Yanbu International School
(YIS) is an American-accredited school located in the residential area of the coastal city of Yanbu
, Saudi Arabia
and the only one situated on the western side of the country. Accredited by the Middle States Association
, it is part of the International Schools Group, an organization that runs eight schools across Saudi Arabia.
It is directed by the head district and the Board of Trustees in Dhahran
and licensed by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education, YIS is committed to providing a high standard of education to the expatriate community of Yanbu, open to students from Kindergarten to Grade 12. The student body of 338 students is divided into three levels: elementary (grades K-6), middle school (grades 7-8), and high school (grades 9-12).
Yanbu International School was established by the Royal Commission of Yanbu in 1979 and was administered by International School's Services, Inc., Princeton, New Jersey
, U.S.A. In 1988, YIS became a member of Saudi Arabian International Schools, Dhahran District (SAIS-DD) and a part of the International Schools Group in 1998.
The Y.I.S. school cafeteria can hold around 150 students. To incorporate variety, the menu changes everyday, serving students and staff members different foods. In addition, the school is extremely strict for the foods that sell in the cafeteria; the staff members sell delicious and healthy foods for everyone with a lower cost than the original......