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List of Top Best IB Schools in Saudi Arabia 2024 Ranking

Checkout list of Top IB Schools in Saudi Arabia 2024 offering International Baccalaureate (IB) programme. Find below the complete list of IB World Schools in Saudi Arabia offering PYP, MYP and IB Diploma (IBDP) Programme of International Baccalaureate (IB) with information on Fees, Admission procedure, Ranking, Rating & Reviews, Curriculum, Facilities, Contact Details and address. This list of Top Best IB Schools in Saudi Arabia covers IB affiliated Schools in Saudi Arabia.

The number of IB Schools in Saudi Arabia is growing exponentially. One of the reasons for the growth in International schools have been the perception that they encourage creativity and free thinking, both important characteristics for the success in a globalized world.

Click on the name of the IB school for information on Admission, Fees, Curriculum, School Contact Details, Ranking, Reviews and Ratings of Best International Baccalaureate Schools in Saudi Arabia. List contains both National and International IB Schools in Saudi Arabia covering list of Daycare, Playschool/Pre School/Pre Primary, Primary, Secondary and Senior Secondary Schools and K12 Schools. The below list of IB world schools in Saudi Arabia covers Girls Schools , Boys Schools and Co-ed schools providing Day or Boarding/Residential schools in Saudi Arabia.

Use search filters to find Schools based on School Type (Coeducational or Boys or Girls), School Curriculum, School Level, School Boarding Type (Day, Day-cum-Boarding School or Boarding/Residential School).

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King Abdulaziz School, Medina

Medina, Madinah Province, Saudi Arabia
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Coed School
IB School
Day School

King Abdulaziz School, Medina is a Coed Day School with classes from false to false located in Medina.

The school has classes from false to false and follows curriculum prescribed by International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum.

Jeddah Knowledge International school, Jeddah

As Salamah, Jeddah, Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
Nursery - XII
Coed School
IB School
Day School

Jeddah Knowledge International school, Jeddah is a Coed Day School with classes from Nursery to XII located in Jeddah.

The school has classes from Pre Primary School (Pre School) to Senior Secondary School (XI-XII) and follows curriculum prescribed by International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum.

The KAUST School, Thuwal, Jeddah

Thuwal, Jeddah, Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
KG 1 - XII
Coed School
IB School
Day School

The KAUST School, Thuwal, Jeddah is a Coed Day School with classes from KG 1 to XII located in Jeddah.

The school has classes from Pre Primary School (Pre School) to Senior Secondary School (XI-XII) and follows curriculum prescribed by International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum.

Advanced Learning Schools, Riyadh

An Nakheel, Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
KG - XII
Coed School
IB, Arabic Curriculum School
Day School

Advanced Learning Schools, Riyadh is a Coed Day School with classes from KG to XII located in Riyadh.

The school has classes from Pre Primary School (Pre School) to Senior Secondary School (XI-XII) and follows curriculum prescribed by International Baccalaureate (IB), Arabic Curriculum (Arabic Curriculum) curriculum.

King Faisal School, Riyadh

Al Safarat, Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
I - XII
Boys School
IB School
Day School

King Faisal School, Riyadh is a Boys Day School with classes from I to XII located in Riyadh.

The school has classes from Primary School (I-V) to Senior Secondary School (XI-XII) and follows curriculum prescribed by International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum.

King Faisal School Girls, Riyadh

Al Safarat, Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
I - XII
Girls School
IB School
Day School

King Faisal School Girls, Riyadh is a Girls Day School with classes from I to XII located in Riyadh.

The school has classes from Primary School (I-V) to Senior Secondary School (XI-XII) and follows curriculum prescribed by International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum.

Alfaris International School, Riyadh

Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
KG 1 - XII
Coed School
IB School
Day School

Alfaris International School, Riyadh is a Coed Day School with classes from KG 1 to XII located in Riyadh.

The school has classes from Pre Primary School (Pre School) to Senior Secondary School (XI-XII) and follows curriculum prescribed by International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum.

