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Best Schools in Dubai

It is not always easy to select a school in UAE. We as a parents have wide range of options to find the best school in Dubai for their children. It is important to decide certain things before you begin the search for a school. You may consider the fees of a school, the ratings, the distance from your home, the school type, etc.

How many schools are in Dubai?

Dubai has 210 registered schools in UAE. There are 24 different types of curriculum, which cater to various cultures and nationalities. From American, Chinese, French, Filipino, UK and more, of which the majority of schools tend to have IGCSE, CBSE, and IB.

The schools are rated according to their performance in 5 categories (Outstanding, Very Good, Good, Acceptable & Weak) by KHDA.

What is KHDA?

KHDA (Knowledge and Human Development Authority) is the authority for regulating academic quality and assessment in Dubai. KHDA conducts regular inspection drives and prepares reports on the performance of each school after carefully evaluating its strengths and weaknesses.

What are the KHDA’s assessment methods?

  • Learning environment in the school
  • Education’s effectiveness,
  • A student’s ability to achieve
  • School’s self-evaluation
  • Curriculum containing fundamental subjects and other important subjects like Islamic Education, English, Arabic, and Science.
  • The school will also be judged based on the quality of leadership it imparts, academic achievements in core subjects, and attitude of students towards the overall teaching facilities.

Also more attention is given to students with special educational needs and disabilities. Further evaluated to identify scope of innovation in school’s curriculum and to furnish Emirati students on academic achievements, moral education and social studies.

Did You Know: At government institutes, the primary and secondary education is free of cost for all UAE Citizen.

Complete List of Schools in Dubai

The Educational scene in Dubai is always a work in progress. Although a fair number of schools have managed to increase their overall growth in the past few years. 

