On behalf of our administration, staff and students, we welcome you to the Modern Knowledge Schools’ website. I hope that you will find this portal into our schools to be a pathway to learn about the many outstanding programs that we offer, and about the terrific staff and students who benefit from these programs. We look forward to providing your children with a challenging education that builds academic excellence, encourages creativity, promotes lifelong learning, and fosters respect for self, others and heritage.
We are proud of the many accomplishments of our students not only in academics but also in the wide variety of activities and athletics that we offer to children of all ages. Our graduates go on to attend a wide variety of post-
I personally invite you to visit our schools so you can become acquainted with the principals and staff and see the outstanding opportunities available for our students. Please call the school in advance, so the principal can be available to visit with you and answer any questions you may have. MKS remains committed to continuous improvement for all staff and students, and strives to live up to our motto “Making Kids Successful!”
Modern Knowledge Schools offers an enriched American curriculum with an international perspective for students K-
The kindergarten (KG1-
The elementary school (grades 1 through 5) expands the foundations for academic achievement, personal growth and responsible citizenship. MKS values diversity and supports social, emotional, cognitive and physical development. The curriculum provides for the continuous development of knowledge, skills, and understanding in the areas of reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art, music, library skills, technology education, Arabic, and physical education. Students remain in self-
The middle school (grades 6 through 8) curriculum at MKS is designed to meet the needs of a child as well as an adolescent during the transition from the elementary to the high school. Through a caring and secure environment, the MKS middle school program ensures that all students experience challenge and success. Highly qualified subject area teachers provide academic instruction in English, math, science and social studies. All core subjects are taught in English. French is a required subject for all students. Arabic Language, Islamic Religion and Arabic Social Studies are mandatory for all students holding Arabic passports. Students participate in art, computer, music and physical education taught by specialist teachers. Students have the opportunity to participate in Middle School Student Council.
The high school (grades 9 through 12) curriculum follows a college preparatory curriculum and includes the IB Diploma program in grades 11 and 12. . All students develop a personal four year plan to help determine high school goals and objectives. Students in grades 9 and 10 follow the traditional college preparatory program of English literature with writing, French, Algebra l, Geometry, Ancient and Modern History, Biology and Chemistry. In grades 11 and 12 students have various options in all disciplines. Students may elect to enter the rigorous two year IB diploma program or continue on the college preparatory track. All high school students participate in physical education each year. Students may elect to study courses from the Fine Arts, Science or Social Studies. All instruction is in English. Arabic Language, Arabic Social Studies and Islamic Religion courses are mandatory for all Arab passport holders and are taught according to the Bahrain Ministry of Education guidelines.
Dr. Susan Gerber