About Us


Principal's Welcome Note

A heartfelt welcome in this new academic year at Dawhat AL Jazeera International School, where we pride ourselves in fostering a warm friendly environment which facilitates independent learning to a generation that is aware of its needs. We begin this year by celebrating our students’ excellent learning outcomes last year which exceeded our expectations, and which were a product of hard work by students supported by dedicated staff, all in accordance with a rich academic curriculum. This inevitably opened opportunities for our graduates and allowed them to excel in their universities of choice, and in the job market. Our Mawheba section is forever growing, forever innovative, which contributes to the momentum and energy of the school. We plan a program rich with activities and events that support our vision of preparing responsible citizens, with initiative and creativity, that will easily assume leadership roles in this competitive world. We look forward to enjoying this year and celebrating further progress with our wonderful students.

  • Virtual Experience

    A successful virtual learning experience which we are still investing in as we continue to promote individuality, and independent learning even after ‘the return to school’.

  • Balanced Curriculum

    Our inspirational staff have kept a steady pace of delivering a balanced curriculum that equips students with skills they need to be successful in a rapidly changing world.

  • Our Success

    Our students have demonstrated resilience and maturity; they have grown to better understand the world around them and not take matters for granted.

This year will be full of organized activities and projects that will facilitate learning and strengthen ties. We look forward to this journey together with our students, parents, and staff.

Ula Shakeeb Al-Amawi



Our History


Founded in 1966

Dawhat Al Jazeera International School (DAJIS) was founded in 1966. Over the course of 58-years, the school has transformed into a progressive, dynamic organization while maintaining a high-quality education that complies with international standards. Indeed, in a span of just ten years, it evolved from a school that followed the national curriculum to one that provides students, at all levels, with an inspiring, engaging, and well-rounded international education. This bears a clear testimony to a remarkable growth and a commitment to educational excellence.



DAJIS is licensed by the Saudi Ministry of Education and is certified to educate using the American Curriculum Program. It has consistently sought international accreditation to ensure best practice, and global recognition.


Accredited By Advanc-Ed in 2013-2014

The School was first accredited by Advanced in 2013-2014. It provides a broad-based Pearson curriculum from KG- Grade12 with high moral values and total integrity with Islamic values.


Opened International Section In 2008

Indeed, in 2007 it received accreditation from the North Central Association Commission (NCA), and in 2008 it was one of the first educational institutions in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to receive accreditation from the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA). In addition, AdvancED Accreditation Commission granted accreditation to DAJIS in 2013 and again in 2019. In 2024, the school will be granted accreditation by CogniaTM.


Consistent Evolution

The objective of establishing the school was to impart quality education to the children of Saudi nationals residing in Jeddah. DAJIS has evolved considerably over the years. DAJIS equips learners to accept the challenge of excellence in this competitive world and prepares them to become global citizens with pride in their Islamic values, Arabic language, Saudi culture, and appreciate the cultures of the world.



The provision of effective literacy and numeracy, science and technology courses, digital resources, special needs assistance, remedial classes, and regular evaluation of systems and programs all ensure a high standards of learning outcomes. DAJIS curricula are continuously reviewed to be aligned with standardized tests including TIMMS, PIRLS, and PISA. In addition, the school is approved by College Board as a center for the international standardized tests GAT, SAAT, and AP. Elective courses are selected to offer students with 21st-century soft skills and career preparation. Students are provided with essential knowledge and skills to ensure college and career success, and DAJIS students have a good track record in university admission in any field they desire.


Pride In Our Culture

Offering a top-notch global education, DAJIS fosters a holistic learning approach in a safe and welcoming environment that addresses learners’ intellectual and emotional needs. Students are supported by several programs such as the MIND BE program to safeguard well-being and happiness. Awareness programs are organized to provide students with an inclusive education that support the community and world international events. Curricular and extra-curricular activities cater for students’ interests and foster an environment that embraces all learners.


Mawhiba programs

Students showcase their creative talents during events such as National and International Days, Science Fair, Math Café, and clubs. Students also participate in out-of-school programs such as MUN. DAJIS is renowned from the Ministry of Education as an international school with Mawhiba classes for gifted students in all learning stages. DAJIS has a growing number of students that register and achieve good scores in the governmental standardized scale for gifted students and attend Mawhiba programs. They participate in projects and research papers and are easily accepted into Mawhiba, ARAMCO, and MISK scholarship programs.


“Distinguished Education for a Competitive Generation for whom Nothing is Impossible”.

Ongoing professional development programs at DAJIS facilitate a growing momentum aimed at offering learners the latest available in education. All in all, the atmosphere in Dawhat Al Jazeera International School encourages success and achievement with qualified caring dedicated educators that uphold the vision of the school, “Distinguished Education for a Competitive Generation for whom Nothing is Impossible”.


Our Philosophy

Positive Character Development

Positively developing the character of the learners and empower them with values, knowledge and necessary life skills to be able to face the challenges of our time.

Quality Of Education

Moving towards a knowledge-base-society where quality of education is secured.

E-learning Integration

Developing our present educational system by integrating e-learning.

Quality Assurance

To exercise continuous self-assessment for quality assurance.

Success In Every Way

Promoting collective as well as individual success and encouraging students’ optimum performance in all aspects of life.

A Safe Environment

Providing a safe educational environment to attain our educational goals.

Discovering & Developing Talents

Nurturing gifted and talented students by providing programs, financial and human resources that discover and develop their talents.

Non-Stop Evolution

Professionally developing a teaching and administration entity able to reflect, self-assess and self-direct.


Our Mission

Our goals, as a school who cares about the present-day generations, are:

  • To provide a quality of education that meets international students.
  • To ensure DAIJS as a widely recognized Professional institution.
  • To ensure DAJIS applies the latest technology in education.
  • To instill Islamic values.
  • To exercise continuous self-assessment for quality assurance.
  • To maintain an attractive and motivating school environment.

A Distinguished Education for a Competitive Generation for whom nothing is Impossible


Our Core Values

Our Core Value describes how we work together as a whole (Teachers, Parents, & Students) to achieve our school’s vision while carrying out its mission. At DAJIS, we tremendously encourage:


Moral Responsibility






Your child deserves a school where they can learn, grow, & thrive.

The school has been accredited since 2008 and has an excellent reputation. Teachers are qualified and experienced, they are always striving for new methods and techniques to engage the students while being supported and guided by skilled head teachers.

Ula Al Amawi

School Principal

It is hard to talk about a journey of achievements lasting over 50 years. Dawhat Al Jazeera Schools are considered the first established schools in Jeddah in 1386 H. corresponding to 1966 G.

Wafaa Ahmad Al Qadi

General Director

For 35 years I have been running this school as a delegated director by the Ministry of Education, and I experienced it moment by moment and saw it hour by hour. I have witnessed how it improves at lightning speed to the highest positions and how it takes everything that is new and developed and excels at it.

Hanan Ahmad Al Qadi

School Leader

One of the programs that we are proud of is the “reading challenge program”. The number of participating students exceeded 50, and each student read about 50 books. This is an achievement for raising a generation for whom nothing is impossible!

Hunada Mamdouh Al Khanji

Quality and training consultant

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