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In a setting that is rich in history and tradition, King's Academy offers a comprehensive college-preparatory education through a challenging curriculum in the arts and sciences, an integrated co-curricular program of athletics, activities, and community service, and a nurturing residential environment. Our students learn to be independent, creative, and responsible thinkers within an ethical community that encourages young men and women of diverse backgrounds and beliefs to excel, to cherish one another, and to prepare for leadership.
P.O. Box 9, 100 King's HighwayMadaba-Manja, Jordan
+962 6 430 0230
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Fax:+962 6 430 0259
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Posted on February 6, 2017
A recently established scholarship fund by King’s Academy board member Ali Kolaghassi and his wife Lama will provide a graduate of King’s Academy with a full undergraduate scholarship at George Washington University (GW), Kolaghassi’s alma mater.
Posted on January 25, 2017
This month, four students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are volunteering their time as teachers with Fikra 3al Mashi, the award-winning community outreach initiative established by King’s Academy students.
Summary: King's Academy offers a traditional American high school experience with an emphasis on academic excellence through Advanced Placement courses. The English-based curriculum is idealistic and rigorous, emphasizing the liberal arts and encompassing eight academic departments. Arabic language instruction is required for all students.
Department Director: Mazen Jarrar
Average Class Size: 15
Full Time Teachers: 98
Teachers Holding Advanced Degrees: 50.00%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 6/1
Summer Programs Offered: Offered
Academic Schedule: Semester
Number of AP Courses Offered: 28
Department Director: Julianne Puente
Number of Dorms: 9
Average Students Per Dorm: 50
No. of Girls Dorms: 4
No. of Boys Dorms: 5
Dress Code: Uniform
Summary: King's Academy is a boarding school and has a residential program similar to any boarding school in the United States. Students at King's Academy are required to participate in co-curricular activities and athletics, as well as sit-down meals and evening study hall. Living with faculty on campus and in the dormitories, King's students develop close, mentoring relationships with teachers, with a 5:1 boarding students/residential faculty ratio.
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Athletics Department Director: Iyad Abu Touq
Department Director: Hala Salah
Percentage of Graduates Who Attend College: 100.00%
Middle Percentile of SAT Scores
Al Hussein bin Abdullah II (Class of 2012) Crown Prince of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Summary: SUMMER at KING’S ACADEMY features fun, excitement and learning through a wide range of academic and athletic programs for both boarding and day students. During the summer months, students, youngsters and athletes from Jordan and the rest of the world will come to the beautiful and spacious King’s Academy campus in Madaba, Jordan to improve their skills in the classroom, the laboratory or on the playing fields. Math, English, Arabic: Students interested in improving their skills in these areas can participate in one of these three disciplines taught by King’s Academy faculty. i2 Camp: For the science-minded youngster, an exciting new science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) camp features one-week courses developed by some of the most prestigious and important leaders in the field, including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), NASA, Columbia University, the New York Academy of Sciences and the Boston Museum of Science. Sports and Recreation: For children aged six to 12, or for serious footballers aged 12 to 16, King’s offers many options for excellent training and competition or for just having fun playing and learning a new sport.All SUMMER at KING’S ACADEMY programs reflect the school’s commitment to excellence and its reputation as one of the leading educational institutions in the Middle East.Summer of 2017 program coming soon!
Department Director: Mazen Jarrar
Arabic: Second Language for heritage speakers; Second Language for non-heritage speakers; A-Level review.English: 5 hours daily on English reading, writing and speaking ability. Mathematics: Algebra I; Geometry; Advanced Algebra
Registration Deadline: N/A
Financial Aid Available: No
King’s Academy is the only school in the Middle East to host the prestigious i2 Camp. This US-based program offers students who will be entering 7th, 8th and 9th grades a series of innovative one-week courses, blending science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Local boys and girls aged six to 12 are invited to participate in the daily sports program, which offers a fun, active and safe environment in which to improve their sports skills, make friends and enjoy summer vacation. Activities include football, basketball, swimming, tennis, art and much more.
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