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The KAUST School, Thuwal, Jeddah (TKS)

School is up to Senior Secondary School (XI-XII) and affiliated to International Baccalaureate (IB). The School is a Coed Day School, with classes from KG 1 to XII. It is an English Medium school.

KG 1 - XII


Private School


Coed - Day School

Gender - Boarding



The KAUST School, Thuwal

About School

Know about The KAUST School, Thuwal, Jeddah: Board & Curriculum, Admission Procedure, Fees & Fee Structure, Contact Details, Facilities and Ranking, Rating and Reviews.

The KAUST School, Thuwal Jeddah, is a Senior Secondary School (XI-XII), affiliated to International Baccalaureate (IB). The School is a Coed Day School, with classes from KG 1 to XII. It is an English Medium school. The school is located in Thuwal area of Jeddah, Makkah Province. The KAUST School, Thuwal was established in . It is a Private School . The school is member of New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Council of International Schools CIS.

Basic facts about The KAUST School, Thuwal:
Year Established


School Type

Private School




Day School


Class KG 1 - Class XII

Student / Teacher Ratio


Admission Period

throughout the year

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
School Level
Pre Primary School (Pre School) - Senior Secondary School (XI-XII)

The KAUST School Thuwal is a Coed Day School, which serves the educational needs of over 1962 students from KG 1 through XII. The classes in The KAUST School for every academic year begins in September and ends in May.

The KAUST School (TKS) has two campuses: one for our Kindergarten and another for Elementary and Secondary Schools both located in proximity. 

School serves the multi-cultural University community who come from around 75 nations.

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Address & Contact Information

School Address

4700 KAUST Thuwal, Western Province 23955-6900 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

School Chairman & Principal

  • Principal: Dr. Michelle Remington

School Contact Person

Phone Number


Email Address

schools@thekaustschool.org, schooladmissions@kaust.edu.sa

School Website


Admission Details

Academic Year

September to May

Admission Period

throughout the year

Admission Contact Details

Admission Counsellor

Phone: 966128086464
Email: schooladmissions@kaust.edu.sa

Admission Head
Dr. Leigh Martin

Phone: 966128086248
Email: admissions@thekaustschool.org

Admission Procedure and Important Dates

The School has students enrolled from KG 1 to XII. Find below the admission schedule, procedure, contact details, documents required and instructions for parents for The KAUST School, Thuwal, Jeddah admission.

In this section, we will answer the common questions like What is the admission process like and what are the key dates? Is there any admission test? Will School also hold an interview or an interaction? What is the age criterion for admission to The KAUST School, Thuwal Jeddah for the upcoming academic year?

TKS admits students throughout the year, preferably by the end of March. For your child to be eligible for admission and continued enrollment at TKS, they must: Be a resident of the KAUST community

TKS uses a cut-off date of by August 31 of the academic year for which admission is sought

  • 3 years of age – K1
  • 4 years of age – K2
  • 5 years of age – K3

Fees Details

The KAUST School, Thuwal Fees: Fee Structure & Details

Refer below for The KAUST School, Thuwal Jeddah fee structure and current fees.

You can also call the school's Admission Counsellors for more details.

Admissions fees
Secondary School (G 6-12)
Elementary School (G  1-5)
KG (K 2-3)
KG (K1)

Infrastructure & Facilities

The The KAUST School, Thuwal campus is spread over acres of land in Thuwal area of Jeddah, Makkah Province. The School is a K-12 Day School. The School's infrastructure includes but is not limited to:

Sports Facilities(8/42)

  • Aerobics
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Covered Play Area
  • Cricket
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnasium
  • Handball
  • Hockey
  • Horse Riding
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Judo
  • Kabaddi
  • Karate
  • Kho Kho
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Netball
  • Play Area
  • Rugby
  • Shooting
  • Skating
  • Soccer
  • Splash Pool
  • Sand Pit
  • Sailing
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Rowing
  • Table Tennis
  • Taekwando
  • Tennis
  • Throwball
  • Volleyball
  • Yoga
  • Lacrosse

Education Facilities(1/6)

  • Library
  • Digital Library
  • Career Counseling
  • Counseling
  • Student Exchange Programs
  • Test Center

Classroom Facilities(0/5)

  • AC Classrooms
  • AV Classrooms
  • Lockers
  • Air Purifiers
  • Air Filter AC Classrooms

Visual and Performing Arts Facilities(2/4)

  • Art
  • Dance
  • Dramatics
  • Music

Laboratories Facilities(3/6)

  • Laboratories
  • Language Labs
  • Maths Labs
  • Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL)
  • Computer Labs
  • Robotics Labs

Transport Facilities(0/2)

  • Transport Facility
  • AC Buses

Boarding Facilities(0/2)

  • Hostel
  • AC Hostels

Accessibility Facilities(0/4)

  • Accessible Parking
  • Ramped or Level Entrances
  • Accessible Washrooms
  • Braille and Large Print Room Numbers

Digital Facilities(1/4)

  • AV Facilities
  • Interactive Boards
  • School App
  • Wi-Fi

Food and Catering Facilities(0/3)

