Give Your Child a World Class Inquiry-Based American Education At the Best International School in Riyadh, OWIS

What Makes OWIS the Best International American School in Riyadh?

Qualified Teachers

An international school in Riyadh with highly qualified teachers who are experienced in imparting well-designed Inquiry-based American curriculum

Inquiry-based American Curricula

An IB-PYP candidate school- integrated with American curriculum based on NGSS and common core emphasizing on inquiry-based learning

Smart Campus Facilities

An American International School with world-class digital facilities and child-friendly infrastructure which will provide holistic development to students through excellence in academics and beyond.

Career Counseling

Dedicated career counseling programs from world-renowned counselors in multinational school which will prepare students for American and European universities.

What Education does OWIS Riyadh International School Offers?

Our international school in Riyadh offers Inquiry-based American education which prioritizes excellence in academics as well as overall values-based development in a safe environment.

Nursery, K1 & K2


A play-based, inquiry-led co-education inspired by IB Early Years Program and rooted in the Arabic language and culture for Kindergarten education, which lays the foundations to a fruitful learning journey for your child from the very beginning of their school life.

Grade 1 to 5

Primary School*

We are a candidacy school for IB Primary Years Program. We aim at imparting an education that will nurture caring and culturally aware  students who  are active participants in their own learning.

* Co-education

Grade 6 to 10

Middle School

Underpinned by American Common Core and NGSS, the program is aimed to prepare students to be curious learners with a sense of agency, and readies them for higher education. They get to learn  in a modern environment, which allows  them to learn, interpret, and interact with the world around them.

Grade 11 and 12

High School

In our international school in Riyadh, students will have a choice between American Advanced Placements or the IB Diploma Program (pending authorisation), both of which will help them develop academic, social and practical skills for admissions into America and European Universities in future.

Welcome to OWIS International American School Riyadh and Our One World Community of Over 70 Nationalities and Cultures

It is an honour to serve as the founding Principal of One World International School in Riyadh. Welcome to the start of this academic school year.

At OWIS Riyadh school, we believe in educating students to be lifelong learners and well-informed and productive  community members who are active, engaged, and responsible citizens for both the local and global community.

Shannon Pipes

Principal, OWIS Riyadh

About Global Schools Foundation

Global Schools Foundation is a not-for-profit chain of K-12 schools in Southeast Asia. Headquartered in Singapore, the organization was created with the goal of providing affordable, high-quality education to international communities worldwide, GSF was founded in 2002. Nearly two decades later, the foundation’s schools have received more than 450 national and international awards for academic excellence.

We are a member of Global School Foundation


Awards in education excellence


Years legacy in quality teaching and learning


Campuses across Asia and the Middle East


Nationalities of students


IB world toppers and near perfect scorers

What does it feel like to be a part of the OWIS family?

What Does it Feel Like to be a Part of the OWIS Family?

OWIS House System

After School Activities

Digital Ecosystem

Contact Us

Address: Building No 2517, Al Muruj, Olaya St., Maan St., Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Phone: +966 552504149/507219782

We are an IB PYP Candidate School

Admissions Open for Pre-Kg to Grade 5

Register with us to enroll into our play-based, inquiry-led curriculum which lays the foundation to a fruitful co-educational learning journey for your child

Call Us: +966 552504149 | +966 507219782