Stage 1 (Dhahran Elementary/Middle School): Submitting the Application Form and Supporting Documents

Listed below are the documents you must submit as part of your application for admissions. ISG’s deadline for the submission of complete applications is March 1st. After this date, applications can be submitted and will be vetted through a rolling admissions process. To ensure the application is vetted during the first review period, you must submit by March 1st.


Application Portal:
Create an account (one per family) to start the application process. The site will be used to submit an application, upload documents and check on the status of each application you submit, no more multiple emails. You will have 2 options - An Inquiry, simply expresses an interest to which you will receive feedback as to available space in the school. An Application, this begins the process to apply for an available seat at the school.
Start an application here.


Application Fee: A non-­refundable application fee of 500 SR per student with your application is required. This fee will be used to review your child’s application and to defray the cost of any further assessments and interviews that may need to be conducted. Fees must be paid by wire transfer. 

2017-2018 Tuition Fees Information


Copies of any Standardized Test Results in English: Include the latest copies of standardized test scores, such as Measures of Academic Performance (MAP), state or regional assessments, International Schools Assessment (ISA), etc.


Report Cards/Grade Reports/Transcripts: Include two to three years of information, including any partial year records. School records must be translated into English and then authenticated. Those coming from an in­ Kingdom school must have documents attested by the Foreign Education Department within the area the school is located.


Parent Questionnaire Form: Please submit the parent questionnaire if required by the school.


Student Questionnaire Form: Please submit the student questionnaire if required by the school.


Teacher Recommendation Form(s): Teacher recommendation forms will be requested by the school if required.
For Elementary School candidates, a recommendation from the current classroom teacher is preferred - Teacher Confidential Recommendation Form. 
For Middle School students, please submit recommendation forms from the student’s current Math and English teachers - 
English Form | Math Form.


Resource/Special Education Teacher Recommendation Form: If applicable, detailed information of additional educational or emotional support that your child has received must be provided on all forms. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Copies of all diagnostic test reports and results, such as an individualized education program (IEP) or a learning support profile
  • Medical information related to your child's learning
  • Notes on speech therapy and other therapeutic support
  • Recommendations from specialists for future support

Without this complete set of information the school cannot make the appropriate educational choices for your child, which will provide an environment in which your child will flourish. ISG's goal is to provide a program that is an optimal match between your child's individual educational needs and the support services available at the school. ISG school programs, in compliance with the administration of school policy, are not designed to meet the instructional needs of students with complex learning, language or emotional/behavioral difficulties.


Submitting instructions: All documents uploaded must be saved in PDF format. For passport pages and digital passport ­sized photos, we accept only JPEG files. Be sure to review each form for completeness and for required signatures.

Timeline: Families are advised to apply by March 1 due to limited space.

  • The first deadline for admissions applications is March 1. These applications will receive first priority in consideration for placement.
  • The review period for these applications is from March 1 to April 30. This is the Decision Window.

Important Contact Information

Dhahran Elementary/Middle School
School Secretary, Dhahran Elementary/Middle School
P.O. Box 31677, Al Khobar 31952
Phone: +966 13 330 0555


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International Schools Group (ISG)
P. O. Box 31677
Al-Khobar 31952
Saudi Arabia

Phone: +966-13-330-0555

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