Governed by a strategic Board of Trustees, the American International School-Riyadh is an independent, non-profit, co-educational learning community offering an enriched American curriculum with an intercultural perspective for students from pre-Kindergarten to grade 12. Founded in 1963, AIS-R is currently in its 58th year of excellence in education on a purpose-built campus in north Riyadh. AIS-R offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and the Council of International Schools (CIS). AIS-R has also been awarded Global Citizenship Certification by CIS.