The student population is made up of 30 nationalities including: Pakistani, Egyptian, Indian, Lebanese, Filipino, Sudanese, American, Jordanian, British, Canadian, and others. A support staff provides professional services to help carry out non-instructional elements of the school program. An American-trained principal leads the school. All ISG Dammam educators participate in a strong professional development program.
The school is based on the ISG-adopted American curriculum. Staff and students use U.S. texts and materials. In addition to the core academic program which includes math, science, social studies, language arts, Arab culture, and physical education, the school's curriculum also includes a Global Language program that offers, Arabic, Filipino, French, Hindi and Urdu. Other specialized programs offered at ISG Dammam include, Technology, English as an Additional Language (EAL), and after-school activities. Special education services are not provided.
School activities promote the school's philosophy of developing the whole child. Students write for the quarterly school paper, practice leadership in the Student Council, develop effective writing and speaking skills for the annual ISG Dammam "Speak Out" program, show sportsmanship in the Mini Olympics, Sports Day, Intra-Kingdom/Inter-District events, and participate in other school programs.
ISG Dammam - International Division
|Geographic Area:||Dammam, Eastern Saudi Arabia|
|Principal:||Mr. John Rutten|
|Enrollment:||1,350 students (updated 28 Aug, 2016)|
|Number of classroom teachers:||115|
|Levels of education:||Pre-School - Grade 12|
16 Aug - First Day of School for Staff
3 Sept - Teacher Workday: No Students
15 Oct - Teacher Workday: No Students
3 Nov - Teacher Workday: No Students
18 Dec - 5 Jan - Winter Break
9 Feb - Minimum Day Carnival 11 - 3
4 Mar - Teacher Workday: No Students
2 - 13 Apr - Spring Break
4 Jun - Graduation
26 May - Graduation
14 Jun - Last day of School for Students/Minimum Day
2016 - 2017 Tuition/fees
Kindergarten through Grade 5:
Grade 6 - 8:
|High School (Grade 9 - 12):||36,000 SAR|
|Other Fees:|| 3,000 SAR - Initial Registration Fee
250 SAR - Installment Fee
750 SAR - Late Payment Fee
500 SAR - Application Fee
|Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools|
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