Academic Programs



  • International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE and A-Levels ).
  • American System ( SAT II). 

These streams can be equated to the Tawjihi.

British System (IGCSE and A-Levels)

IGCSE ( 9-10 Grades )

Preparation for the ordinary level examinations (O-levels) of the GCE and IGCSE takes two years beginning with 9th grade. The curriculum provides a broad and balanced range of subjects: 

  • Classical Arabic
  • English as a second Language
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Human Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • World History
  • English literature (10th grade)
  • History (10th grade)

GCE ( International  A-levels ) (11-12 Grades)

Preparation for the advanced level examinations (A-levels) takes two further years of intensive study. Courses offered at the advanced level are:

  • Modern Arabic
  • Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • IT
  • Business studies.

American System ( SAT II)


The SAT II program is designed mainly for students who want to enter American universities worldwide and for students who want Jordanian Tawjihi equivalence in order to enter Jordanian colleges and universities.

The subjects offered are

  • English literature                         
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • World history
  • American History
  • Spanish
  • Jordan History
  • Islamic religion
  • A-Level Arabic 

These options have been available since 2007/08 academic year.

Seven exams must be passed in order to equate with the Tawjihi diploma. Passing scores (450 or higher) in science subjects and mathematics are required for scientific stream equivalence while passing scores in language and social science subjects are needed for literary stream equivalence.

 The A.H.S.S. has proven to be a school community that nurtures academic excellence and character development for all students.