AlWaha American School is committed to ensuring that every student is a lifelong
learner, responsible citizen and thoughtful participant in our school community. Every
teacher, administrator, parent and any other adult involved in the lives of our students
shares in the responsibility to ensure that all students meet the academic requirements
established in AlWaha American School.
Initial Student Academic Assessment
AlWaha American School administers entrance exams in English and Math to all
students entering AlWaha American School (see Admissions Policy). The results of
those tests are kept in the student’s records. After the student is admitted, he is
mainstreamed into regular classes in all subjects for an initial period to see his
proficiency level. For students who prove to be weak in any of the three languages
(English, French or Arabic) or Math, their proficiency level is determined through a
follow-up assessment, after which they are placed in a Remedial class for whichever
subject is indicated. The student will remain in the Remedial class for the entire time
of the marking period (quarter), after which he will be assessed again to see
if he can be mainstreamed into the regular classes for that subject.