Jeddah Knowledge International School (JKS) is a leading innovative school in Jeddah, known for its quality of education, well-rounded environment, and its commitment to academic excellence.
As a school, we believe in the importance of a well-rounded education that integrates a rigorous academic curriculum with the development of life-long skills, values and attitudes. Our staff strives to prepare all our students to succeed in a demanding and ever-evolving global society.
Our academic program strives towards “Academic Excellence” and it covers the American and International Baccalaureate standards of learning, supervised by our Heads of Departments, PYP, MYP, DP, and Subject Coordinators.
JKS’ buildings were built according to international specifications on a 40,000 square meter plot of land. It is fully air-conditioned, and equipped with security cameras, a fire alarm system, intercoms and a paging system.
All students at JKS have access to a strong support system. Individual teachers, dedicated support staff help and guide them.
Students are recognized for their commitment to not only the school ethos but also to their academics. At the awards ceremony, student effort is recognized in a number of categories. The awarding process is coordinated by the department head and overseen by the Senior Management of the school. The awards committee is made up of the relevant programme coordinator and teachers.
Below is a list of awards students may receive.
Criteria Check List
Absence: Maximum 7 days
Tardy: Maximum 8
Early leave: Maximum 5
Full attendance and presentation of the Group 4 project.
( Valedictorian and Salutatorian does not qualify for this award)
Must be a prefect , house or sports captain, member of the student council or MUN club.
Full attendance and presentation of the Group 4 project.)
No uniform violations.
( Valedictorian and Salutatorian and JKS Ambassador does not qualify for this award)
Supports the student group
Acts as a conduit between students
Serve as liaison in bringing any issues/suggestions/feedback to administration.
Suggest, develop and implement solutions related to creating a more vibrant campus life
Collaborates with students to coordinate events to enhance the student experience
4.0 and above
Demonstrates commitment, Self-Discipline, Excellent Manners, Kind and Considerate, Independent Learner
4.0 or 3.8
Must be a prefect.
IB Learner Profile Award: Grade 6 to 11 (inclusive of Grade 12 when not issued during the Graduation Ceremony)
Quarterly Merit Awards; These awards will be presented at the end of Quarters 1 to 4 to students who have received merits from their subject teachers through excellent effort in class work, consistent good behavior and exceptional attitude. Teachers will award a merit by signing a block in the Student Planner and students will collect merits to enable them to achieve the following awards:
Bronze Award: 25 merits
Silver Award: 50 merits
Gold Award: 75 merits
Platinum Award: 100 merits
Perfect Attendance Award: This award honors students who have achieved a perfect attendance record throughout all four quarters. The perfect attendance award is a wonderful way to congratulate them for putting their education first. It gives the student recognition for consistency and personal commitment. ATL Skills, Attendance and APweb Record will also be taken into account.
For grades 1 – 5, the following areas are recognized:
IB Learner Profile Awards:
Every quarter select students are given awards for certain areas of the learner profile. Criteria – Homeroom teachers give this award based on students who have displayed the criteria of a particular learner profile during the quarter.
End of year – Perfect Attendance – This is for students who do not miss one day of school during the school year.
Swim Gala Medals:
Swim Gala Medals – there are 3 galas. The galas are throughout the school year. Medals are awarded to the student who got the fastest time in each stroke.
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