The KAUST School


It's with great enthusiasm that the dedicated and experienced teachers of The KAUST School (TKS) share their school mission, which is “to provide an exceptional International Baccalaureate education that empowers student to be resourceful and responsible global citizens.” It's a privilege to serve the children of KAUST, and for 180 days between September and June, the school provides students from all over the world the opportunity to develop the attributes of the IB learner profile.

From its inception the intention of The KAUST School was to offer a truly world-class education. The school maintains a classroom ratio of one teacher for every 15 students in early education and one teacher to every 18 students in elementary and secondary. The technology infrastructure of the school is sophisticated and wireless, incorporating a broad spectrum of equipment. All learning spaces are equipped with 21st century classroom tools such as an interactive whiteboard system and 1:1 computing environment.

The KAUST School also offers a wide range of co-curricular activities. Some programs that have been developed include: Student Council, Model United Nations, choir, samba band, Boy and Girl Scouts, Green Team, yearbook, drama/musical, variety/talent shows, and sports teams such as soccer, basketball, cross country, badminton and swimming. Explore The KAUST School website to get a sense of the wonderful program, community, teachers and most of all students who make The KAUST School the unique and vibrant school that it is.