Note: All 210 schools in Dubai are listed in the table below. Filter or use the search box at the bottom to find school names, locations, types, grades, and ratings.
School NameLocationType of SchoolGrades2019/20
KHDA Rating
Gulf Model SchoolAl Muhaisnah 1 IndianKG1-G12Weak
Pakistan Educational AcademyOud Metha PakistaniKG1-G12Weak
Ambassador Kindergarten LLCAl Mankhool IndianPre-Primary-KG2Very Good
Ambassador School L.L.CAl Mankhool IndianPre primary-G12Very Good
Deira International SchoolDubai Fesitval CityUK - UK/IBFS1-Y13Very Good
Delhi Private SchoolJebel Ali IndianKG1-G12Very Good
Dubai British School Jumeirah ParkJumeirah IslandsUKY1-Y11Very Good
Dubai International AcademyEmirates Hills International BaccalaureateKG1-G13Very Good
Emirates International School (Meadows)Meadows International BaccalaureateKG1-G13Very Good
Foremarke SchoolDubai Land UKFS1-Y9Very Good
GEMS New Millennium School L.L.CAl KhailIndianPre Primary-G12Very Good
GEMS Our Own English High SchoolAl Warqa'a 1 IndianKG1-G12Very Good
GEMS Wellington Academy (Branch)Dubai Silicon OasisUKFS1-Y13Very Good
GEMS Wellington Academy- Al KhailAl Khail UKFS1-Y13Very Good
GEMS Wellington Primary SchoolAl Satwa UKPre Primary-Y6Very Good
GEMS World AcademyAl Barsha 1 International BaccalaureatePre Primary-G12Very Good
Hartland International SchoolMeydan CityUK/IBFS1-Y11Very Good
Jebel Ali SchoolJebel AliUKFS1-Y11Very Good
JSS International School LLCJumeirah Village Circle (South) IndianPre Primary-G12Very Good
JSS PRIVATE SCHOOL LLCAl Wasl IndianPre Primary-G12Very Good
Jumeira Baccalaureate SchoolJumeirah 1 International BaccalaureatePre Primary-G12Very Good
Kings School Nad Al ShebaNad Al Sheba 1 UKFS1-Y7Very Good
Lycee Francais InternationalOud Metha FrenchPre Primary-G12Very Good
Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou School ( Dubai Branch )Al Rowaiyah FrenchG1-G12Very Good
Lycee Libanais Francophone Prive-DubaiAl Muhaisnah 4 FrenchPre Primary-G12Very Good
MSB Private SchoolAl Nahda 2 UKFS1-Y11Very Good
Nord Anglia International SchoolAl Barsha 2 UKFS1-Y13Very Good
Raffles International School -Um Suqeim South BRUmm Suqueim 3 UKFS2-Y13Very Good
Raffles World AcademyUmm Suqueim 3 International BaccalaureatePre Primary-G12Very Good
Ranches Primary SchoolArabian RanchesUKFS1-Y6Very Good
Regent International Private SchoolThe Greens UKFS1-Y13Very Good
Safa British SchoolAl Quoz 1 UKFS1-Y7Very Good
Safa Community SchoolBarsha SouthUK/IBFS1-Y13Very Good
Sunmarke SchoolJumeirah Village Triangle UKFS1-Y13Very Good
The Indian High SchoolOud Metha IndianG5-G12Very Good
The Millenium SchoolAl Qusais IndianKG1-G12Very Good
The Winchester SchoolJebel Ali UKPre Primary-Y13Very Good
Universal American School - BranchRas Al Khor US/IBPre Primary-G12Very Good
Uptown SchoolMirdif International BaccalaureatePre Primary-G12Very Good
Victory Heights Primary SchoolDubai Sports City UKFS1-Y6Very Good
Dubai British SchoolEmirates Hills UKPre Primary-Y13Outstanding
Dubai CollegeAl Sufouh 1 UKY7-Y13Outstanding
Dubai English Speaking private college -branchAcademic City UKY7-Y13Outstanding
Dubai English Speaking SchoolZabeel 1 UKFS1-Y6Outstanding
GEMS Dubai American AcademyBarsha South AmericanKG1-G12Outstanding
GEMS Jumeirah Primary SchoolJumeirah 3 UKFS1-Y6Outstanding
GEMS Modern AcademyNad Al Sheba 1 Indian - IBPre Primary - G12Outstanding
GEMS Royal Dubai SchoolMirdif UKPre Primary-Y6Outstanding
GEMS Wellington International SchoolAl Sufouh 1UK/IBPre Primary-Y13Outstanding
Horizons English SchoolAl Wasl UKFS1-Y6Outstanding
Jumeirah CollegeAl Safa 1 UKY7-Y13Outstanding
