academic excellence

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Key Facts
World-leading results
In 2023, our IB Diploma average score of 38.3 was significantly higher than the global average of 30.2.
Home to the brightest minds
Since 2012, 28 students have celebrated a perfect score of 45 points in their IB Diploma – a remarkable achievement.
Prestigious scholarships
Our gifted graduates have received more than US$28 million in prestigious scholarships since 2014, taking them to the world’s best universities.

INSPIRING YOUR CHILD TO EXCEL in everything they do

At Amman Academy, we’re proud to be at the forefront of educational excellence in Jordan – and the world.

Our innovative yet academically rigorous approach seamlessly combines world-renowned International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes and thrilling global learning experiences with a firm commitment to local culture, heritage, and traditions. Here, your child will reap the benefits of learning in a fully bilingual environment, too.

Guided by exceptional teachers – and inspired to excel by strong values and high standards – our students achieve remarkable IB Diploma success taking them to the best universities in the world, including Cambridge, Yale, Stanford, Princeton and MIT.

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Kindergarten
  • Kindergarten
  • Primary Years
  • Middle Years
  • IB DIPLOMA

oUR CURRICULA

From kindergarten through to 12th grade, every student’s academic journey is underpinned by a continuum of three International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes: the Primary Years (PYP), Middle Years (MYP), and Diploma (IBDP).

As well as being academically rigorous – and respected around the world – our IB curricula are packed with character-forming learning experiences that nurture critical thinking, spark creativity, and build resilience. This creates well-rounded individuals who not only achieve fantastic IBDP results, but also flourish as people.

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3 to 5 years old
IB Primary Years Programme
Our kindergarten children learn, discover, and grow through our play-based Primary Years Programme (PYP). A mix of structured experiences and child-led activities ignite our youngest learners’ curiosity, encourage exploration, and provide opportunities for creativity and movement. This instils an early love of learning and develops the fundamental skills our children need to thrive in primary.
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oUR cURRICULA

From kindergarten through to 12th grade, every student’s academic journey is underpinned by a continuum of three International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes: the Primary Years (PYP), Middle Years (MYP), and Diploma (IBDP).

As well as being academically rigorous – and respected around the world – our IB curricula are packed with character-forming learning experiences that nurture critical thinking, spark creativity, and build resilience. This creates well-rounded individuals who not only achieve fantastic IBDP results, but also flourish as people.

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5 to 11 years old
IB Primary Years Programme (PYP)
Our PYP is an inquiry-based curriculum that develops curious, reflective, and confident global learners. Through cross-curricular themes and topics, our students gain an understanding of how different subjects relate to each other, as well as to the world around them. This develops the knowledge and skills they need to thrive in our Middle Years Programme, and beyond.
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oUR CURRICULA

From kindergarten through to 12th grade, every student’s academic journey is underpinned by a continuum of three International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes: the Primary Years (PYP), Middle Years (MYP), and Diploma (IBDP).

As well as being academically rigorous – and respected around the world – our IB curricula are packed with character-forming learning experiences that nurture critical thinking, spark creativity, and build resilience. This creates well-rounded individuals who not only achieve fantastic IBDP results, but also flourish as people.

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11 to 16 years old
IB Middle Years Programme (MYP)
Our innovative MYP engages and stretches our students, as they immerse themselves in themed Units of Inquiry that span the specialist subjects. As well as providing an outstanding academic education, our MYP also develops an array of important attitudes, skills, and values. This ensures our learners have the tools they need to tackle the challenge of the IB Diploma.
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OUR CURRICULA

From kindergarten through to 12th grade, every student’s academic journey is underpinned by a continuum of three International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes: the Primary Years (PYP), Middle Years (MYP), and Diploma (IBDP).

As well as being academically rigorous – and respected around the world – our IB curricula are packed with character-forming learning experiences that nurture critical thinking, spark creativity, and build resilience. This creates well-rounded individuals who not only achieve fantastic IBDP results, but also flourish as people.

