The International Modern Arabic School (also known sometimes as IMAS) 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 aspires to be the leading educational institution in both Arabic and English, with international standards.
IMAS promises to provide a school environment that encourages and assists students to achieve both self-discipline and academic performance at the highest level. IMAS encourages accountability, dedication, discipline, and a sense of duty that will inspire our students to become committed, involved, and accountable global community citizens.
Good teamwork can yield incredible results, whether at school or in the football field, or even among members of a family or group. In the future of students, it is critical to the success; in some cases, it determines survival. IMAS ensures every student is ready for the next steps of their life, in university and in their career. The school works with a number of in-school and afterschool programs to address the varied needs of the students.
Taking inspiration from the school motto of “Beyond Academic Excellence”, the International Modern Arabic School offers a dynamic learning environment; one that respects the pupil and acknowledges each student’s ability to do more and more than they actually work or strive to do.
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 International Modern Arabic School offers a dynamic learning environment; one that respects the pupil and acknowledges each student’s ability to do more and more than they actually work or strive to do.
The school at IMAS seeks to create leaders on its own–confident, capable individuals with a God-conscious vision to lead and contribute to society as a whole and to the Ummah as a whole. The students graduate with an appreciation of the ideals of integrity, humanity, loyalty and accountability.
IMAS’ mission is to cultivate the creative minds with a sense of compassion and understanding. The school is committed to the students’ spiritual, academic, emotional, and physical development, preparing them to face the challenges ahead, and fostering an understanding of their obligation to serve their country.
The school follows several core values such as teamwork, harmony, excellence, integrity, 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.