KHC investment: 2000
Based: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Kingdom Holding Company has a substantial shareholding in Kingdom Schools Company, among Saudi Arabia’s largest and most respected private school groups, with more than 4,000 students enrolled from kindergarten to high school level.
Aiming to support a pioneering generation of future leaders in the region, KHC believes in Kingdom Schools’ mission to help nurture a generation capable of acting and interacting with other cultures, effective in the local community and able to compete on the world stage.
By supporting an education system that allows students to fully realize their potential through the development of vital skills such as critical thinking, decision-making, problem-solving and continuous learning, KHC is investing in the future.
The vision of Kingdom Schools Company is to provide the best general education environment in the Arab world.
With the intention of making gold-standard learning available to Saudi Arabian children of all ages, Kingdom Schools Company operates a number of private kindergarten, elementary, intermediate and high school establishments across Riyadh.
The company’s schools cater to over 4,000 students and employ more than 300 teachers, offering one of the highest ratios of teachers to students among private schools in Saudi Arabia.
In line with Kingdom schools’ vision and commitment to advancing and maintaining the highest quality of education, in 2010 Kingdom Schools partnered with GEMS education, the largest private school operator in the world, to enhance the quality of its offerings. GEMS manages a global network of world class international schools, providing high-quality holistic education to nearly 100,000 students from 125 countries while employing 9,000 education professionals, specialists and staff.