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About us

In 2021, Dhahran Elementary Middle School (DEMS) and Dhahran High School (DHS) merged to become the American School Dhahran (ASD). 

ASD is an accredited, not-for profit, K-12 school with an uncompromising commitment to educational excellence. Our dedicated staff ensure optimal student learning in a safe, positive and stimulating environment. 

Originally established in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1962, ASD provides its students with a world-class education. We cater to different cultures and nationalities by blending the American curriculum with unique opportunities offered by living in the Arab world. We welcome you to discover what makes us one of the leading international schools in the Kingdom.

Our Mission

We inspire innovation and compassionate action.

Our Core Values

Respect, acceptance, integrity, responsibility ...
with a commitment to act.

 

By The Numbers

1230
Students
54
Nationalities
34
Average IB diploma score
92
%
AP students with scores of 3+
54
After school activities
35
Sports teams