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Experience World-Class Education with One World International School in Saudi Arabia

Early Childhood Programme to Middle Grades learning in an inclusive and progressive learning environment.
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Unique Learning Spaces Ensuring Holistic Growth


Admissions Open for pre-KG to Grade 8


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Experience World-Class Education with One World International School in Saudi Arabia

Early Childhood Programme to Middle Grades learning in an inclusive and progressive learning environment.
Register Now

Unique Learning
Spaces Ensuring
Holistic Growth


Admissions Open for Pre-KG to Grade 8


Apple Powered School Offering Responsible Digital Citizenship


Know More

Leading International School in Saudi Arabia

We offer a unique educational framework that embraces diversity and cultivates a sense of belonging within our multicultural community. Your child becomes an integral part of this community, where they learn the importance of collaboration, taking ownership of their learning journey and making meaningful contributions to society.

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Why Choose One World International School in Saudi Arabia

At OWIS, we offer a vibrant and nurturing environment that enables students to thrive academically, emotionally, and socially. We go beyond traditional academic instruction, emphasizing the importance of character building, critical thinking, and global citizenship. Through a comprehensive American curriculum that blends international best practices with local values, we equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an increasingly interconnected world.

Our goals and visions are aligned with Saudi Arabia’s education reforms, aiming to enhance the quality of education and promote a culture of continuous learning. Our school in Saudi Arabia plays a vital role in shaping the future of education, ensuring that students receive a well-rounded education that prepares them for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.

What makes OWIS the best school in Saudi Arabia?

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

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.

Preschool students engaged in an art activity

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.


Holistic educational approach

The well-rounded educational approach in our Primary school in Saudi Arabia combines academic excellence with character development, creative expression, and physical well-being. We empower students to become lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and compassionate individuals ready to contribute positively to society.

Qualified and experienced teachers

Our team of dedicated and highly qualified teachers are the cornerstone of our success. With extensive experience and a passion for teaching, they create engaging and dynamic learning environments that inspire students to develop exponentially.

Qualified and experienced teachers conducting a lesson in a kindergarten classroom
Engaging classroom environment with interactive learning spaces.

Interactive learning spaces

We understand the importance of creating interactive and stimulating learning environments at our Kindergarten and Primary school in Saudi Arabia. Our state-of-the-art facilities and modern classrooms are designed to foster creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking.

Our Academic Framework at One World International School in Saudi Arabia

Nursery, K1 & K2


Grade 1 to 5

Primary School

Grades 6 to 8 from AY 2024-25

Middle School

Grade 11 and 12

High School


Admission at Our International School
in Saudi Arabia

At OWIS, we have streamlined our admission process to ensure a seamless and hassle-free experience for parents and students. From the moment you express interest in joining our school community, our dedicated school admissions team will guide you through every step, providing personalized support and answering all your queries. We believe in transparency, and our admission criteria are clearly communicated, allowing you to make an informed decision. With our efficient online application system and prompt communication, you can expect a smooth journey from initial inquiry to enrollment, ensuring that your child’s transition into our international school in Saudi Arabia is as seamless as possible.

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

OWIS House System

After School Activities

Digital Ecosystem


Campus World Wide






Active Students

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

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.


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

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    Uzra Mohsin

    Mother of Inayah Grade 4 and Syed Grade 1

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    Sara Alabdali and Majid Alayoubi

    Parents of Ibrahim Grade 4 and Lara Grade 5

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    Amirah Almashjari

    Mother of Naif Grade 4 Faris Grade 2

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    Mona Tawfik

    Mother of Clara Grade 1 and Adam PreKG

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

We love the learning system that OWIS introduced. Having our children grow and learn in such a rich and diverse environment helps them develop their horizons and characters while being excellent young learners.

Fahad and Amirah

Parents of Faris and Naif

I must say it’s one of the best schools I have witnessed where the Principal is waiting outside for kids to welcome every single day. From day one my son is super happy and excited and speaks very high of all the teachers. He started showing interest towards learning Arabic and French and loves the overall environment of the school.

Muhammad Zulaym

Grade 3

We see great improvement in our daughter since we enrolled her. She is now becoming more imaginative, curious, sociable, friendly and confident. The learning experience is beyond our expectations. We really appreciate the teachers who give individual attention and encourage students.We are very happy about how the school updates daily activities with us.

Mr and Mrs Ahmar Saeed

(Parents of Aaira Ahmar Saeed) Grade 1

It’s a really great school, with lovely teachers and staff, they have new ways of learning that are really interesting and effective. I love the energy of the school and the way everyone is welcomed there


Grade 4

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