The International Programs School in Al Khobar opened in 2000 with 19 students. To date, the school now has an enrollment of more than 740 students representing over 35 different nationalities. IPS is one of the best international schools in K.S.A. that offers North American curriculum from K-12 and is accredited by MSA in Philadelphia and authorized by the Saudi Ministry of Education. IPS is a gender-segregated school.
Our faculty is a mix of certified teachers from English - speaking countries and Arabic teachers from the Middle East. Our core courses of study are aligned with North American standards and we pride ourselves in providing a top quality classroom environment for our students.
IPS is now authorized as an IB Diploma school, teaching of the IB Diploma Programme will start with the next academic year (2017-2018) for grade 11.
"International Programs School is a candidate school* for the IB Primary Years Program (PYP). This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy - a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education that International Programs School believes is important for our students.
*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programs: The Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme (DP) or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.
For further information about the IB and its programs, visit http://www.ibo.org"