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Al Hussan International Academy

Al Hussan International Academy

PO Box 297, Dammam, 31411, Saudi Arabia

+966 13 858 0500



Al Hussan International Academy
School type Co-educational Day
Founded 1998
Status Private
School Head Dr. Burhan Mazahreh
Language of Instruction English
Co-ed Age Range 3-18 years
Authorised IB Programmes IBDP
Diploma Coordinator Ms. Samar Deshmukh
Associations IB

Al-Hussan International Academy (HIA) is a private English language day school with 1533 students, situated in a new modern premises in the city of Al-Khobar. This large campus houses students from K-12 with state-of-the-art facilities, including modern classrooms, libraries, E-library, learning nooks, swimming pool, exhibition spaces and laboratories. The school provides the environment and the experiences which promote the moral, social and intellectual development of all its pupils. Every child is cherished and receives support and encouragement within a strong, caring community. The school offers a well-rounded education through its provision of different programmes of instruction for students from K to Grade 12. We acknowledge that every child is born with unique potential, and we seek to develop each child’s creativity, expand their horizons and prepare them to be responsible global citizens and leaders.

English is the language of instruction, with Arabic, French or Urdu offered as a second language and as a foreign language for non-native speakers. Islamic classes are offered to all students from KG to Grade 12. HIA strives to continually improve the quality of education it provides. We are accredited by COGNIA and by Council of International schools (CIS). High School students are offered to sit for IGCSE, EDEXCEL or O Level exams in Grade 10 and to elect one of the two programs: British Program (A Level) or the IBDP in Grade 11 & 12.

Courses on offer in the IB Diploma Programme are: English Literature, Arabic B, Arabic ab-initio, French B, French ab-initio, Business Management, Economics, Psychology, Biology, ITGS, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Math Analysis and Approaches (AA), Mathematics Applications and Interpretation (AI) and Visual Arts.

Our Vision

Leaders of Excellence in International Education

Our Mission

Al Hussan International School provides high quality education through a safe, stimulating, and multicultural environment to prepare leaders for a global society.

Our Beliefs

At HIA, we believe:

1. all students can learn and realize their full potential.

2. a safe and stimulating environment promotes quality education.

3. in respecting cultural and individual differences.

4. all stakeholders share the responsibility for advancing our mission.

5. in preparing students to pursue further educational goals.

6. commitment to continuous improvement is imperative.

At HIA, we believe in preparing students to become well rounded young people, ready to meet the challenges in an ever-changing world. This is done through our challenging programs of study and with the help of an experienced and extensively trained team of teachers. Our student body is very active and striving to make a difference in their community. Our graduates are joining universities across the world, mostly in the Middle East, Far East, Canada, Europe and USA. We are proud of our HIA family and we invite you to visit us and experience our loving and nurturing family ambiance.