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American International School Kuwait is committed to high expectations and high quality learning experiences for every student. AIS is committed to aligning curriculum in core academic subjects across all high schools. Our academic program is grounded in standards-based curriculum, with supported and informed instruction delivered by qualified teachers to ensure that every student graduates prepared for university studies. The AIS graduate will exhibit proficiency in multiple academic subjects. Our educational program is divided into the following academic departments:


Language and Literature: English

    • Common Core State Standards English Language Arts (CCSS)
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programmed (IBDP)

Language and Literature: Arabic

    • Kuwait Ministry of Education
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programmed (IBDP)

Language Acquisition: Arabic (AFL), French

    • ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages)
    • ACTFL Performance Descriptors
    • ACTFL Foreign Language Learning Standards
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programmed (IBDP)

Individuals and Societies

    • College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards
    • Common Core State Standards Literacy in History/Social Studies (CCSS)
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programmed (IBDP)

Science

    • Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
    • Common Core State Standards Literacy in History/Social Studies (CCSS)
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programmed (IBDP)

Math

    • Common Core State Standards Math (CCSS)
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programmed (IBDP)

Arts

    • Core Arts
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programmed (IBDP)

Design

    • Agency in Design
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programmed (IBDP)

Physical Education

    • The Ontario Curriculum Health and Physical Education

Religion/Islamic Studies

    • Kuwait Ministry of Education

Literacy Across the Curriculum

    • Common Core State Standards English Language Arts
    • WIDA English Language Development Standards

Guidance, Advisory

    • International Counseling Standards

Learning with Technology

    • AALA (American Association of School Librarians)
    • Common Sense Media
    • International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards for Students

Arts

Arts in the PYP exemplify learning through inquiry bec

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Design

MYP Design challenges all students to apply practical

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Individuals & Societies

In the PYP, social studies learning guides students to

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Islamic Studies

It is an International Baccalaureate Organization

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Language Acquisition

Language acquisition is the study of a new language in

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Language & Literature - English

Language provides a vehicle for inquiry. In an inquiry

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Language & Literature – Arabic

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Mathematics

The power of mathematics for describing and analysing

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Physical & Health Education

Personal, Social and Physical education at AIS explore

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Science

The Science Department at the American International S

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