Riyadh Schools Hittin

Nurturing Excellence and Cultural Heritage
Providing high-quality education rooted in Saudi cultural values

Message from the School Director

Riyadh Schools Hittin offers a progressive international program, where a holistic educational model is fully integrated with Saudi culture. We will provide a comprehensive and modern curriculum, where 21st century skills are taught and Art, modern languages, sports, and music are offered. We passionately believe in the potential of every child, and will support the actualization of their potential, whilst also collaborating closely with families to ensure each student thrives academically and emotionally in a safe environment where the principles of care and protection predominate. High-quality learning experiences are the cornerstone of our school. We set high academic standards within attainable expectations, and we support students of all abilities to excel across a broad curriculum, including in Arabic, the National Subjects, English, Math’s, and Science. Our aim is to develop independent thinkers who are excellent communicators, can problem-solve, and meet any challenge. We emphasize creativity and innovation, nurturing the thinkers and leaders of tomorrow. At Riyadh Schools Hittin, we are dedicated to promoting global awareness, lifelong learning, social and emotional development, and sustainable practices. These core principles ensure our students become academically proficient in addition to being responsible and innovative global citizens. We look forward to partnering with you to achieve these goals.

Najoud bint Saleh Alharthy

Educational levels KG – Grade 8

In the international stream, Riyadh Schools for boys and girls adopts the international schools’ curriculums in addition to national subjects (Arabic Language, Islamic Education, Social Studies) from grades 1-8. In addition to that, Riyadh Schools also adopts the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and English Language and math curriculums according to California Core Standards. Riyadh Schools also applies the 21st century skills rubrics as these are common skills that will be needed for the future labor market.

Students’ wellbeing

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practices, which are aligned to the recommendations and standards, also including the International Task Force on Child Protection. We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. All appointments are subject to multiple interviews, identity checks, criminal record checks, qualification verification and successful references plus other processes to ensure compliance.


Parents must complete the following procedures for their children to be accepted into schools:

  • Step 1. Fill out the online application on Riyadh Schools website.
  • Step 2: Student takes Admission Tests at the Parent Center.
  • Step 3: Students are interviewed by an academic representative.
  • Step 4: Parents Receive message with the results:
    • Accepted into the school, please pay tuition.
    • Accepted, however they have been placed on a waiting list until a place is available.
    • Your child has been conditionally accepted into the school, and you need to sign a waiver.
    • It is difficult to offer the child a place this year and they are welcome to take the Admissions Selection Test in one year’s time.


Grade Level American Program Note
Kindergarten (1-3) 33,350 SAR Discount 10% for siblings
Elementary school (1-5) 45,425 SAR
Intermediate school (6-8) 48,300 SAR

For more information, please contact:

  • Mobile: 0537777649
  • Telephone: 011-4028411 Ext: 3174, 1024


Riyadh Schools' newest branch is situated in the Hittin district, north of Riyadh. This carefully chosen location offers easy access for families thanks to its proximity to major roads including King Fahad Road, Prince Turki Alawal bin Abdulaziz Road, and the Northern Ring Road. The school's convenient location is nestled within a new and upscale residential area, and just 15 minutes from the Diplomatic Quarter and a convenient 20-minute drive from King Khalid International Airport.

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If your desired grade or class is full, your child will be placed on a waitlist. You'll be notified if a spot opens up.

We'll notify you via email or text message within a week after the admission test.

The admissions process includes assessments in core subjects like Math, English, and Arabic. Additionally, an interview with your child and potentially one with you may be required.

Yes, we host an annual orientation session for all new students and their families in August. The session provides valuable information about school policies, expectations, curriculum, and resources.

Riyadh Schools - Hittin offers classes from Kindergarten to Grade 8. Specific age requirements for each grade level can be found on our website or by contacting the admissions office.

Both English and Arabic proficiency are required for admission. Your child will need to demonstrate their skills through the admissions test.

Yes, parents/guardians will be required to sign an acceptance of responsibility and student conduct contract at the beginning of the academic year.

School starts at 7:00 am for all grades. However, dismissal times vary depending on the grade level. The specific schedule will be communicated to you at the beginning of the year.

Our classes typically have between 18-20 students, allowing for personalized attention from teachers.

Yes, all students are required to wear a school uniform. Information about the uniform and where to purchase it will be provided upon enrollment.

Riyadh Schools - Hittin follows the American Common Core standards, providing a rigorous and internationally recognized curriculum.

The devices used vary by grade level:

  • Elementary students: iPads
  • Middle & High School students: Laptops

It is important to note that parents are responsible for providing these devices for their children.

Our staff come from various countries around the world. All staff are experienced in American and International programs and hold child protection certificates.

Yes, we have a comprehensive reading program that utilizes various resources such as:

  • Raz-Kids (online reading program)
  • IRead Arabic (Arabic language reading program)

Yes, students can choose from a variety of elective courses, including:

  • Music
  • Languages (additional languages beyond English and Arabic)
  • Sports

Yes, school visits will be available starting at the end of July 2024. Please contact the admissions office to schedule a visit.

School expectations will be shared with students and parents upon enrollment and by the School Principal during various communications throughout the year.