The International Modern Arabic School was initiated in 2007 as a bilingual, Arabic-British, non-profit institution with a total of 220 students. By the year 2012, the number of students had increased to more than 700 and the school acquired Arabic and International recognition. IMAS now occupies a unique position among Arabic and International schools in the Malaysian Capital, Kuala Lumpur. Today, the total number of students enrolled at IMAS has reached 1,600 students from 68 different nationalities. The school adopts a British curriculum, which gives students the opportunity to obtain the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE). International Modern Arabic School pledges to provide a school environment which encourages and assists students in gaining skills such as self-discipline and achieve the highest level of academic excellence.
The school promotes respect, commitment, discipline and a sense of duty among students. Students become active, engaged and responsible citizens when they graduate. The school follows several core values such as teamwork, harmony, excellence, integriy, mutual respect, altruism and sincerity. The school encourages students to communicate with each other and teachers and solve problems with confidence. The faculty team strives hard to assist students in developing skills such as individual skills, moral values, cooperation and consideration for others.