Al Dura (Gems) International School
Address: P.O. Box 51477, Jeddah Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Contact Numbers: Tel: (9662)674-8483 / Fax: (9662)674-8381
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date Established: May 2005
Start of Operations: 04 June 2005
Saudi MOE License No.: 178/S
School Owner: Reem Bin Yamin (Saudi National)
No. of Enrollees (SY 2011-2012): 1,761 students
Schools Category: Category IV
The Gems International School (GIS) was established and founded by Reem Bin Yamin, a Saudi National in May 2005. The school aims to provide an affordable world-class quality education – knowledge, skills, and values to the children of the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) based in Jeddah. The GIS offers pre-school, elementary and secondary education and it follows the Philippine curriculum. The school includes Arabic Language, Saudi History, Geography and Culture as additional subjects to be taught.
The school was issued a Government Permit No. 001, s.2009, by the Philippine Department of Education on 14 May 2009.
The GIS, a Saudi-owned Filipino School, counts on itself to provide an affordable world-class quality education for the children of OFWs based in Jeddah.
The GIS, established in 2005 by a group of professional Filipino teachers, envisions itself as a primary institution that intellectually and morally develops young Filipinos to become global citizens with a deep sense of nationalism and patriotism.