American School of Bahrain

School Summary

Category Private School
Curriculum American Curriculum
Sub-Curriculum Steam (science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics)
Address Building 1528, Road 3429, Block 934
Area Riffa
Governorate Southern Governorate
Telephone 17211800
Email address

American School of Bahrain offers a holistic and challenging American and international educational program. With experienced leadership, dedicated and caring educators and state-of-the-art facilities, ASB inspires students to pursue their passions and become lifelong learners. As an Esol Education school, ASB is part of a family of international schools around the world in locations such as Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Hong Kong, Cairo, Nicosia and Lebanon

ASB is set to open in 2020. As an American international school in Bahrain, ASB offers a standards-based American curriculum, from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12, with the option of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma in Grades 11 and 12.

Year of Establishment2020
Annual FeesBD 3145-8200 Founding Family fees
Admission RequirementsAge appropriate assessment including interviews and MAP test
Student Population150 in 2020/21
Alumni PopulationN/A
Number of Staff40
Extracurricular Activitiessports, arts, games and clubs

Gulf Insider contacted this school to provide useful information that will help you navigate through the educational system in Bahrain.

What is the range of your virtual classes/learning? 

All grades.

What are the facilities available in your school? Please distinguish between Ministry mandated facilities and extra facilities.

ASB has:

  • 57 classrooms
  • 6 science labs, steam lab, makerspace 
  • 3 visual art rooms
  • 3 music and band rooms
  • 2 libraries
  • 2 cafeteria
  • food technology lab
  • regulation sized football field
  • 400 meter track
  • 2 outdoor basketball courts
  • full size gymnasium, fitness room
  • 25 meter/6 lane pool as well as learn to swim pool
  • 280 parking spots (80 covered spots for parents)
  • indoor play and learning space PreK-grade 2
  • 5 outdoor playground areas
  • extensive outdoor terrace area with plans for gardening/environmental projects

Do you offer any scholarships or student discounts? If yes, please elaborate. 

Founding Family tuition for 2020/21 is approximately 15% discounted from Ministry approved fees.  Also, a further 10% discount for a 3rd child enrolled, and 15% for 4th child.

What coronavirus (COVID-19) initiatives have you implemented? How can parents ensure that their children are safe in school? 

A low student: teacher ratio will be implemented.  ASB also has a building that is 20,000 square meters as well as a 60,000 square meters plot of land with ample play space. 

The senior leadership team will be very visible in hallways, classrooms, and outdoors. An atmosphere and ethos of warmth, happiness and care where everyone in the building ensures the smile index is always high. 


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