  • Canteen
  • Meal Served
  • Kitchen & Dining Hall

Safety and Security Facilities(0/11)

  • CCTV
  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Security Guards
  • Boundary Wall
  • Fenced Boundary Wall
  • Speedometer In Bus
  • GPS In Bus
  • CCTV In Bus
  • Fire Extinguisher In Bus
  • School Bus Tracking App

Medical Facility Facilities(0/7)

  • Medical Facility
  • Medical Room or Clinic
  • Resident Doctor
  • Medical Staff
  • Isolation Room
  • ICU
  • Dedicated Ambulance

Other Infra Facilities(0/7)

  • Kids Play Area
  • Activity Center
  • Toy Room
  • Amphitheatre
  • Auditorium
  • Day Care
  • Lego Room

Extra-Curricular Activities

School Clubs and Societies

The School has organisations/Clubs/Societies that organize various activities to develop the skills and extract the best out of every child. These scholastic and co scholastic clubs are a great way to explore the interest of any student or even develop new ones. [object Object]

  • Model United Nations
  • Robotics
  • Quiz
  • Chess

Academic Programs

Number of Students


Number of Teachers


Students to Teachers Ratio


School Timings and Vacations

What are the school timings?

The school works in Shift 1 (Morning).

Language of Instruction

  • English
What is the typical school vacation schedule?
The School holidays are from
School Senior Secondary Streams

    School Level & Classes

    Which grades will you have in the new session?

    The KAUST School, Thuwal is a Pre Primary School (Pre School) to Senior Secondary School (XI-XII) for both boys and girls and has following grades/levels

    Pre Primary School (Pre School)KG 1KG 2KG
    Senior Secondary School (XI-XII)XIXII
    Secondary School (IX-X)IXX
    Middle School (VI-VIII)VIVIIVIII
    Primary School (I-V)IIIIIIIVV

    Academics Programme and Curriculum Structure

    The Academic session at The KAUST School, Thuwal starts from September to May. The School provides education to students from KG 1 to XII.

    The KAUST School, Thuwal is a Coed English medium Day School which offers the International curriculum IB, from KG 1 to XII.

    Academic Affiliations

    The KAUST School, Thuwal is authorised to offer the following

    IB International Board Schools - MYP, PYP, IBDP
    International Baccalaureate (IB)

    The International Baccalaureate (IB) (International Baccalaureate Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland) offers 4 programs for students randing from age 3 to 19. The Primary Years Programme (PYP) is for students of age 3 to 12 students. Middle Years Programme is for students aged 11 to 16 and Diploma Programme (DP) for students ages 16 to 19. The KAUST School, Thuwal, Jeddah is affiliated to International Baccalaureate (IB). Every School authorized to offer the IB programmes is known as an IB World School.

    The school is affiliated to IB since Invalid date with IB affiliation number 006139.

    The Schools offers following IB programs

    • PYP
    • DP
    • MYP

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    Curriculum offered in The KAUST School, Thuwal by Class

    In this section, we will answer What board of education does The KAUST School, Thuwal intend to follow over the years?

    Level - Class/Grade
    Pre Primary School (Pre School)
    • School follows IB PYP Curriculum in Pre Primary level classes. IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) is designed to cater to students till Grade/Class 5. Know more about PYP.

    Senior Secondary School (XI-XII)
    • School follows IB DP Curriculum in Senior Secondary level classes, IB Diploma Programme (DP) caters to students from Class /Grade XI & XII. Know more about IB DP.
    Secondary School (IX-X)
    • School follows IB MYP Curriculum in Secondary level classes, IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) also caters to students of Class /Grade 9th & 10th. As per the Agreement signed between International Baccalaureate (IB) and the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) in January 2013, compeletion of IB MYP program will be consdidered equivalent to any other Class 10th board examination in India. Students can get continue their education with any school or board after compelting the IB MYP. Know more about MYP.
    Middle School (VI-VIII)
    • School follows IB MYP Curriculum in Middle level classes, IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) caters to students from Class /Grade 6 to 8. Know more about MYP.
    Primary School (I-V)
    • Upto Class V, School follows IB PYP Curriculum. IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) caters to students from Class /Grade 1 to 5. Know More about IB PYP

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    The KAUST School, Thuwal is affiliated to which board?

    The KAUST School, Thuwal, Jeddah is affiliated to the International Baccalaureate (IB).

    What is the process of getting admission into The KAUST School, Thuwal, Jeddah?

    The The KAUST School, Thuwal, Jeddah has students enrolled from KG 1 to XII. Refer to Admission Section for information on admission process, schedule and key dates.

    Is this school a co-educational school?

    Yes The The KAUST School, Thuwal, Jeddah is a Coed school.

    What is the curriculum offered at The KAUST School, Thuwal, Jeddah?

    The KAUST School, Thuwal, Jeddah offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) at various levels of education.

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    Does The KAUST School, Thuwal offer Hostel facility to students?

    No, The school does not have any boarding/hostel facilities to students. The School is Day School.