Jumeirah English Speaking SchoolAl Safa 1 UKFS1-Y6Outstanding
Jumeirah English Speaking School (Br)Arabian RanchesUK/IBFS1-G13Outstanding
Kings School Al BarshaAl Barsha 2 UKFS1-Y13Outstanding
Kings school DubaiUmm Suqueim 3 UKFS1-Y8Outstanding
Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou Primary Oud MethaOud Metha FrenchPre Primary-KG2Outstanding
Repton SchoolNad Al Sheba 3UK/IBFS1-Y13Outstanding
Al Ghaf Primary SchoolJebel AliUKFS1- Y6Not yet inspected
Al Mawakeb School Al KhwaneejAl Mizhar 1AmericanPre Primary-G12Not yet inspected
Al Salam Community School Al Twar 2UKFS1-Y13Not yet inspected
Ambassador International AcademyAl Quoz 2UK/IBPre Primary-G5Not yet inspected
Arcadia High School Jumeirah Village TriangleUKY7-Y13Not yet inspected
BRIGHT LEARNERS PRIVATE SCHOOLAl RashidiyaAmericanPre-primary-G4Not yet inspected
Bright RidersDubai Investment ParkIndianKG1-G6Not yet inspected
Brighton College DubaiAl Barsha 2UKFS1-Y11Not yet inspected
Chinese School DubaiMirdifChineseKG1-G5Not yet inspected
Dubai International Academy AlBarsha Al Barsha 1International BaccalaureatePre Primary-G12Not yet inspected
Dunecrest American School Wadi Al Safa 3AmericanPre Primary-G12Not yet inspected
Dwight school DubaiAl Barsha 2International BaccalaureatePre Primary-G12Not yet inspected
Fairgreen International SchoolDubai LandInternational BaccalaureatePre Primary-G10Not yet inspected
GEMS Founders School MizharAl Mizhar 1UKFS1-Y13Not yet inspected
Himayah School for Education Boys - Deira (Abu Hail)Abu HailMinistry of EducationG1-G9Not yet inspected
Himayah School for Education Girls - Al KaramaAl KaramaMinistry of EducationG1-G8Not yet inspected
Ignite School Al Warqa'a 3AmericanPre Primary-G7Not yet inspected
Pearl Wisdom School LLCHor Al AnzIndianKG1-G5Not yet inspected
Renaissance SchoolDubai Sports CityAmericanPre Primary-G5Not yet inspected
South View SchoolDubai LandUK FS1-Y8Not yet inspected
The Aquila School Dubai Land UKFS1-Y8Not yet inspected
The Arbor SchoolAl FurjanUKFS1-Y8Not yet inspected
Vernus International Primary SchoolDubai Silicon OasisAmericanPre Primary -G5Not yet inspected
American Academy School For GirlsAl Mizhar 1 AmericanPre Primary-G12Not inspected due to Covid 19
CAPITAL SCHOOL.Al Qusais UKFS1-Y9Not inspected due to Covid 19
Dar Al Marefa SchoolAl Khawaneej 1 International BaccalaureatePre Primary-12Not inspected due to Covid 19
DEWA AcademyAl HudaibaUK/BTECG10-G12Not inspected due to Covid 19
Dubai Arabian American Private SchoolAl Muhaisnah 1 AmericanKG1-G12Not inspected due to Covid 19
Dubai Heights AcademyAl Barsha 2UK - UK/IBFS1-Y6Not inspected due to Covid 19
Dubai International private SchoolAl Garhoud AmericanKG1-G12Not inspected due to Covid 19
Dubai Modern Education SchoolAl Mizhar 1 American - Ministry of EducationKG1-G12Not inspected due to Covid 19
GEMS AlBarsha National SchoolAl Barsha 2 UKFS1-Y13Not inspected due to Covid 19
German International School DubaiAcademic City GermanPre Primary-G12Not inspected due to Covid 19
Global Indian International School L.L.CBarsha SouthIndianPre Primary-G9Not inspected due to Covid 19
International Academic SchoolAl Warqa'a 1 AmericanKG1-G12Not inspected due to Covid 19
INTERNATIONAL CONCEPT EDUCATIONMeydan CityFrench - IBPre Primary-G7Not inspected due to Covid 19
Kent College DubaiNad Al Sheba 2UKFS1-Y13Not inspected due to Covid 19
Lycée Français Jean MermozAl Quoz 1FrenchPre Primary-G6Not inspected due to Covid 19
Modern Skills SchoolAl Muhaisnah 1 AmericanKG1-G12Not inspected due to Covid 19
New World School PrivateAl Muhaisnah 1 Ministry of Education/ IBKG1-G12Not inspected due to Covid 19
