RAS is a non-sectarian, non-profit school supported by tuition and fees. English is the language of instruction.The program is co-educational and non-residential. Policies are created by the Board to provide guidance for day-to-day operations.
The Board also works closely with the Director to set employment terms for personnel, set budget and authorize major projects and initiatives. Board policies are available to the school community online and in the school libraries.
Both the International Baccalaureate diploma and an American high school diploma are available. Limited support is offered for English language learners and students with exceptional learning needs. A wide variety of extracurricular activities are available to students. These include National Honor Society, Student Council, drama, music, math club, as well as intramural and interscholastic sports. There is a strong commitment to community service.
Approximately 22% of RAS students are American citizens, 31% are Moroccan citizens and 47% represent other nationalities. In the high school, 18% of the students are American citizens, 34% are Moroccan citizens and 48% represent other nationalities.
There are 58 full-time and 6 part-time faculty members. Additionally, 28 instructional aides assist in the classrooms, computer and science labs, PE department, and libraries. Approximately, eighty percent of the faculty holds advanced degrees beyond the Bachelor of Arts and Sciences. Ninety percent of the faculty is certified by U.S. criteria. Faculty members average at least ten years of teaching experience. RAS offers a student-faculty ratio of 8:1.
There are 180 days of instruction. The high school calendar is based on a trimester system with three equal grading periods in the school year.
|Class of 2008||Class of 2009||Class 0f 2010||Class of 2011||Class of 2012||Class of 2013|
|Percent and (number) of Full IB Diploma Candidates||64% (16)||72% (13)||48%(12)||48% (14)||58% (11)||64% (18)|
|Percent and (number) of Diploma Candidates Earning the IB Diploma||88% (14)||84% (11)||50% (6)||93% (13)||91% (10)||88% (15)|
|Average Course Score Obtained by Candidates Earning IB Diplomas||5.2||4.7||5.0||5.06||4.85||5.04|
|Average Total Points Awarded to a Full Diploma Candidate||33||30||30||33||30||32|
|Highest Diploma Points Awarded to a Full Diploma Candidate||40||36||36||37||40||37|
|Percent and (Number) of Seniors Taking One or More IB Courses||100% (25)||100% (18)||100% (28)||100% (29)||100% (19)||100% (28)|
This is a list of universities and colleges attended by RAS graduates in the past five years.