Founded in 1961, RHS is a privately owned pre-K-12 coeducational day school. Rawdah High School offers challenging academic programs at all levels. While the language of instruction is English, Arabic is taught at all levels. It offers a rich and balanced curriculum in both the liberal arts and sciences. Athletics, extra-curricular activities, and community service are essential components of an RHS education. At the secondary level, students follow either the High School Program or the Lebanese Baccalaureate. The school curriculum is designed to serve the needs of children in Lebanon as well as the international community (high school) who aspire to an International higher education. The school year is comprised of three terms extending from September through the end of June.