Located in West Amman, Amman Academy (AA) is a private co-educational, bilingual (English and Arabic) day school enrolling around 1,400 students from Kindergarten through 12th grade. The school was established in 1991 and has been an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School since 2006 when we became authorized to teach the IB Diploma Programme (DP). AA is one of the few schools in Jordan authorized to offer the DP, Middle Years Programme (MYP), and the Primary Years Programme (PYP) under one roof.
  • Primary Years Programme (PYP) Age 3-12
  • Middle Years Programme (MYP) Age 13-15
  • Diploma Programme (DP) Age 16-18
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Amman Academy is a learning community committed to educational excellence and the wellbeing of its students. We inspire our students to live with purpose, act with honour, think creatively and serve their communities with compassion. 
Yasmin Nasif
Principal, Amman Academy

We empower our students and stress the importance of their VALUES and RESPECT

Primary Years Programme (PYP)
Amman Academy(AA) is authorized by the International Baccalaureate to implement the Primary Years Programme (PYP). The IB PYP is a curriculum framework designed for students aged 3 to 12 (Pre-KG to Grade 5).
Primary Years Programme (PYP)

The PYP focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both in the classroom and the world outside. It is defined by six transdisciplinary themes of global significance, explored using knowledge and skills derived from six subject areas, with a powerful emphasis on inquiry-based learning. In order to achieve this aim, Amman Academy works in parallel with the IB Learner Profile. This entails the attributes that PYP students need to have to interact effectively within their society. We want learners to acquire and apply a set of approaches to learning skills that are valuable not only within the classroom environment, but in life outside the academic arena as well. Additionally, as an authorized PYP school, Amman Academy also:

• addresses students’ social and emotional well-being
• encourages students to develop their independence and to take responsibility for their own learning
• helps students establish personal values as a foundation upon which international-mindedness will develop and flourish.

Amman Academy is a bilingual school where all students are taught in both Arabic and English. The organization of the school’s curriculum is designed to ensure that learners utilize both languages to maximize language proficiency. The PYP supports and encourages learners to express their ideas and understandings in both languages.

Middle Years Programme (MYP)
Amman Academy has been an authorized MYP school since 2013. Therefore, we are currently implementing the Middle Years Programme (MYP) in grades 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10.
Middle Years Programme (MYP)
Amman Academy works in parallel with the IB Learner Profile, which entails the attributes that MYP students need to have to interact effectively within their society. Our aim is for learners to acquire and apply a set of skills that are valuable within the classroom environment and in real life situations outside the academic arena as well.

Students cover all subject requirements of the Ministry of Education with additional enrichments applied to the regular curriculum in order to fully implement the Middle Years Programme (MYP). Subjects taken at AA include Arabic, English, Math, Science, Religion, Individuals and Societies, Digital Design (Computer Technology), Visual Arts, Music, Product Design (Design Technology), and PE.

Our staff is encouraged to apply various forms of technology and teaching strategies to create the best learning environment possible for students. Facilities such as the media center, science labs, laptop trolleys, gymnasium, DT workshops and music and art rooms are utilized regularly in our students' formal education to enhance their knowledge through practice.

A wide variety of academic, athletic, community service and other extra-curricular activities are made available to students. Academic activities include reading programmes, science fairs, academic field trips, and scientific research projects.

After school sports activities include football, basketball, swimming, taekwondo, and gymnastics. We offer a drama club and language clubs as extra-curricular activities in addition to the different recreational field trips and school events. Students also serve their community by taking part in various activities such as the annual winter campaign, which involves collecting provisions and visiting less fortunate families.
IB Diploma Programme at Amman Academy
Amman Academy has been an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School since 2006, when we were authorized to begin teaching the IB Diploma Programme.
IB Diploma Programme at Amman Academy

The IBDP is an academically challenging programme for students in grades 11 and 12. It consists of a rigorous pre-university curriculum where students study six subjects over the course of two years, complete internal assessments that are moderated abroad, and sit for external examinations in each subject at the end of the programme. 

Subjects are offered at two levels: Higher Level or Standard Level. Grades are given on a scale from 1 (lowest) to 7 (highest) based on subject-specific assessment criteria and grade boundaries. 

Each Diploma Programme (DP) or Diploma Courses (DC) student can receive a maximum of 42 points in total for the six subjects. Diploma Programme students have an opportunity to gain three additional points depending on their Extended Essay (EE) and Theory of Knowledge (TOK) grades, thereby allowing for a maximum of 45 points. 

The programme model divides the IB subjects across six academic areas surrounding the core (Theory of Knowledge (TOK), Extended Essay (EE) and Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS)), as well as the approaches to learning and teaching used in the classroom to deliver the prescribed curriculum. 

The subjects we offer are carefully selected to enable serious students to obtain the highest marks and/or Tawjihi equivalency that will allow them to join stellar universities in Jordan and abroad. 

At AA, all IB students participate in CAS. For DP and DC students, the Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) counterbalances the academic pressures of the programme by allowing students to participate in activities that meet their interests and serve their community. CAS encourages students to be involved in artistic pursuits (Creativity), sports (Activity), and community service (Service). Moreover, CAS enriches students’ awareness and appreciation for life outside the academic arena. 

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We are delighted that your family is considering Amman Academy for their children’s education and it is our pleasure to invite you to:
  • Enquire using our online enquiry form. We’ll get back in contact with you shortly to answer any questions you might have.
  • Make an appointment to visit our school. You’ll have an opportunity to learn more from our Admissions team and tour our outstanding facilities.
  • On any visit, we’ll ensure you have an opportunity to engage with both students and staff, so that you understand the happiness, respect and culture of the school.
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