Next Generation SchoolAl Barsha 1AmericanKG1-G8Not inspected due to Covid 19
Oaktree Primary SchoolAl Quoz 4UKFS1-Y6Not inspected due to Covid 19
Oxford SchoolAl Muhaisnah 4 UKFS2-Y13Not inspected due to Covid 19
Smart Vision SchoolAl Barsha 2UKFS1-Y6Not inspected due to Covid 19
Swiss International Scientific SchoolDubai Healthcare CityInternational BaccalaureatePre Primary-G12Not inspected due to Covid 19
The School of Research ScienceAl Warqa'a 4 UKFS1-Y13Not inspected due to Covid 19
IATAl QusaisOtherG8-G12NA
Icademy Middle East FZ.LLCDubai Knowledge Village AmericanKG2-G12NA
Latifa SchoolNad Al ShebaUKKG1-G12NA
Rashid School Nad Al ShebaUKKG1-G12NA
Al Adab Iranian Private School for BoysAl Qusais IranianKG1-G12Good
Al Basateen Private NurseryAl Khawaneej 1 Ministry of EducationKG1-KG2Good
Al Basateen Private Nursery Hatta branchHatta Ministry of EducationKG1-KG2Good
Al Diyafah High SchoolAl Nahda 2 UKFS1-Y13Good
Al Ittihad Private schoolAl Mamzar AmericanPre Primary-G12Good
Al Ittihad Private School (BR)Al Safa 1 AmericanKG1-G12Good
GEMS Al Khaleej National SchoolAl Garhoud AmericanKG1-G12Good
Al Mawakeb School - Al BarshaAl Barsha 2 AmericanKG1-G12Good
Al Mawakeb School - Al GarhoudAl Garhoud AmericanKG1-G12Good
Al Rashid Al Saleh Private SchoolOud Metha Ministry of EducationKG1-G12Good
Al Salam Private SchoolAl Nahda 2 UKFS1-Y13Good
American School of DubaiAl Barsha 2 AmericanKG1-G12Good
AMLED SCHOOLAl Quoz 4IndianPre-primary - G9Good
Apple International SchoolAl Qusais UKFS1-Y10Good
Arcadia SchoolJumeirah Village TriangleUKFS1-Y6Good
Bilva Indian SchoolAl Qusais IndianPre-primary-G10Good
Cambridge International SchoolAl Twar 1 UKFS1-Y13Good
Clarion School L.L.CAl Quoz 1AmericanPre Primary-G6Good
Collegiate American SchoolUmm Suqueim 3 American/ IBPre Primary-G12Good
CREDENCE HIGH SCHOOLAl Quoz 1 IndianPre-primary-G11Good
Dove Green Primary SchoolDubai Investment ParkUKFS1-Y9Good
Dubai Gem Private SchoolOud Metha UKFS2-Y13Good
Dubai National SchoolAl Barsha 1 AmericanKG1-G12Good
Dubai National School ( Branch)Al Twar 1 AmericanKG1-G12Good
Dubai Scholars Private SchoolAl Qusais UKFS1-Y13Good
Emirates International private School L.L.CUmm Suqueim 1UK/IBFS1-Y13Good
Gems FirstPoint SchoolDubai Land UKFS1-Y13Good
GEMS Founders SchoolAl Barsha 2UKFS1-Y13Good
GEMS Heritage Indian SchoolDubai LandIndianPre-primary-G11Good
GEMS International School- Al KhailAl Khail International BaccalaureatePre Primary-G12Good
GEMS Our Own Indian SchoolAl Quoz 1 IndianKG1-G12Good
GreenField Community SchoolDubai Investment Park International BaccalaureatePre Primary-G12Good
Greenwood International SchoolAl Muhaisnah 1 AmericanKG1-G12Good
Himayah Kindergarten for Education - KaramaAl Karama Ministry of EducationKG1-KG2Good
Horizon International School - LLCUmm AL Sheif UKFS1-Y13Good
International School of Arts & SciencesAl Warqa'a 1 AmericanKG1-G12Good
International School of Creative ScienceNad Al Sheba 3UKFS1-Y10Good
Iranian Towheed Boys SchoolAl Quoz 1 Iranian - IBKG1-G12Good
Japanese SchoolAl Wasl JapanesePre-primary-G9Good
Mirdif American SchoolAl Mizhar 1 AmericanPre-primary-G8Good
North American International SchoolAl Mizhar 1 AmericanKG1-G12Good
North London Collegiate School DubaiMeydan CityInternational BaccalaureatePre Primary-G12Good
Our Own High SchoolAl Warqa'a 1 IndianG1-G12Good
Primus Private School LLCAl Warqa'a 1 IndianPre Primary-G12Good
Pristine Private SchoolAl Nahda 2 UKFS1-Y13Good
Russian International SchoolAl Muhaisnah 4 RussianKG1-G11Good
Sharjah American International Private schoolAl Warqa'a 1 AmericanKG1-G12Good
Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Islamic InstituteAl Rowaiyah Ministry of EducationG5-G12Good
Springdales School LLCAl Quoz 1 IndianPre Primary-G12Good
St. Mary Catholic High School-DubaiBur Dubai UKY1-Y13Good
Star International SchoolAl Twar 2 UKFS1-Y13Good
Star International School ( Branch )Mirdif UKFS1-Y9Good
The City School International PrivateNad Al Hammar UKFS1-Y12Good
The English College DubaiUmm Suqueim 1 UKFS1-Y13Good
The Indian AcademyAl Muhaisnah 4IndianPre Primary -G11Good
The Indian High School-BranchAl Garhoud IndianKG1-G4Good
The Kindergarten StartersAl Garhoud IndianKG1-G5Good
The Sheffield Private SchoolAl Nahda 2 UKFS1-Y13Good
The Westminster SchoolAl Qusais UKFS1-Y13Good
Al Adab Iranian Private School for GirlsAl Qusais IranianKG1-G12Acceptable
Al Arqm Private SchoolAl Barsha 1 Ministry of EducationKG1-G12Acceptable
Al Eman Educational Est ( Al Eman private School )Al Rashidiya Ministry of EducationKG1-G9Acceptable
Al Maaref Private School (LLC)Al Qusais AmericanKG1-G12Acceptable
Al Nibras International private SchoolDubai Investment Park AmericanKG1-G12Acceptable
Al Sadiq Islamic English SchoolAl Qusais UKFS1-Y11Acceptable
Al Shurooq Private SchoolJumeirah 1 Ministry of EducationKG1-G12Acceptable
American International SchoolAl Qusais AmericanKG1-G12Acceptable
American School of Creative ScienceNad Al ShebaAmericanKG1-G8Acceptable
Amity School L.L.CAl QusaisIndianPre-primary-G7Acceptable
Arab Unity SchoolAl Mizhar 1 UKFS1-Y13Acceptable
Buds Public SchoolAl Muhaisnah 1 IndianKG1-G12Acceptable
Crescent English SchoolAl Qusais IndianKG1-G12Acceptable
Deira private schoolAl Twar 1 UKFS2-Y6Acceptable
Dubai Carmel SchoolAl Qusais UKFS2-Y13Acceptable
Dubai International private School - BRAl Quoz 1 AmericanKG1-G12Acceptable
Elite English SchoolDeira IndianKG1-G12Acceptable
English Language Private SchoolUmm Hurair UKFS2-Y13Acceptable
GEMS Metropole School-Motor City UKFS1-Y13Acceptable
GEMS Winchester SchoolDubai Land UKFS2-Y13Acceptable
Grammar SchoolAl Garhoud UKFS1-Y12Acceptable
Gulf Indian High SchoolAl Garhoud IndianKG1-G12Acceptable
H. H. Shaikh Rashid Al Maktoum Pakistani School-Dubai ( English Lang)Al Qusais PakistaniKG1-G12Acceptable
Iranian Khadije Kobra SchoolAl Karama IranianKG1-G12Acceptable
Iranian Salman Farsi Boys SchoolAl Qusais IranianG1-G12Acceptable
Iranian Towheed Girls SchoolAl Karama IranianG1-G12Acceptable
Islamic School for Training & EducationAl Muhaisnah 1 Ministry of EducationKG1-G12Acceptable
Little Flowers English schoolHor Al Anz IndianKG1-G6Acceptable
National Charity School-Boys and GirlsAl Garhoud Ministry of EducationG1-G12Acceptable
New Academy SchoolAl Raffa AmericanKG1-G12Acceptable
New Indian Model SchoolAl Garhoud IndianKG1-G12Acceptable
Newlands SchoolAl Warqa'a 1UKFS1-Y9Acceptable
Philadelphia Private SchoolAl Qusais AmericanKG1-G12Acceptable
Queen International SchoolDeira UKKG1-G12Acceptable
Sabari Indian School LLCDeira IndianKG1-G10Acceptable
St. Mary Catholic High School Dubai - Al MuhaisnahAl Muhaisnah 4UKFS1-Y9Acceptable
The Alpha School LLCAl QusaisUKFS1-Y6Acceptable
The Central SchoolAl Nahda 2 IndianKG1-G12Acceptable
The Indian International School (DSO Branch)Dubai Silicon Oasis IndianKG1-G10Acceptable
The International School of ChoueifatAl Sufouh 1 SABIS (UK/US)KG1-G12Acceptable
The International School of Choueifat - BranchDubai Investment Park SABIS (UK/US)KG1-G12Acceptable
The Philippine SchoolAl Muhaisnah 2 PhilippineKG1-G12Acceptable
United International Private SchoolAl Muhaisnah 1 PhilippineKG1-G12Acceptable
School of Research Science US High-schoolAl Warqa'a 4AmericanG9-G12

