We are an IB PYP Candidate School

Admissions Open for Pre-KG To Grade 4

(Grade 5 from AY 2023-24)

Register with us to enrol into our play-based, inquiry-led curriculum based on the IB PYP Early Years Program, which lays the foundation to a fruitful co-educational learning journey for your child

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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?

OWIS Teachers


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

OWIS Curricula

Inquiry-based American Curricula

Two high quality curricula offerings; an American education based on a unique combination of Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards; and an IB PYP education.

OWIS Facilities

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.

OWIS University placements

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.

boys school
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.

girls school
Grade 6 to 10

Middle School (Girls)

Girls will study a curriculum that offers American Common Core and NGSS, in an all-female set up. They get to learn  in a modern environment, which allows  them to learn, interpret, and interact with the world around them.

diploma programmes
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.

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Shannon Pipes
Principal, OWIS Riyadh

Who We Are?

OWIS is part of the prestigious Global Schools Foundation, a Singapore-headquartered, not-for-profit organization, that educates students of over 70 nationalities. The GSF model aligns with high standards for teaching and learning. In fact, the GSF has earned more than 350 awards in education excellence since 2002. As a member of the GSF, we pride ourselves on being a leader in international education.

active students
not for profit
Not-for-profit international school
lifelong learners
Nurturing lifelong learners
Teaching students from 70+ nationalities
nationality cap
School-wide 30% nationality cap

The Most Awarded School Foundation

Our pursuit of excellence and our embrace of best practices within the industry has been recognized all over the world, with the Foundation winning awards in innovation, best practices in education and business excellence from various reputable organizations.

Awards and counting
APQO awardgolden peacock awardsenterprise singapore awardsimc awards

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

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

Contact Us

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