RISE is a private international school located in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq. It provides education to students from grade 7 to 12. However, it was licensed to enroll students from grade 1 to 12.
RISE follows the American curriculum, which is aligned with Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The curriculum is designed to prepare students for college and career success.
The admission requirements vary depending on the grade level. However, generally, students need to provide previous academic records, a copy of their passport, and pass an entrance exam. Please go to admission page for more details.
The language of instruction in core subjects at RISE is English. Kurdish and Arabic languages are also taught and mandatory. MoE mandatory subjects (Social Studies and Religion) are taught in Kurdish, and explained in English when required.
Yes, RISE offers a wide range of extracurricular activities such as sports, music, art, and community service. Clubs are run once a week. There is also class-wide activity hour once a week.
The class sizes at RISE are small, with an average of 18 students per class. This allows for personalized attention and better student-teacher interaction.
No. RISE does not provide transportation services. However, our auxiliary services provide consultancy in this matter.
The school hours at RISE are from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, Sunday to Thursday. Students may have remedial classes, clubs, class-wide activities, and the other extracurricular activities after 2:00 pm. Parents are informed in advance.
Yes, RISE has a cafeteria.
Yes, RISE has a school uniform that is mandatory for all students. One set of uniform is included in the school fee.
No. One set of book (with online companion) is provided within the school fee. Students must pay for SAT mock exams.