About the IB's programmes

International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), is an international educational foundation headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The International Baccalaureate (IB) offers a continuum of international education.In order to teach IB programmes, schools must be authorized. Every school authorized to offer IB programmes is known as an IB World School. IB offers four educational programmes

Programme
Age Range
Primary Years Programme
3-12 Years
Middle Years Programme
11-16 Years
Diploma Programme
16-19 Years
Career-related Programme
16-19 Years

Know more about IB Programs or IB DP Curriculum including Subjects in each group and the Core elements.

Primary Years Programme (PYP)

The International Baccalaureate® (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) was introduced in 1997. The PYP is open to any student aged 3 to 12.

Middle Years Programme (MYP)

The Middle Years Programme (MYP) was adopted by the IB in 1994. The MYP is a five-year programme and is open to any student aged 11 to 16. Students who complete the MYP are well-prepared to undertake the IB Diploma Programme (DP) or Career-related Programme (CP).

Diploma Programme (DP)

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) is for students aged 16-19. The Diploma Programme (DP) curriculum is made up of six subject groups and the DP core, comprising theory of knowledge (TOK), creativity, activity, service (CAS) and the extended essay.

IB Programme - Age Requirement and Grade Placement

Refer to below table for Age and Grade Mapping with various IB Programmes. As different school systems use different names for grades, years and levels, we have created this table to make it easier for parents to compare their current school grade/year with IB Programme and grade.

Age of Child
IB Programme
Grade
3
Primary Years Programme (PYP)
EYC 1
4
Primary Years Programme (PYP)
EYC 2
5
Primary Years Programme (PYP)
EYC 3
6
Primary Years Programme (PYP)
Grade 1
7
Primary Years Programme (PYP)
Grade 2
8
Primary Years Programme (PYP)
Grade 3
9
Primary Years Programme (PYP)
Grade 4
10
Primary Years Programme (PYP)
Grade 5
11
Middle Years Programme (MYP)
Grade 6
12
Middle Years Programme (MYP)
Grade 7
13
Middle Years Programme (MYP)
Grade 8
14
Middle Years Programme (MYP)
Grade 9
15
Middle Years Programme (MYP)
Grade 10
16
Diploma Programme (DP)
Grade 11
17
Diploma Programme (DP)
Grade 12

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How many IB schools are there in Saudi Arabia?

School authorised by the International Baccalaureate Organisation to offer IB curriculum (PYP, MYP, DP) are known as IB Schools. Currently there are around 10 IB Schools in Saudi Arabia.

Which is the best IB school in Saudi Arabia?

Explore List of IB Schools in Saudi Arabia offering IB Curriculum including PYP, MYP or DP.

What is IB system of education?

International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), is an international educational foundation headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.IB offers four programmes. DP Program for Class XI and XII. Middle Years Programme (MYP) for class 8th to 10th and the Primary Years Programme (PYP) for Kindergarten to Class 7th. Know more about IB Programs or IB DP Curriculum including Subjects in each group and the Core elements.

What is the meaning of IB schools?

IB is the acronym for the International Baccalaureate, an internationally recognised course. Know more about IB Programs or IB DP Curriculum including Subjects in each group and the Core elements.

What is the age range for Primary Years Programme (PYP) in schools of Saudi Arabia?

IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) is offered to students aged 3 to 12.

What is the age range for Middle Years Programme (MYP) in schools of Saudi Arabia?

IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) is offered to students aged 11 to 16.

What is the age range for Diploma Programme (DP) in schools of Saudi Arabia?

IB Diploma Programme (DP) is offered to students aged 16 to 19.

What does International Baccalaureate (IB) school mean?

International Baccalaureate (IB) school or IB School is a school recognised by the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) to offer IB curriculum (PYP, MYP, DP) are known as IB Schools.

Is IB DP Recognised in Saudi Arabia?

The IB DP is recognised among leading universities across the world.

Is IB board better than CBSE?

Each board has its on advantages and disadvantages, if you are planning to study in Europe or USA colleges than IB board has slight advantage over CBSE. IB board is more aligned to the curriculum of American and European colleges.

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