"Maximize individual's opportunities and abilities to tackle the challenges of the future."
Al-Kifah Schools' Mission:
"An educational area which maximizes students' opportunities to learn, communicate, create and lead effectively through a comprehensive system of values and capabilities."
Al-Kifah Schools' History:
Al-Kifah Schools for Boys and Girls are special private schools located on 5,000 square meters in the heart of the Al-Ahsa district.Al-Kifah Schools are considered to be one of the most distinguished schools in the area.Mr. Hassan Al-Afaliq (God rest his soul), built it in 1422 A.H. (2000).His target for building these schools was to build individuals as he used to see man as the most important component for the success of any effective community.
Al-Kifah has eleven different buildings for schools and administration (Boys & Girls Kindergarten, Elementary, Intermediate, Secondary, Administration, TrainingCenter and Auditorium).All of the buildings and facilities are modern.Classrooms are spacious and fully occupied.Many of these classrooms have Data Shows.Smart Boards are available and can be used whenever needed.Libraries and Multi-Media Rooms are occupied with a number of books.Also, they have a number of computers that ease the research and self-study for the students.These places also have video and TV that are used to increase the effective learning.
Our Values and Principles:
Our values include equity, discipline, democracy, tolerance, reality, transparency and safety.
We do believe in team work.We believe in discovering the hidden potentials in each of us and in each of our students.
·The culture of success and being distinguished.
·The student and the teacher are the focus of the school.
·We consider the future dimensions.
·We stress values and citizenship.
·Students master academic, cognitive and meta cognitive skills.
·Nurturing the gifted.
·Effective learning environment.
·Community and future.Students careers are a priority.
·Childhood welfare as a pillar for the future.
·The school should be able to achieve its Vision and Mission.
·The school provides a productive environment conducive to effective teachers.
·The school should keep modifying its curricula to meet the rapid changes and future sciences.
·Students should be aware of the challenges we are facing and be able to overcome the difficulties.
·Students should be able to have her/his self-study using different media.
·Students should practice cognitive cultural activities in a productiveenvironment.
·Students should have inter and intra personal skills.
·The school should work hard to invest in human resources, buildings and labs, etc., in an appropriate way.
·The school should keep modern and up-to-date on-going training.
·The school should develop the concept of interdisciplinary system to create balanced minds and characters.
·The school should support the community to prepare comprehensive characters.
·Foreign languages and computer should be the school's focus.
·The school should endeavor to select teachers who are able to carry out their standardized role as guides, facilitators, supporters and monitors of the teaching learning process.
·To prepare the student for the University and future careers.
·The school has the commitment to work with the Ministry of Education and its rules.This includes any new instructions coming from the district.
·The school has a commitment to the Saudi Labor Laws and Regulations that guides the relationship between the employers and their employees.
·The school has a commitment to work with the system of the private schools.
·The school has an integrated system, working together (the owner of the school, supervisors, principals, teachers and the students) for planning and continuous improvement.
·The school develops a profile of the school' community and its students.
·The owners of the school have provided an annual budget for the school and the improvement plan.
·The school ensures compliance with applicable local, government standards and regulations.
·The school promotes meaningful rules in the decision -making process in the community and they foster the culture of participation, responsibility and ownership.
·The owners of the school, the principals, the supervisors and teachers work together to put the standards, objectives and values that they want to achieve according to the School's Vision.
·The school establishes performance measures that are objective and valid for the students, as well as the staff.
·The improvement plans are always reviewed and formative plans put into effect, if needed, according to the measurements and the evaluation.
·The school establishes a system of planning for the whole school.First, the general plan for the whole school; then a plan for each level that is shown in the classroom plans, projects and extra-curricular activities.
·The school sets a number of criteria and standards for selecting teachers, administrators, as well as higher level positions.
·The school sets a number of criteria for distinguishing teachers, students, projects, etc.
·The school has defined the job responsibilities for each member of the faculty, staff and administration.
·The school establishes policies to keep the rights of the students, the rights of the staff, as well as the rights of the parents.
·The school has processes in place to measure and evaluate the students' performance as a key to the students' transition to the next grade.