Delhi Public School, Riyadh

Daratassalam International Delhi Public School
مدرسة دارة السلام العالمية الرياض
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Location
Al Mathar Ash Shamali, Umm al-Hammam, Riyadh

Coordinates24°45′31″N 46°39′20″E / 24.75861°N 46.65556°E / 24.75861; 46.65556Coordinates: 24°45′31″N 46°39′20″E / 24.75861°N 46.65556°E / 24.75861; 46.65556
Information
School typePrivate
MottoService Before Self
Established15 July 2004; 18 years ago (2004-07-15)
School boardCentral Board of Secondary Education
IGCSE
Educational authority Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia
ChairmanDr. Ibrahim Al-Quayid
PrincipalMairaj Mohammad Khan
GradesK–12
GenderCo-education (till kindergarten)
Gender-isolated (from first grade)
Age range4 to 18
Education systemIndian (since 2004)
British (since 2008)
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationCBSE Gulf Sahodaya
Websitedpsriyadh.org

Daratassalam International Delhi Public School, Riyadh (Arabic: مدرسة دارة السلام العالمية الرياض), better known as DPS Riyadh[1] is a K–12 gender-isolated English-medium community-based international school in Umm al-Hammam, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Primarily serving the Indian diaspora,[2] it was founded in 2004 and comes under the aegis of Delhi Public School Society. It offers Indian curriculum prescribed by the Central Board of Secondary Education besides being a registered Cambridge International School.[3] It is a member of the CBSE Gulf Sahodaya[4] and is approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of Saudi Arabia.

History

In March 2004, while addressing a press-conference at the Riyadh Palace Hotel, the members of the DPS Society announced plans for opening a branch of Delhi Public Schools in Riyadh.[5] Delhi Public School was established on 15 July 2004 in the al-Maruh neighborhood of Riyadh.[6] In 2008, the school began offering IGCSE syllabus alongside the CBSE curriculum.[7] In 2012, the school management intended to shift the campus to a new location in Umm al-Hammam neighborhood,[8] which was completed by January 2013.[9]

References

  1. ^ "DPS-Riyadh setting high standards in education". Arab News. Retrieved 2022-03-27.
  2. ^ "DPS Riyadh eyes world-class facilities". Arab News. 2008-08-15. Retrieved 2022-03-27.
  3. ^ "DPS-Riyadh: Pursuing excellence". Saudigazette. 2013-08-15. Retrieved 2022-03-27.
  4. ^ "Saudi Chapter – CBSE Gulf Sahodaya". Retrieved 2022-03-27.
  5. ^ "Delhi Public School Branch Planned for Riyadh". Arab News. 2004-03-29. Retrieved 2022-03-29.
  6. ^ "DPS Begins Operation in Riyadh". Arab News. 2004-07-16. Retrieved 2022-03-29.
  7. ^ "DPS Riyadh eyes world-class facilities". Arab News. 2008-08-15. Retrieved 2022-03-29.
  8. ^ "Arab News - India Republic Day by MM - Issuu". issuu.com. Retrieved 2022-03-29.
  9. ^ "DPS Riyadh: Dynamic management, experienced faculty". Saudigazette. 2013-01-26. Retrieved 2022-03-29.
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