It is divided into several departments: Kindergarten, Infants, Juniors, Seniors and the Green Unit, a department for children with special educational needs. Each of the departments has its own Principal.
The Senior school is defined as Years 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and the Sixth Form. The principal of the Senior school is Mrs. Janet Carew , and there are two vice-principals: Mr. John Sherwood and Mr. John Price. At the moment, 800 of the school's 2000 students are enrolled in the Senior school. According to the Good Schools Guide International, "Academics are very strong here".
Kuwait English School offers a wide range of courses including basics such as English and Math as well as interactive swimming and drama classes.