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YIS At-a-Glance

Background of YIS

Yanbu International School is operated under a lease agreement with the Royal Commission of the Industrial City of Yanbu Al Sinaiyah. It serves the families employed by oil refineries and secondary industrial businesses. The school follows an American curriculum including the core academic program of Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arab Culture, and Physical Education. In addition, the curriculum is further enriched by Foreign Language, Computer Science, Advanced Literature, Health, and other specialist subjects. Special education programs for students with learning disabilities, emotional or physical problems are not provided.

Student activities include Student Council, major sports, various clubs, crafts, games, music, library, yearbook, and other activities based on student interest.

  • Principal: Jonathan Acker
  • Counselor: Chris Slovick
  • Registrar: Viola Florentino
  • 2017-2018 enrollment:  students
  • Number of classroom teachers: 
  • Grade levels: Pre-Kindergarten – grade 12
  • Accredited by: Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Geographic Area: Coastal - Northwest Saudi Arabia


The 2017-2018 Board of Trustees is comprised of the below members:

  • Mark Bennett, President
  • Greg Albert
  • Rana Al Turki
  • Deciderio Alvarez
  • Jason Beatty
  • Christiopher Boyett
  • Ali Bugaighis
  • James Craig
  • Dr. Sami El Feric
  • Richard Goff
  • Ancel Lewars
  • Mansoor Murad
  • Steve Porter
  • Yoshi Yoshida
  • Atif Zaidi


ISG Central Administration

  • Superintendent: Mr. Eddie Liptrot
  • Director of Business Operations: Mr. Dirk De Jager
  • Assistant Superintendent, Government Relations: Mr. Waleed Al Groon
  • Assistant Superintendent, Director of Human Resources: Ms. Tracy Kennedy
  • Assistant Superintendent, Director of Support Services: Dr. Ralph Pruitt
  • District Coordinator of Teaching and Learning: Ms. Tara Waudby


Contact Us


P. O. Box 30039
Yanbu Al-Sinaiyah 41912
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Phone: +966 14 392 1088
Fax: +966 14 392 1075

Office Hours

Sunday through Thursday

8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. - GMT +3

ISG District Info



P. O. Box 31677
Al-Khobar 31952
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Phone: +966 13 330 0555
Fax: +966 13 330 2450

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