International Indian Public School Riyadh

International Indian Public School Riyadh
IIPS Riyadh logo.jpg
Location
As-Sulaimaniyah, Riyadh

Coordinates24°41′27″N 46°42′17″E / 24.69083°N 46.70472°E / 24.69083; 46.70472Coordinates: 24°41′27″N 46°42′17″E / 24.69083°N 46.70472°E / 24.69083; 46.70472
Information
Former nameSEVA School (1995 - 1998)
School typePrivate
Opened1995; 27 years ago (1995)
School boardCentral Board of Secondary Education
Educational authorityMinistry of Education, Saudi Arabia
ChairmanDr. Mohammed Farook Badiuddin
PrincipalMohammad Imran
GradesK–12
GenderCo-education (till kindergarten)
Gender-isolated (from first grade)
Age range4 to 18
Education systemIndian
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationCBSE Gulf Sahodaya
Websiteiipsr.edu.sa

International Indian Public School Riyadh (IIPS-R), formerly SEVA School is a K–12 gender-isolated English-medium community-based international school in as-Sulaimaniyah, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Established in 1995, it primarily serves the Indian diaspora of the city and provides Indian curriculum prescribed by the Central Board of Secondary Education. It is a member of the CBSE Gulf Sahodaya[1] and is approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of Saudi Arabia.

History

International Indian Public School was established in 1995 as SEVA School. In 1998, its name was renamed to its current name. In 2012, Imtiaz Ahmed, an area sales manager for Saudi Scaffolding Factory was elected as the new chairman of the school.[2] In the same year, Ali Hasan Adnan, a student from the school bagged a prestigious scholarship from the Indian Ministry of Science and Technology to pursue his higher education.[3] In 2015, the school organized a science exhibition on the birth anniversary of former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam.[4] In 2016, the school honored around 200 of its students for its outstanding performance and for winning various positions in diverse competitions including sports.[5] In 2018, the school shifted its campus to Malaz district.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Saudi Chapter – CBSE Gulf Sahodaya". Retrieved 2022-04-05.
  2. ^ "IIPS announces new officers of managing committee". Arab News. 2012-06-21. Retrieved 2022-04-06.
  3. ^ "IIPS student wins prestigious scholarship". Arab News. 2012-06-28. Retrieved 2022-04-06.
  4. ^ "IIPSR marks students' day". Arab News. Retrieved 2022-04-06.
  5. ^ "IIPS-Riyadh honors outstanding achievers". Arab News. 2016-03-14. Retrieved 2022-04-06.
  6. ^ "IIPSR to set up new premises in Malaz District". Saudigazette. 2018-01-10. Retrieved 2022-04-06.
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