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.
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.
The school is a recognized as a leader in the country, dedicated to international education, while ensuring that students remain firmly rooted in their culture. Upon graduation, all students will receive an American Diploma and IB Diploma Certificate or IB Diploma.
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 enrollment 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.
JKS is the first IB Continuum School in the Kingdom and is authorized to offer the three IB Programmes:
The school is accredited by the following:
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:
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.
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.
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