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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 (Spin) Bennett
  • Ancel Lewars
  • Ali Bugaighis
  • Christopher Boyett
  • Atif Zaidi
  • Sami El-Ferik
  • Brian Dibb
  • Jared Steele
  • Travis Rogers
  • Brandon Hughes
  • Justin Steckley


ISG Central Administration

  • Superintendent: Mr. Eddie Liptrot
  • Director of Human Resources: Ms. Tracy Kennedy
  • Assistant Superintendent for Learning: Tara Waudby
  • Director of Safety & Security: Jim Pritlove
  • Director for Government Relations: Waleed Al Groon
  • Director of Athletics & Activities: Marcus Waudby
  • Director of Operations & Facilities: Alexander van Iperen
  • Director of Finance: Dirk de Jager

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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