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Apply To Abdul Rahman Kanoo International School

A warm welcome from our Admissions Team! Thank you for choosing Abdul Rahman Kanoo International School for your children.

We at ARKIS understand the importance of finding the best school for your children and we can help you make this decision an easy and positive experience.

For further information, please contact the Admissions Department by e-mail or phone (+973 17875055).

Admissions are Closed for all Grades

This is to acknowledge for all parents, based on the Ministry of Education circular dated 22 August 2021 reference number 1023/ ت ت / 2021,  signed by Ms. (Amal Abdulla Al Kaabi – Acting Director of Private Education ) that the last date to transfer from private to private school or from government school to private school from Grade 2 to Grade 11 was 15 September 2021.

Age requirements and grades for admission for the 2021-2022 Academic Year


Grade Age Year of Birth School Stage
Nursery 3-4 Years 1st January 2018 to 31st December 2018 Preschool
KG1 4-5 Years 1st January 2017 to 31st December 2017
KG2 5-6 Years 1st January 2016 to 31st December 2016
Grade 1 6-7 Years 1st January 2015 to 31st December 2015 Elementary School
Grade 2 7-8 Years 1st January 2014 to 31st December 2014
Grade 3 8-9 Years 1st January 2013 to 31st December 2013
Grade 4 9-10 Years 1st January 2012 to 31st December 2012
Grade 5 10-11 Years 1st January 2011 to 31st December 2011
Grade 6 11-12 Years 1st January 2010 to 31st December 2010 Middle School
Grade 7 12-13 Years 1st January 2009 to 31st December 2009
Grade 8 13-14 Years 1st January 2008 to 31st December 2008
Grade 9 14-15 Years 1st January 2007 to 31st December 2007 High School
Grade 10 15-16 Years 1st January 2006 to 31st December 2006
Grade 11 16-17 Years 1st January 2005 to 31st December 2005
Grade 12 17-18 Years 1st January 2004 to 31st December 2004

Admission Process

Below is the document for the admission process:

Withdrawal Procedures

  • Write an official letter stating the last day of attendance along with the reasons for withdrawals and send it to the admission department:[email protected]
  • Parents are responsible for ensuring the return of all the library books and stories, in addition to paying all the unsettled fees.
  • Clearance must be obtained from the Accounting Department and Learning Resources Centre.
  • Students withdrawing from ARKIS will be given a Transfer letter and Final report card after the clearance process. The transfer letter and the final report card process will take 3 school working days. Please note that the documentation will not be provided until all school fees are paid and all library books and equipment belonging to the school have been returned.



Admission Process has been updated on February 2021

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