School Vision, Mission and Beliefs

Vision Statement

OIS is a leading, innovative, learning community that inspires creative, confident learners to grow to their best potential in a safe and positive environment.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to empower all students with the knowledge, skills, and attitude needed to succeed as responsible life-long learners equipped with essential 21st century skills.

School Beliefs

  • Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.
  • Student learning is the chief priority for the school.
  • A student's self-esteem is enhanced by positive relationships and mutual respect among and between students and staff.
  • A safe and physically comfortable environment promotes student learning.
  • Students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process.
  • Curriculum and instructional practices should incorporate a variety of learning activities to accommodate differences in learning styles.
  • Technology is a critical learning tool essential for future success in our global society.
  • Teachers, parents/guardians and community are partners in understanding andeducating every student.

School Wide Expectations

Academic Expectations:

Students will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively in writing and speaking for a variety of purposes.
  • Reason effectively, think critically and solve problems.
  • Utilize real-world digital and other technology effectively.

Social and Civic Expectations:

Students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate respect for self, others, and our environment.
  • Take responsibility for their behavior and education.
  • Accept the consequences of their actions.
  • Abide by school rules, societal boundaries and the regulations of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Education.
  • Attend school regularly and participate in their education.
  • Develop an awareness of diverse cultures, societies and ways of life.