Princeton International School is now a Cognia accredited school.
Cognia is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that accredits primary and secondary schools throughout the United States and internationally. Founded in 2006, Cognia represents more than 36,000 institutions with a total of 25 million students and 5 million educators in about 80 counties.
Cognia provides an explicit set of standards and criteria for accreditation and certification. Meeting and exceeding those standards results in a valuable recognition of excellence.
Our Middle years
The IB Middle Years Programme is offered to students between the ages of 11 – 16. The framework of this programme makes practical connections between students’ studies and the real world. The IBMYP is a five-year programme that is designed to be inclusive and wholesome.
The MYP curriculum framework comprises subject groups that provide a broad and balanced education for early adolescents.
- Language and Literature – English & French
- Individuals and Societies
- Mathematics – in English
- Islamic Studies – in Arabic
- Integrated and Distinct Sciences**
- Design Technology
- Physical and Health Education
- Visual Arts and Drama
- Moral Education
“Our learning is centered around big concepts that inspire thought and action with a focus on intellectual, emotional and social growth.”
IB Diploma Programme
The IB Diploma Programme (DP) is for students aged 16-19. The DP curriculum is made up of six subject groups and the DP core, comprising Theory of Knowledge, Creativity, Activity, Service, and the Extended Essay. PIS is authorised by the IBO to offer the Diploma Programme in grades 11 and 12.
We are one of 67 schools in New Cairo, Egypt, which currently offer the IB DP, and the only school to offer a bilingual IB Programme in English and French. The International Baccalaureate Curriculum Diploma Programme aims to develop students who have excellent breadth and depth of knowledge – students who flourish physically, intellectually, emotionally and ethically.
The broad and balanced education lets students fully explore their own culture and language, encouraging students to reflect at a personal and academic level. Graduating with the DP enhances students’ opportunities at university, as it is widely recognised, allowing mobility for students.
At PIS, grades 11 and 12 (DP1 & DP2), the IB Diploma Programme streamed according to academic strengths, teacher recommendations, and students’ plans for future study, no equivalency is required for the IB Diploma. Students have an excellent chance of entering top universities locally and abroad – IB diploma programme is highly respected by universities worldwide.