ISG Dammam is a not-for-profit institution structured for the education of the expatriate population. The school opened on July 20, 1985 with an enrollment of 150 students. At present ISG Dammam offers Preschool to High School and has over 1,350 students representing over 40 different nationalities.
ISG Dammam employs teachers from countries representing the nationalities of the student population. The student population is made up of 40 nationalities including: American, Canadian, British, Pakistani, Egyptian, Indian, Lebanese, Filipino, Sudanese, Jordanian, South African, and others. The support staff provides professional services to help carry out non-instructional elements of the school program. All ISG Dammam educators participate in a strong professional development program.
The school is based on the ISG adopted American curriculum. Staff and students use U.S. texts and materials. In addition to the core academic program which includes Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts, Arabic Culture, and Physical Education, the school's curriculum also includes a Global Language program that offers Arabic and French. Other specialized programs offered at ISG Dammam include Technology, English as an Additional Language (EAL), and a robust after school activities program.
ISG Dammam is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. It is licensed by the Saudi Ministry of Education and is a part of the International Schools Group (ISG), an educational organization that has served the expatriate community all over Saudi Arabia for more than 45 years.
ISG-Dammam is committed to the development for self-motivated, lifelong learners. By preparing a safe, supportive, multicultural environment and by maintaining standards of excellence in scholarship, character development and citizenship, ISG-Dammam prepares students to function effectively as global citizens in a constantly changing world.