At Jeddah Knowledge International School (JKS) we are convinced of the value strategic planning for our school’s future. In light of this, we have developed the following strategic goals:
1. School Mission
Goal: To ensure that staff, students, and the whole school community is aware of, understand, and advance the mission of Jeddah Knowledge International School (JKS).
2. School Governance and Leadership
Goal: The Board of Governance (BOG) will be composed of a wide range of educated members who have the expertise, knowledge to support the school’s philosophy, objectives, and beliefs.
3. Educational Program
Goal: Jeddah Knowledge International School 3l1(JKS) is committed to offer educational programs committed to academic excellence while ensuring the development of lifelong skills, values, and attributes to nurture the holistic development of our students.
- Holistic Learning
- Teaching and Learning
- Library and Resources
4. Qualification of Teachers, Administrators, Staff and their Development
Goal: Hire highly qualified, trained, diverse, innovative and technologically adept teachers, staff and administrators. All will have a continuous development plan and will be provided with necessary tools and resources required for “best practice”.
5. Student Achievement
Goal #1: Students will model the attitudes as described by the International Baccalaureate (IB) and will be well prepared to complete the IB Diploma Programme in preference to certificates, will achieve the American Diploma and be admitted to highly selective universities locally and worldwide.
Goal #2: Continue administering ISA/ACER for grades 3-10, annually in February ensuring 100% of students in grade 3-10.
Goal #3: To administer to Grade 9-10 the PSAT testing annually in October.
Goal #4: SAT testing for grades 10-11 to be administered annually in October.
Goal: Create a safe learning environment and provide all the necessary equipment, tools and resources that will support our academic programs, objectives, and beliefs.
7. Information Technology
Goal: To enhance the availability, security, and sustainability of the school’s network infrastructure, information management systems, and other information technology tools to support and meet the needs of the school.
- IT Department Mission and Service Objectives
- Network Infrastructure and Information Security
- User Training
- Hardware and Software Applications / Service Continuity
8. Operational Vitality: Marketing and Enrollment Management
Goal #1: Operational Vitality – Student Recruitment and Retention: To continue to attract new students, and to maintain and grow student retention. The enrollment management plan requires the school’s Board of Governance to review and school administrators to supervise annual and continuous measurement and analysis of both enrollment and retention patterns and take proactive actions when necessary.
Goal #2: Operational Vitality – Public Relations: To further establish the school brand. The communications/ marketing plan requires the school administrators and staff to ensure the implementation of contemporary, multiple information technologies to reach targeted audiences and to establish reliable and secure databases and accountability to stakeholders.
Goal #3: Operational Vitality – Alumni Relations: To build alumni relationships that translate into increase alumni involvement and garner their support. The communications/ marketing plan requires the school leader and staff to ensure the implementation of contemporary, multiple information technologies to reach targeted audiences and to establish reliable and secure databases and accountability to stakeholders.
Goal #4: Operational Vitality – Communication and Marketing. The school will continue to maintain its high academic reputation for educating students in highly rigorous academic programmes such as the International Baccalaureate Continuum Programme and the American Diploma. We will continue to be a model Saudi Private School for others to follow and we will consistently contribute effectively to our community by offering “quality education”.
Goal: The school will continue to maintain a balanced budget to support the implementation and delivery of its educational programmes.