GEMS Al Khaleej International School follow the US Curriculum, aligned to:
- Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English Language and Math classes
- Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
- California State standards for other subjects taught in the English language
- Ministry of Education’s prescribed program for the Arabic Language, Islamic Studies and Social Studies.
GEMS AKIS carries out regular assessments using American Standardized tests, including the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) test. This ensures that high standards of education are consistently maintained and students are able to achieve competent results.
The language of instruction is English.