Dhahran Ahliyya Schools

Originally an Arabic-medium day school, DAS is now a dual language school moving gradually toward a more international curriculum. It is accredited both by North Central Association Commission on School Accreditation and Improvement (NCA CASI) and also by the Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia. DAS aims to prepare girls and boys to be thinking, caring, healthy individuals who will contribute to sustainable development and thrive on the challenges of the changing world.


Dhahran Ahliyya Schools

Location Category:

Middle East


Saudi Arabia


PO Box 5162
Dammam 31422
Saudi Arabia


1, 901 Students Nursery-12


International, Dual Language Approved by Saudi Arabia Ministry of Education, Candidate for IB PYP


434 faculty members, including 243 third-country nationals, 176 host-country nationals, 14 U.S. citizens, and 1 U.K. citizen

School Year:

August – June

Year Founded:


Average Class Size:

Elementary: 24, Secondary: 23


Basketball, Football, Soccer, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball


Lego Robotics, ISEF

Campus Information:

City (or closest city): Dammam, Location Type: Urban, No of volumes in Library: 80, 000, No of computer labs: 11

Physical Facilities:

Art Room(s): 4, Auditorium(s): 1, Cafeteria(s): 2, Gymnasium(s): 2, Playing field(s): 1, Science lab(s): 4, Tennis court(s): 1, Air Conditioning: Yes