The Sri Lankan International School – Riyadh (SLISR) is an independent, non-profit, community school – a school offering an enriched blend of British and Sri Lankan curriculum with an international perspective for students from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12. SLISR was founded in 1988 and celebrates more than three decades of excellence in education. SLISR is a Pearson Edexcel Learning and Examination Centre producing some of the best academic results in the region, each year.

Learn more about our academics:

SLISR is part of the British Edexcel Curriculum, with a distinguished track record of college placement in North America, Europe, and beyond. Year after year, exam results across all our schools demonstrate a commitment to exceptional standards of learning and student outcomes.

We use a system of internationally-respected curricula throughout all year groups at our school.

Our Preschool, and the Lower School use the National Curriculum of England and the International Primary Curriculum.

Our Middle School uses the National Curriculum of England.

Our High School uses the Pearson Edexcel IGCSE and the International Advanced Subsidiary and International Advanced Level Program.

Completion of our high school programs prepares our students for entry into competitive colleges and universities worldwide.

During the application process, we assess each prospective student’s ability to access the curriculum, including language ability. We offer English language support for students, but in general, only accept children with limited English abilities in the Lower School. In Middle School and High School, English proficiency requirements are stricter and are determined on a case-by-case basis for our medium of instruction is English and our students are prepared for English as First Language at the Board Exams.

Every child is assessed prior to entry into the school. If we find that your child has gaps in their learning, we can provide extra support. We do not accept children unless we feel confident, they will be successful at our

Our students perform exceptionally well at International Board exams each year clinching world, regional, and country awards.

We are one of the top schools consistently maintaining a track record in terms of international examination results in the region

Learn more about sports and co-curricular activities:

We offer students a wide variety of sporting opportunities in Soccer, Badminton, Netball, Cricket, Athletics, Basketball, etc, Co- Scholastic activities such as Debate, Poetry, Oratory, Spelling Bee, Recitations, Writing skills, Mental Mathematics, etc.


Media, Photography, Young Inventors, and Arabic are some of the newly introduced clubs that foster the cooperative life of the school.

A few facts about Sri Lankan International school:

We are a day school with more than 800 students and 70 staff members. Approximately 80 percent of our students are Sri Lankans, and the rest make a fine combination of multinationals, joining us from many countries including Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Jordan, Kenya, Eritrea, Sudan, and many more.

The Sri Lankan International School of Riyadh serves Toddlers (18 months) through High School (Grade 12) students.

Our school is located in Riyadh’s popular Al Malaz District’s Jarir Street neighborhood, very close to the Riyadh Zoological Gardens. The school day is 6:40 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Early drop-off is available from 6:00 a.m.