Sharjah American International School is one of the outstanding educational institutions in the city. Welcoming students from over 60 nations, the popularity of Sharjah American International School has spread far and wide. The school was founded in 1997 and has grades KG to 12.
The curriculum of Sharjah American International School is completely based on the American syllabus. The courses are taught by English speaking and well-qualified teachers of Sharjah. The medium of instruction at this international school is English, while Arabic is also used. Students can opt for French from grade 6 onwards. The curriculum is planned to prepare students for a college preparatory program. Students need to complete the compulsory subjects and clear 2 proficiency examinations, namely SAT 1 and SAT 2.
For all round development, students at Sharjah American International School are provided with a host of extra-curricular activities apart from regular academics. Students participate in recitation and public speaking competitions as well as in inter-school sports. Various overnight and local excursions are also organized for the students.
The Elementary School at Sharjah American International School has a well-defined curriculum.
Children are offered numeracy and literacy programs as well as other programs in social studies, art, music, science, physical education and Arabic. Islamic Studies is an elective subject.
The Middle School is composed of grades 7 and 8. The students are offered 1-year courses in English, Social Studies, Mathematics, Music and Art, French and Arabic languages, Science and Physical education.
At the High School of Sharjah American International School students are free to choose their subjects. Courses in foreign languages, fine arts and computer science are offered by the school. The school was the first to offer e-learning programs to students belonging to grades 10 to 12. Every student is provided with personal laptops as well.
Sharjah American International School has been accredited for its excellent programs by CITA or the 'Commission on the International and Trans-Regional Accreditation'. The Principal of Sharjah American International School is Mr. William Wadden, while the director is Dr. Nawaf Fawaz.
Education imparted at Sharjah American International School is of the greatest quality and well designed to develop the skills of students.