Philosophy and values

      The KAUST School Mission

      The KAUST School mission is: to provide an exceptional International Baccalaureate education that empowers students to be resourceful and responsible global citizens.

      We will achieve our mission by providing opportunities for all learners to develop the attributes of the IB learner profile.

      • INQUIRERS     
      • KNOWLEDGEABLE     
      • THINKERS     
      • COMMUNICATORS     
      • PRINCIPLED     
      • OPEN-MINDED     
      • RISK-TAKERS     
      • CARING     
      • BALANCED     



      We are committed to stimulate inspiration and celebrate those with the ability to inspire others.


      We are an institution committed to upholding the highest standards of moral, ethical, and professional conduct.


      We are determined to develop each student so that s/he reaches her/his full potential.


      The School’s vision is to become a beacon school in the region:

      • Ensuring each student reaches his or her potential.
      • Establishing personalized programming.
      • Reaching stature and recognition as a world class international school.
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