Dhahran Ahliyya Schools
Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Dhahran Ahliyya Schools (DAS) aim to prepare girls and boys to be thinking, caring, healthy individuals who will contribute to sustainable development and thrive on the challenges of the changing world. Consistent progress toward this goal has been achieved through the Schools’ vision of itself as a professional learning community committed to the continuous learning of all members, including students, parents, faculty, staff and others who participate in its development. As a result, the schools have acquired a reputation for providing a caring and supportive atmosphere and for maintaining high academic standards. In the school’s philosophy, these two factors are strongly linked to each other and to developing the strong self- esteem and commitment to life-long learning that is essential for students’ happiness and productivity throughout life.
Originally a private Arabic-medium day school, DAS is now a dual language school moving gradually toward a more international curriculum. DAS was founded in 1977 (1397 Hijiri) by Khalid Ali Alturki and his wife, Sally Alturki. The schools are proud to have the Governor of the Eastern Province, HRH Prince Mohammed bin Fahd bin Abel Aziz Al Saud, as the Honorary President. The school budget is covered through tuition and donations.