Hayah International Academy, Cairo , Egypt

Hayah International School (known as Hayah International Academy) is a bilingual,private school currently serving 1315 students, ages 3 to 18. Hayah’s High School American and IBDP programs effectively prepare students for both the academic challenges at university and the constantly changing world at large. In addition to this, Hayah is a pioneer school in character building and was one of the first schools in Egypt to implement a character education program. The school was established in 2003 and graduated its first senior class in June 2011.  Located in the heart of New Cairo, the school resides on a 55,000 square meter property (15 acres) with facilities that occupy 30% of the footprint of the campus.  The school is also host to the Hayah Sports Academy, which serves as a sports community center for students and the local community.

Hayah has been accredited as an American school by AdvancEd (NCA CASI) (#65343) since 2005. In May 2019, the school earned further accreditation from the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA CESS) (OS0180W). The school has been authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) (#004453) since 2009. In 2017, Hayah adopted the PYP framework and became authorized as an IB World School for the Primary Years Programme in May 2019. Hayah is licensed by the Egyptian Ministry of Education as an IBDP and an American system school (licenses #311and #312, respectively).

Hayah’s affiliations and memberships include the Near East South Asia Council of Overseas Schools (NESA), International Schools Services (ISS), the Middle East International Baccalaureate Association of Schools (MEIBA), and the Council of International Schools (CIS).  

Mission Statement: “Hayah International Academy is committed to create and maintain an environment that fosters and enriches the personal and academic growth of each student. Hayah empowers students to live with purpose, honor their cultural identity, respect diversity, and serve humanity by positively impacting local and global communities.”  

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