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King's Academy (Jordan)

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[King's Academy Flag (Jordan)]
image by Ivan Sache, 19 November 2015

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King's Academy was established in August 2007 by King Abdullah II. The Academy is located in Manja, close to the historical town of Madaba, 30 km south-west of Amman. it hires 80 faculty members who teach some 550 male and female students, in grades 9 to 12. The Academy's curriculum is divided into eight departments: Communication, Rhetoric and the Literary Arts; Computer Science; Ethics, Philosophy and Religion; Fine and Performing Arts; History and Social Studies; Mathematics; Physical and Life Sciences; and World Languages.
Source: Academy's website
Ivan Sache, 19 November 2015

The Flag

The flag of the King's Academy is white with the Academy's emblem in the center.
Ivan Sache, 19 November 2015

The Emblem

The emblem of the Academy is made of four concentric seven-pointed stars, from the center to the border:
- a golden yellow star;
- a white star;
- a red star fimbriated white;
- a red star.
The red stars have curved edges; accordingly, the whole emblem looks like a flower. This is reflected in the Academy's motto, written in Arabic and Latin in the upper border of the emblem, "floreat scientia", "Let knowledge flourish" (this motto is also used by Massey University, New Zealand). The name of the the Academy is written in capital letters in the lower part of the border, surmounted by the year of foundation, "2007".
Ivan Sache, 19 November 2015