within a nurturing environment, by empowering learners to skillfully and confidently leverage opportunities to thrive and contribute in a complex world. TKS’s values are Adaptability, Innovation, Diversity, Inclusivity and Responsibility.

IB LEARNER PROFILE

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

3 DIVISIONS

Kindergarten

KG

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

Elementary

GES

The KAUST School proudly serves a thriving multi-cultural University community, with an enrollment of approximately 1600 students who come from more than 70 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

Secondary

GSS

ACCREDITATION The KAUST School is fully accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and Middle States Association (MSA).

ADMINISTRATION Director: Dr.Michelle Remington michelle.remington@kaust.edu.sa Kindergarten Principal: Tiffany Hill tiffany.hill@kaust.edu.sa Gardens Elementary Principal: Jeff Woodcock jeffrey.woodcock@kaust.edu.sa Gardens Secondary Principal: David Tigchelaar david.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 include 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 & Numbers

Students

2020-2021

As of 15th September 2020

1644 Students

76 Nationalities 28%

49%

12%

51%

3 Divisions

9%

675

6%

525 444

6% 39% GES (41%)

KG (27%)

GSS (32%)

Student Tenure Average tenure by division

30%

29% 25%

6.5

16%

Distribution

3.9

0.9

KG

GES

GSS

Years in School

0-1

2-3

4-5

Average years by age group

6+


Demographics & Numbers

Staff

2020-2021

As of 15th September 2020

359 People

52 Nationalities 58%

42% 18%

3%

97% 17%

70% Teachers (44%)

30%

62%

9% 38%

91% 12%

155 10%

TAs (30%)

83%

17%

90% 8%

110

11% 89% 8%

Instructional Sup (16%)

72%

28%

59 47%

Admin (10%) 48% 52%

53%

35 TAs

Years of Service*

Other Employees

Teaching Staff* 83

80

39%

37%

34% 51

27%

24% 20%

19%

KG

GES

GSS

Average Tenure (Years) 4.2

4

3.8 3.2

Less than 1

37%

1-2

3-4

5+

* excluding Teaching Assistants (TAs)

KG

GES

GSS

TKS

* Teachers & Instructional Support only, excluding TAs


Demographics & Numbers

Graduates

2020-2021

Class of 2020

IB Diploma 26 Candidates

TKS Average Points 33 (passed)

PASSED (24 out of 26) 2020 World Average 79.10%

2020 World Average 30 Average Points 32 (all students)

IB Grades predictions accuracy

98% -1/+1

35 Graduates 26 - Full IB DP Program 8 - IB Course program  1 - Received TKS Diploma

accepted by first choice to Universities and Colleges

University Placements 9%

14% 14%

31%

14% 6%

12%

Saudi Arabia (14%) Netherlands (14%) Canada (14%) USA (12%) United Kingdom (6%) Other (31%) Gap Year (9%)

91% will be attending University in 2020

<24

24-29

30-39

40+

Points Range 24- 43 (out of 45) 14 students achieving 30 points or higher

University Destinations King Abdulaziz University Effat Universit Dar Al Hekma University Vrije University Amsterdam University Rotterdam Amsterdam University College University of Toronto - Mississauga University of British Columbia University of Guelph-Humber Ryerson University University of Virginia University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Lynn University Western Michigan University Durham University University of Surrey Swansea University Catholic University of Leuven Charles University Amity University Manipal Academy of Higher Education National University of Malaysia Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar Nanyang Technological University North-West University Swiss Hotel Management School New York University Abu Dhabi


Demographics & Numbers

Graduates

2020-2021

since 2010

284 Graduates

USA (14.89%) Saudi (12.77%) Canada (10.64%) Netherlands (10.64%) UK (5.32%) Other (45.74%)

Major University Destinations

Where the Class of 2020 were accepted at King Abdulaziz University* King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals King Saud University* Ibn Sina National College for Medical Studies Effat University University of Virginia* University of San Diego* University of Pittsburgh* University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign * University of California –San Diego* University of California – Davis* The George Washington University* Texas A&M University* Southern Methodist University* Purdue University* Pennsylvania State University* North Carolina State University* Boston University* Western Michigan University Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University University of Wisconsin University of Tulsa University of San Francisco University of North Texas University of Minnesota University of Maryland University of Colorado Boulder University of California –Riverside University of California – Santa Cruz The University of Texas at Dallas The University of Tampa Quinnipiac University Lynn University George Mason University Florida Institute of Technology Flagler College Colorado State University Arizona State University

University of Toronto* University of British Columbia* McMaster University* University of Alberta* University of Ottawa* Western University* Waterloo University* University of Guelph-Humber Wilfrid Laurier University University of York* University of Sussex* University of St Andrews* University of Reading* University of Glasgow* The University of Edinburgh* University of Westminster, London University of Surrey University of Lincoln University of Dundee University of Derby Vrije University Amsterdam* Erasmus University Rotterdam* Leiden University* University of Twente University of Groningen University of Amsterdam Sabanci University Hacettepe University Bahcesehir University Swiss Hotel Management School North-West University National Univ. of Singapore* Nanyang Technological University Poznan Univ. of Medical Sciences Jagellonian University Ateneo de Manila University Putra Malaysia University National Univ. of Malaysia

Vellore Institute of Technology Symbiosis International University Manipal Academy of Higher Education Amity University University of Szeged University of Debrecen Charles University Catholic University of Leuven Royal College of Surgeons

*Featuring in top 100 institutions based on information published in World Report 2020 Best National Univ. and Times Higher Education


Demographics & Numbers

Achievements

2020-2021

Spring '20 Results

TKS MYP Certificate

Average Points 40

53 Candidates

PASSED

(50 out of 53)

Average Grade 4.9 24<= 25-28

IB MYP exams were not conducted worldwide due to COVID-19. TKS issued TKS MYP certificates

Co-curricular 270 Participants in all Activities

88%

28

33-36 37-40

49+

Age Groups U14 U16 U19

Teams 145

81

45-48

Sport Activities 216 Participants

79%

9

41-44

Points Range 17-53 (out of 56)

In Participation Rate

29-32

Badminton Football Volleyball Cross Country

Medal Table 1 Activity (55.13%)

2 Activities (30.8%)

3 Activities (10.65%)

4 and more Activities (3.42%)

Arts,MUN & Trips

210

1 International trip

YMGE Lisbon Participants TKS Model United Nations TKS Musical

3 Silver Medals

U14 Girls Volleyball U16 Boys Volleyball U19 Boys Volleyball

1 Bronze   Medal U16 Boys Football

Due to COVID-19 regular trips, athletic and co curricular events were cancelleld

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TKS Demographics & Numbers 2020-2021  

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