King's Academy

About Us

King’s Academy is a private, not-for-profit, co-educational boarding and day school (grades 7 to 12) located in Madaba, Jordan. The school, which integrates the New England boarding school experience in the historical and intellectual context of the Middle East, follows an English-language, Advanced Placement program and the College Board’s QUEST framework for teaching and learning. The dynamic curriculum includes an integrated co-curricular program of athletics, activities and community service, and students live in a nurturing residential environment that allows them to flourish personally and intellectually. King’s Academy is situated 30 minutes from Amman on a 144-acre site and comprises 34 buildings and state-of-the-art facilities. King’s graduated its ninth class of seniors in May 2018. In 2018-2019, King’s students numbered 660 and hailed from Jordan and 39 other countries.

SUMMER at KING’S ACADEMY offers students age 6-16 the opportunity for fun, learning and cultural enrichment in a beautiful and safe campus environment. The 2019 program features a variety of options to suit students who are seeking to enjoy the summer while working on their academic skills or athletic ability. Three distinct programs are offered during the summer: an academic program for students ages 12-16, which offers courses in mathematics, English and Arabic; STEM Camp – a series of courses in science, technology, engineering and math for rising 7th-9th graders; and a sports and recreational program, designed for students age 6-13, which offers many options for training and competition or for just having fun playing and learning a new sport or activity.

3 Key Program Features:

  1. National, ethnic and religious diversity. Over 40 countries are represented in our student body
  2. Founding member of the Global Online Academy
  3. One of only 100 schools worldwide invited to offer the AP Capstone program in 2014-2015
  • Total Enrollment : 660
  • Type : Co-Ed
  • Boarding Grades : 9-12, PG
  • Total Students : 660
  • Boarding Students : 450
  • Day Students : 210
  • ESL Offered : No
  • Summer Program : Summer at King's Academy
  • Avg. Class Size : 13
  • Standard Application : No
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  • Music/Performing Arts
  • Robotics
  • Visual Arts
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field