Ronaki International School-Erbil (RISE) offers students American and International educational traditions, as well as the benefits of access to the rich culture and heritage of Kurdistan, and Iraq.
RISE offers a mix of curricular and co-curricular activities, with a wide variety of programs that meet the needs and interest of its students.
The school has collaboratively developed and continues to implement an international curriculum based on clear measurable learning goals. The curriculum for the core subjects is aligned to the American Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards and benchmarks. Curriculum guides contain learning objectives that are aligned to the standards and teachers use them to plan their daily instruction in the classroom. The curriculum is endorsed with rich and various online resources and materials in technologically equipped classrooms and laboratories.
RISE offers a rigorous, well-balanced course of study. Educational materials used are selected for their viability in the American curriculum and adaptability to the local environment.
The curriculum is also designed to prepare the students for the College Board Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) General Test and SAT Subject Tests with content and skills for the tests well-integrated in the curriculum. Thus, the SAT program is implemented at RISE.