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16 to 18 years old
IB Diploma Programme (IBDP)
The pinnacle of international education, the IBDP is the ideal springboard to top universities across the world. Through a wide choice of subjects, in-depth research projects, and extraordinary Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) experiences, your child will become a confident, resilient, and globally minded young person, ready to create their own exciting future.
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  • KINDERGARTEN
  • PRIMARY YEARS
  • MIDDLE YEARS
  • IB DIPLOMA

KINDERGARTEN

Average class size
20
Nationalities
15
Language of instruction
2
English and Arabic
Age range
3-5

PRIMARY YEARS

Language of instruction
2
English and Arabic
Nationalities
15
Average class size
23
Age range
5-11

MIDDLE YEARS

Language of instruction
2
English and Arabic
Nationalities
15
Average class size
24
Age range
11-16

IB DIPLOMA

Language of instruction
2
English and Arabic
Nationalities
15
Average class size
20
Age range
16-18
primary
  • KINDERGARTEN
  • PRIMARY YEARS
  • MIDDLE YEARS
  • IB DIPLOMA

A TYPICAL DAY AT AMMAN ACADEMY

Our youngest learners’ days are filled with purposeful play, thrilling new experiences, and lots of happiness and laughter.
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Starting the day with a song
A fun-filled morning assembly is the perfect way to start the day. Your child will sing, dance, and celebrate various holidays and cultural traditions – including Christmas and Arab Child Day. And the best part of it? Our parents are always invited to join us!
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Starting the day with a song
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Circle Time with friends
Circle Time brings our children together to talk, tell stories, and practice their listening skills. Our expert educators cover topics related to kindness and wellbeing, and share a ‘morning message’. This instils strong values from an early age.
circle time WITH FRIENDS
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Taking a break
Scheduled snack breaks provide our students with the energy they need to learn and grow. Your child’s physical and emotional wellbeing are our top priority, and our caring teachers encourage healthy habits and lots of movement.
taking a break
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Learning everywhere, every day
Learning happens everywhere at Amman Academy. Engaging lessons take place in our colourful classrooms, art studio, music room, media centre, and gymnasium. Our youngest children particularly love playing and learning in our beautiful piazza!
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Running, jumping, climbing
Whether they’re clambering around our playgrounds, chasing colourful balloons, or popping giant bubbles, every day is packed with hands-on moments of joy and movement. An array of after-school activities – organised by our brilliant Student Life Office – offer even more opportunities for purposeful play.
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A TYPICAL DAY AT AMMAN ACADEMY

Every day, our primary students immerse themselves in awe-inspiring learning experiences that enrich their understanding and build character.
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Primary students assemble!
Weekly assemblies bring each grade group together, to sing the national anthem, and join activities ranging from meditation to light exercise. Our assemblies are the perfect platform for celebrations, too, where we recognise every child's talents, achievements, and contributions.
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primary students assemble!
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Real-world learning
Our primary teachers inspire our students to excel, as they bring core subject learning to life through real-world experiences. In our science labs, your child will explore the functions of the respiratory and circulatory systems using 3D models, while in maths, they’ll analyse data linked to the migration of refugees.
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Igniting imaginations
Our students love learning in our virtual reality lab! From exploring the Earth’s layers and visualising volcanoes to discovering animal habitats, every VR-enriched lesson creates unforgettable experiences.
igniting imaginations
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Expressing their creativity
Our students discover the magic of the performing arts in our theatres, as they explore music, drama, and dance through our collaboration with The Juilliard School. Practicing, playing, and performing – our children love to express their creative side.
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After-school activities
There’s always an exciting activity to enjoy at the end of the day. From football, basketball, and swimming to chess, robotics, and fashion design, our Student Life Office expertly curates a broad range of clubs that spark passions and unlock talents.
After-school activities

A TYPICAL DAY AT AMMAN ACADEMY

Every day is unique for our MYP students, as they delve into themed Units of Inquiry, specialist subject groups, and extra-curricular activities.
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Shaping the day for success
Every morning, our students start the day with our school counsellor - covering topics from wellbeing to study skills - to lay the foundations for an empowering day of learning. We also use this time for morning assemblies, which are joyous get-togethers filled with student celebrations, performances, and announcements.
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sHAPING THE DAY FOR SUCCESS
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Specialist learning
All our subjects – from Arabic and English to maths and design technology – are taught by our outstanding Middle Years Programme specialists. They also harness the flexibility of interdisciplinary Units of Inquiry to encourage the transfer of knowledge across the subjects. This develops creative critical thinkers and problem-solvers.
specialist LEARNING
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Taking a break with friends
Break times give our students the chance to socialise with friends, enjoy a healthy snack or meal, and do something they love. Basketball is always popular with our students – and a great way to let off steam, get active, and develop teamwork skills.
Taking a break WITH FRIENDS
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Inventing the future
A world of incredible discoveries awaits in our innovation and science labs, which host our STEAM collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Here, your child will harness the power of technology to solve exciting challenges set by university professors.
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Embracing curiosity and passion
Debate or creative writing? Art or chess? Or how about joining our film festival group? Carefully coordinated by our Student Life Office, our eclectic after-school activity programme offers so much choice, ensuring everyone ends the day doing what they enjoy.
EMBRACING CURIOSITY AND PASSION

