In 1416 H , we had only our philosophy to start with, the firm belief that investing in humans is a long-term investment reflected not only in numbers but also in thought-provoking creativity, social trends, and human values. We embarked with the certainty that there will always be a need for pioneering educational projects that benefit from advanced international experiences while still maintaining the cultural roots of the Arab Muslim Person and stressing the adapting to the local environment.
It began with a small rented building, educational staff, and a total of 30 male students and 40 female students, only from K- 3. A year later, we added the 4th and 5th grades, increasing the number of students to 60, and the next year the elementary school was finally completed.
The next year the secondary section was established, the elementary and middle school were expanded so that the boys’ section included 1000 students in all grades, and the girls’ section followed suit. The school introduced training workshops, electronic workshops, blacksmiths, carpentry and ceramic workshops and welding to foster manual and artistic handwork.
4 years later, the school underwent a huge change when it moved to the new school complex with an area of 35,000 square meters in the Al-Hamra neighborhood. The complex includes:
Characteristics of the complex:
To ensure the safety of our students and create the ideal educational environment, we were keen on providing our students with a complex that abides to the following specifications:
2004 marked the maturity of the school, with most of its dreams being actualized after years of constant effort and perseverance. The school was proud to house a total of 1685 students in the boys’ section and 1508 in the girls’ section in addition to 285 in primary school.
As the school grew, it sought out new challenges to further grow and reach new heights. And that is why the American Diploma Program was established, in an effort to create a new and inclusive learning environment that provides the student with both academic and social skills that would enable them to excel as learners and global citizens. The American Diploma Program received international accreditations such as the AdvancED, NESA and AIAA.
2019- 24th Anniversary
Riyadh Najed continues its journey with bold and steadfast steps to face the prospective future readily as it seeks new kinds of knowledge. With the firm belief of its founder-may god rest his soul- of investing in people as the most successful investment, the school hopes for an even brighter future.
The "first step" in 1416 firmly believed that "investment" in the human long-term investment is not reflected in the proceeds of abstract mathematical figures, but a cognitive innovation that stimulates the mind and develops tendencies
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