The American International School of Kuwait (AIS) is a private, independent , co-educational day school serving students from pre-kindergarten through grade twelve. English is the primary language of instruction although all students study Arabic or Arabic as a Foreign Language. It is an International Baccalaureate Organization (IB) Continuum School that is fully authorized for the IB Diploma (IBD), Middle Years (MYP) and Primary Years (PYP) programmttes. The school is modeled on the three divisions typical of American schooling: Elementary, Middle and High School. AIS is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA).