International Indian School Jeddah

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Coordinates: 21°33′01″N 39°13′33″E / 21.55028°N 39.22583°E / 21.55028; 39.22583

International Indian School Jeddah
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Jeddah, Makkah Province
Type Public school
Motto Knowledge is Light
Established 1969 (est.)
Chairman Mr. Mohammed Abdul Raziq Abdul Vahid
Principal Mr. Syed Masood Ahmed
Viceprincipals Mr. Najeeb Qais Ammar(BS)
Mrs. Farhadunnisa(GS)
Staff 600 (est.)
Enrollment 13,500 (est.)
Campus Urban, 8 acres (32,000 m2) approx.
Administrative Officer Mr. Muhammad Akram
Controller of Examination Mr. Syed Abdul Haq

The International Indian School Jeddah, (Arabic: المدرسة الهندية العالميه جدة‎; Hindi: अंतर्राष्ट्रीय भारतीय विद्यालय जेद्दा) formerly known as the Embassy of India School, is an elementary and secondary school for the children of Indian nationals in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, with boys and girls taught separately in English. It was founded in 1969.[1]

International Indian school, Jeddah


On the encouragement of the local Indian community, Rafiuddin S. Fazulbhoy started the school on a small scale in 1969. It was then called "Embassy of India School, Jeddah". The construction of the present girls' section started in 1982 with the foundation stone laid by Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and was completed in 1984. The construction of boys' section was started in 1992 and completed in 1994. As of 2011, the school teaches more than 12,000 students.[2]

Courses offered[edit]

The school offers five subjects for primary and secondary levels to prepare the students for AISSE examinations. In senior secondary Humanities, Commerce and Science are offered as course streams. The optional subjects include Mathematics, Computer Science, Informatics, Home Science, Physical Education, Biology and languages.


The school is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi.[1] under the Affiliation Number 5730001.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b IISJ website
  2. ^ Info

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