6 Of The Best Schools In Jeddah

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Searching for the right school for your children can be a daunting task as there are so many of them out there. Jeddah is home to some of the best schools but searching for the right school can be difficult if you don’t know where to start.

To help such parents we have prepared a list of some of the best international schools in Jeddah that you’d probably want to consider before finalizing one for your child.

Thamer International School

Curriculum: British

Thamer consistently manages to deliver results with some of its students topping the kingdomwide rankings for the IGCSE and A-Level exams. The students come from pretty diverse backgrounds and nationalities here.

Jeddah Prep & Grammar School

Curriculum: British

The school has come a long way from its humble beginnings in a two-room villa back in 1967. Over the years, several students that have studied at the school have joined Ivy League and Russel Group universities.

Waad Academy

Curriculum: British

One step inside and you will feel like you are in a college campus. Spread over a sizeable area, the school is relatively new but has raised the bar for other schools to follow. Expect good education, plenty of extracurricular activities and strong child support.

Arab International School

Curriculum: American

The school building is one of the best in Jeddah. Education wise they place a lot of emphasis project-based class work. Also, a lot of importance is placed on instilling Islamic and Saudi values.

American International School

Curriculum: American

One of the first if not the first international school in Jeddah, American International School has been at the forefront of primary and secondary education in the city. They are preparing to move to a new building soon so expect plenty of new facilities.

Jeddah Knowledge International School

Curriculum: American

The school has changed has raised the standard of education provided by schools in the city. It also boasts of a number of accreditations from various educational bodies. They have good sporting facilities, use a lot of IT in teaching and the overall infrastructure of the school itself is commendable.

Written By

Mohammed Mirza

Mohammed is an avid traveler who is constantly on the hunt for new and upcoming Saudi travel destinations. Having lived much of his life in Saudi, he knows the country like the back of his hand. He's also a book lover at heart and is the author of a novel called "Desert Promises".