Al Khor International School (AKIS), in serving the schooling needs of the employees of RasGas and QatarGas, offers National Curriculum of England (NCE) and the Central Board of Secondary Education Curriculum (CBSE India) to a growing body of over 3,500 students in the 4 to 18 age group from 50 countries. AKIS opened in September 1999, reaching its full complement of primary and secondary classes in 2006/07. A state of the art Primary school for some 1700 opened in April 2010. AKIS is located in a purpose built community of some 15,000 residents. Situated near the coast, amid landscaped gardens, it has excellent leisure facilities and high class accommodation.