US Pathway

1 . US Curriculum:

The American or US Curriculum is based on American Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, Math, History & Geography, and Next-Generation Science Standards.

Students are supported by a range of co-curricular activities that ensure they have the opportunity to develop fully as individuals. Personalized instructions are geared towards inquiry-based, hands-on teaching methods, and world class learning strategies.

Each system of education provides unique benefits to learners based on the explicit and implicit goals of the educational framework.

The American system of education focuses on helping students discover the subjects where they excel and make the most of their talents.

The curriculum is designed in a way that prepares students for university and beyond by promoting creativity, critical thinking, and social skills.

All learners will study the core US subjects;

English Language Arts


Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)

History & Geography

2. A Good Choice for my Child:

While each child is unique and has specific needs and learning styles, there may be some common threads that make a curriculum better for your child.

Here are some things to consider when deciding if the American Curriculum might be a good fit:

  • The American Curriculum is a fantastic choice for many students; however, the choice of which school and which curriculum is the best is a very personal one.
  • In general, if your family is coming from the United States or plans to move there in the future, the American Curriculum is a great choice.
  • But even if your family has no plans of living in the United States, the American Curriculum still offers an excellent education framework with record of success in schools around the world

3. The Future of the US Curriculum

Whether students plan to attend a university in the US or are looking for credentials that are accepted around the world, the American Curriculum can be a great choice.

As one of the premier international educational systems, the US Curriculum is accepted at universities around the world, and is easily transferable to other educational institutions.

4. High School Credit Requirements:

ِA minimum of 24 credits are required, including the following:

Course Minimum Required Recommended
English 4 credits 4 credits
Math 4 credits 4 credits
Science 3 credits *4 credits
Global language (total 3 credits)
Arabic 2 credits (0.5/ year x 3 lessons/ week) 2 credits (0.5 x 3 lessons/ week)
Other languages 1 credit 1 credit
Humanities (total 4 credits)
*Islamic Education/ KSA Social Studies 2 credits 2 credits
Social Studies 2 credits 2 credits
Physical Education/ Health 2 credits 2 credits
Arts 1 credit 1 credit
Technology 1 credit 1 credit
Elective 2 credits 3 or more credits
Total 24 credits 26 credits (minimum)
At least 2 AP courses