Naseem International School is an international and multilingual community. Our philosophy and curriculum ensure the international mobility of our educational outcomes. Our school mission statement and its adherence to an international philosophy have committed ourselves to international-mindedness, inter-culturalism, and global citizenship.
We place a high value on global awareness and the transcendence of national borders about our academic programs, our broader community involvement, and our accreditations' international standards.
Naseem International School inspires lifelong learners and global citizens. We at Naseem International School are committed to educating the whole person. We aim to provide a balanced education, enabling students to fulfill their potential in all areas of growth, intellectually, physically, emotionally, spiritually, and socially and empowers them to become the people they can and want to be.
We realize the importance of students becoming critical thinkers who can care for themselves and compassionately care for others. Thus, they take an active, responsible part in shaping our society and saving the world.
The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.
The organization works with schools, governments, and international organizations to develop challenging international education programs and rigorous assessment. These programs encourage students worldwide to become active, compassionate, and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
At NIS, we believe in providing a sound N-12 education for our students, enabling them to realize their full potential within the scope of the available facilities and resources.
Our philosophy is based on the mission statement, founded on the deep-rooted belief in individual freedom and the right to a balanced, comprehensive, spiritual, physical, cultural, intellectual, and social education, a belief that stems from the principles and values of Islam. It further recognizes the importance of developing ethical and moral values, self-esteem, leadership, and respect for this society's laws.
Naseem International School was established in January 1982 by Mrs. Sameera Abdul Jabbar Al Kooheji to answer a pressing demand for quality, 'worlds best practice bilingual school to cater for Bahraini and other Arabic Children.
In January 1982, it opened its doors to Nursery students in Burhama. By June 1982, enrollment had grown from five students to sixty students. In 1985-86, enrollment had reached 100 students and 130 in the following year.
From September 2004, the IB MYP was introduced. These curricular developments reflect the school's commitment to student-centered learning and a belief in fostering and developing those skills required for the High School program, further education, and life-long learning. In 2004, NIS was accredited from G9 to G12 by the Middle States Association for Schools and Colleges (MSA), which fully accredited N to 12. In 2006, a cafeteria, classrooms, and a conference facility were completed. In 2008 the Elementary School was authorized to deliver the IB Primary Years Program. In January 2012, the MS was authorized to deliver the IB Middle Year Program.