The General Administration of Education in Al-Ahsa revealed the operation of 19 new school buildings for girls for the coming academic year, and the allocation of 1,800 buses “a bus for each 35 students”. It also revealed that the number of students who deserve awards is 11900, with 35 million riyals spent as rewards during the current fiscal year. In addition, it revealed the readiness of more than 25 companies to operate school canteens in accordance with the Safe Return to School Guide, and the operation of 91 classrooms in kindergartens, 58 of which belong to early childhood schools and 33 are classrooms of existing kindergartens.
In its preparations for the coming academic year, the Administration also revealed the maintenance of 19 laboratories in 12 schools, the transfer of interactive classes to 19 primary schools, and the construction and completion of 7 school buildings within two years, with a capacity of 234 classes accommodating 7020 students. The Administration also singed a continuing contract for maintenance of school buildings, including civil maintenance and air conditioning, with an amount of more than 200 million riyals. A comprehensive maintenance schedule was made for all the governorate’s schools to guarantee their best readiness before academic year. “TBC”, the partner in the field work, launched Madrasati (My school) platform, which enables schools to request comprehensive maintenance services easily and effectively.
In order to reach the maximum levels of safety in school settings, the Administration allocated a special budget to take precautionary measures and increase cleaners, with a total amount of more than 2.488 million riyals. It monitors the operational budget for schools at an amount of 15 million riyals, allocating 6.630 million riyals for cleanliness of buildings and maintenance of xerox machines and computers during the first semester.
356 schools of 3790 classes for 102,785 girls
354 schools of 4,024 classes for 110099 girls
53 early childhood schools:
573 classes for 14,470 boys
610 classes for 16,212 boys