Al Oruba International School

Saudi Arabia

Location: Saudi Arabia
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed

About Al Oruba International School

 Al Oruba is an international school in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The school’s motto is ‘today’s learners, tomorrow’s leaders’. The school was founded in 1998 by Prince Abdulla Bin Mosaad Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud and Mrs. Tomader M. Ayad, and provides an education based on an American diploma system. The school teaches students between the ages of 4-19, and there are approximately 2,900 students on the school roll. In 2014, school ownership was transferred to ATAA Educational Company. There are a wide range of extra-curricular events organised through the school’s Media Centre and Student’s Union, including a Spelling Bee and Eco Week. Past international excursions include to locations such as Turkey, France, and Tunisia. Facilities include I.T labs, Phonic lab, Computer labs, and a Sports Centre. Many teachers at O.I.S are qualified to conduct lessons of SAT I and SAT II subjects, and hail from nations across the globe.

Head of School

Tomader Ayad

Values and vision

Al Oruba’s vision is to be a leading learning community where all students grow to their best potential in a safe and positive environment. An inclusive atmosphere within the school helps students and staff alike to celebrate their diversity in a unified environment vital for a successful educational experience. 

The enhancement of students knowledge and skills is fostered by the implementation of skill- based curricula across subjects. The development of this curricula has been undertaken by teaching staff who have documented teaching and assessment strategies that reinforce students’ learning capacities.


Address: Ahmed Bin Roshed Street, Fasil Bin Fahd Road, Nr King Fahed Cultural Center, Al Rafeeah Zone Riyadh 23661, Riyadh 11553, Saudi Arabia
Telephone: +966 415 3264