Spring Performance

Early Childhood

 

Kindergarten is an exciting and busy time for students at IPS. Students are enthusiastically engaged in activities and projects that help them explore their world. They may be seen building cities with blocks, experimenting with instruments and making their own music, or setting up shops to sell their special creations.

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International Day

Elementary School

At IPS, the Grades 1-6 curriculum follows the approach and philosophy of North American schools around the world. National standards are followed in all curriculum areas (example: National Council of the Teachers of Mathematics). Grade-level expectations are the same as in the United States, although slight variations may occur.

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Science Experiments

Middle School

Middle school students, grades 7 and 8, continue with the IPS core curriculum of English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Global languages (Arabic Language A or B, or French) Health and Physical Education, and Ministry of Education requirements (Saudi History and Geography, and Islamic Studies or Culture.)

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Yousef Abuisa G12 Art Project

Specialist Subjects

Alongside the core curriculum, IPS offers a number of specialist subjects. These include:

  • Art: in the Elementary School, Art includes practice in the elements of art and artistic design, intertwined with art history. Units focus on particular artists and periods, and emphasize art appreciation. In the Middle and High School, Art classes are structured around styles and movements of art, and students develop skills as artists in their own right.

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ELL Program Students

ELL Program

The English Language Learner (ELL) program at IPS operates based on referrals by classroom teachers whose assessments are usually made at the beginning of the school year, but can include new students entering during the year whose admission test warrants additional language testing.

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G3 Expirements-Science Club

Extra-Curricular Activities

 

IPS offers co-curricular activities or clubs for students in grades 1 to 12.  Activities such as arts and crafts, sports, Pop-Bottle Science, Model United Nations, Yearbook, SAT preparation, digital tools, Arabic/Islamic clubs, and many more are offered each trimester. Choices may change trimester to trimester.

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Policies and Curriculum

IPS offers a offers a North American curriculum from K-12 and is currently a candidate school for the IB Primary Years Program (PYP) and IB Diploma Program (DP).  Our dedicated faculty develops Year Overviews which outline the educational standards for the school year in their respective subject areas, as well as trimester Unit Plans which describe the educational goals in more detail.

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