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What is the availability of international schools? What has been your general experience with them, if any?

There is a good American School, also a good British and a good French school. Not having children I can't really say more about them. - May 20, 2016
There are different types of International schools available. My experience with the American International School is described in the school reports section. - Oct 27, 2015
There is the American School, the British School and a number of schools that offer classes in English. Many with young children choose My Little School which is more like a charter school. - Jan 23, 2015
Good choices. 6 schools are safe, 2 of which are close. The American School is a 20-minute commute. British/German/Japanese/French schools also a commute. My Little School close to DQ, and King Faisal School next to Embassy but they are both for smaller kids. - Sep 28, 2014
AISR is where most of the American Embassy children attend school. I do not have school-age children so can't speak on the subject. - Dec 4, 2013
UK, French and US schools exist and are apparently good. - Mar 17, 2013
American International School - is very far away from the DQ. Usually 1 hour each way. Students leave DQ at 6:30am and don't return till after 4pm. - Apr 7, 2011
There are several international schools. I do not have much experience with them, though the American School has a strong reputation in town. - Jul 27, 2010
There is an American international school, but I don't know much about it. - Mar 29, 2010
No school-age dependents are allowed for USG folks. No clue about other expat communities. - Dec 29, 2009
There is a very good American School in Riyadh but now, no kids are allowed at post. - Oct 21, 2008