A TYPICAL DAY At AMMAN ACADEMY

With learning built around their academic strengths, personal passions, and university aspirations, every day is filled with opportunities to excel.
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Educational excellence
Our IB Diploma develops the next generation of creators, thinkers, and future-makers. Every day, your child will pursue their passions, excel in their chosen subjects, and take part in Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) projects that will broaden their skillset. This sets them up for the brightest of futures.
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Passion projects
From quantum physics to Jordanian history, the Extended Essay component of the IB Diploma will give your child the chance to deep-dive into the topics they’re passionate about. It’s also the perfect preparation for university research projects and assignment writing.
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A well-earned break with friends
Whether it’s swimming lengths of our pool, shooting hoops on our courts, or scoring a goal on our state-of-the-art soccer pitches, our top-notch facilities give every child the opportunity to get moving, showcase their sporting skills, and take a well-deserved break from their studies.
A well-earned break WITH FRIENDS
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Learning with purpose
We encourage our students to act with honour and learn with purpose, whether it’s driving change through our Student Council, role-modelling UN delegates at our Model United Nations, or taking part in Eco School Challenges on our Global Campus platform.
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Creating their own exciting future
Our university counselling department will prepare your child for the next stage in their education. They provide the personalised guidance each student needs to make important decisions, like which course to study, as well as helping them secure highly prestigious scholarship programmes.
CREATING THEIR OWN EXCITING future
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MEET OUR ALUMNI

For more than 30 years, generations of Amman Academy graduates have gone on to achieve great things at top universities and in careers around the world.
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Alanoud Alsalem
Class of 2021
"I experienced excellence at Amman Academy, where I was inspired every day by passionate educators and ambitious peers. I also followed a transformative path of self-growth. Taking part in extra-curricular activities like MIT’s Global Teaching Labs and volunteering with local NGOs helped me to become a well-rounded and confident individual with a host of essential skills."
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Amr Baalbaki
Class of 2019
"Studying at Amman Academy unlocked so many doors. With the expert guidance of my teachers, I successfully achieved a perfect score of 45 points in the IB Diploma. The university counselling department was amazing, too. Their unwavering support helped me get into Yale University, putting me on my current path to study for a prestigious PhD in biosciences."
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Elias Batshon
Class of 2022
"Amman Academy has a unique way of helping you discover and realise your full potential. My learning journey was academically invigorating, hard work, and at times challenging, but I always had the support I needed from my teachers. The values the school instilled helped me grow as a person, too. These principles will remain with me forever."

OUR STATS SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES

Our students achieve outstanding IB Diploma results, which set them up for a lifetime of success.
100%
IBDP pass rate.
38.3
Our 2023 IBDP score was almost eight points higher than the global average.
1 in 3
of our IBDP class of 2023 achieved an impressive 40 points or more.
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HOW WE TEACH

BUILDING PROUD JORDANIAN LEADERS OF TOMORROW

At every stage of their education, our world-class International Baccalaureate educators will support, challenge, and inspire your child to excel.
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AN ACADEMIC CULTURE OF EXCELLENCE

At Amman Academy, your child will learn from the very best. Our educators are all graduates of leading universities around the world. We also attract world-leading specialists in their field. Their enthusiasm and expertise ensure every lesson is engaging – and that your child is always inspired to excel.

Through a rigorous recruitment process, we make sure our teachers share our values, too. Confident and composed – and brilliant at classroom management – they create a disciplined yet energetic environment where every child works hard and has fun.

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EXPERIENCES THAT BUILD CHARACTER AND RESILIENCE

From exclusive Nord Anglia Education collaborations to after-school sports, arts, and academic activities, we offer a myriad of transformative experiences that nurture talents, spark passions, and build character.

Outstanding Experiences
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