How are schools rated in Dubai?

Performance levels of the various School’s in Dubai can be categorized as follows:

✅ Outstanding: where the quality of performance substantially exceeds the general expectations of the concerned authority

✅ Very Good: where the quality of performance simply exceeds the general expectations of the concerned authority

✅ Good: where the quality of performance meets the general expectations of the concerned authority

☑️ Acceptable: where the quality of performance meets the minimum level of acceptable quality required by every School in general

☑️ Weak: where the quality of performance falls below the general expectations of the concerned authority

☑️ Very Weak: where the quality of performance falls significantly lower than the general expectations of the concerned authority

How to select the best school in Dubai?

It would be wise to keep in mind that the factors based on which the KHDA rates different schools, may very well not be related to you or your child at all. Every year, the KHDA inspects particular points based on a weighting system.

For example, in 2014/15, the main focus of KHDA was on the provision of special education needs and certain core subjects. Then in 2016/17, the main focus shifted to academic results obtained in external examinations.

School Fees 2020 – 2021 (Contains All 210 Schools)

As a parent, you must first weigh all your criteria before simply choosing from the list of Best Schools in Dubai that are rated based on the KHDA criteria. Consider the locality you stay in, how far is it from the School or how much are you willing to pay for the fees. 

Note: For your convenience, please download the below file containing fees from 210 schools in Dubai. Using the filter, you can view school fees of grades from lowest to highest.

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But more importantly, consider if the School is such that it provides a conducive environment for the personal growth of your child. Some parents consider extra-curricular activities to be a part of the curricula while some others prefer academic brilliance over other factors. 

Top 15 Best Rated Schools in Dubai (OUTSTANDING)

The quality of Schools and the level of education furnished keeping in mind the comfortability and compatibility of its students has been on a positive rise in Dubai. Each school is distinct from the other, striving to provide the best and conducive environment for the physical, mental and extra-curricular growth of children. 

Given here is a brief list of some of the Highly-rated Schools in Dubai.

Kings School Dubai

KHDA Rating: Outstanding
Curriculum: British and UK Curriculum
Branches: Set of three separate Kings Schools in different areas in Dubai
Locations: Umm SequimAl BarshaNad Al Sheba – (Click to View Distance)

  • Utilize an Educational Framework adapted to ensure an enriched learning experience focusing on individual development
  • Bespoke curriculum seeking innovative ways to incorporate holistic and academic excellence
  • State-of-the-art amenities from Classrooms to Sports facilities and performing arts auditoriums
  • Open and Beautifully set Campus staffed by seasoned teachers and qualified leaders in every field
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Dubai British School

KHDA Rating: Outstanding
Curriculum: British Curriculum
Location: Dubai British School, PO Box 37828, Springs 3, Emirates Hills, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Inclusive approach to learning, grounding positive education with overall wellbeing
  • Intercultural education incorporating professional, nurturing, pioneering and spirited interactions
  • Regular monitoring of Students Personal and social development with an adaptive curriculum design
  • High standard of maintenance of the School with a vibrant atmosphere driving daily management and continuous improvement of Students
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Dubai College

KHDA Rating: Outstanding
Curriculum: British Curriculum
Location: Dubai College, P.O. Box 837, Al Sufouhm, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Consistency in Sports, Creativity, Philanthropy, and Academics has enabled a long-held track record of Sustained Excellence
  • Pronounced emphasis on Holistic education to develop well-rounded students
  • Non-profit Institution that reinvests in the Students and the School
  • Outstanding reputation, High-quality staff, and dedicated extra-curricular provision
  • State-of-the-art facilities like Sports pitches and courts, 3D Technology workshops, Music Center, Art Department, Learning center, Computer suites with Wi-Fi Network and more
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Dubai English Speaking School

KHDA Rating: Outstanding
Curriculum: British Curriculum
Location: Dubai English Speaking School, PO Box 2002, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Dedicated staff contributing to an Inclusive environment in all areas of Student development
  • Learning atmosphere laced with the purpose that allows rapid and consistent progress 
  • Engaging interactions coupled with assessed monitoring pinpoints the learning areas and closely adapts to the Students needs
  • Effective support and accurate self-evaluation enables students to realize their specific potentials
  • Timely partnerships with parents promote a better emotional well-being and a healthy lifestyle for students in the Foundation stage
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GEMS Dubai American Academy

KHDA Rating: Outstanding
Curriculum: US and IB Curriculum
Location: GEMS Dubai American Academy, Al Barsha, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Sought after American heritage coupled with programs that embed Creative Designing, Digital fluency, and Cutting-edge Robotics
  • Enriching Holistic development through Athletic, Leadership and Extra-curricular opportunities
  • Vibrant diversity inculcates shared kindness for cultures and develops independent thinkers thus contributing to the development of the Student as a whole
  • Careful analysis and implementation of the curriculum by Insightful teachers create practical and challenging tasks that promote Critical-thinking skills among the Students
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GEMS Jumeirah Primary School

KHDA Rating: Outstanding
Curriculum: British Curriculum
Location: GEMS Dubai Primary School, Al Safa 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Bright and well-resourced Campus
  • Qualified practitioners bring together the various nationalities to build strengths and work in harmony
  • Balanced commitment between traditional values and modern innovative approach to the holistic development
  • Close consultations with parents bring in a whole new yet encouraging experience towards general student behavior and learning
  • Facilities like Prayer space, Swimming pool, Medical center, Media studio, Sports pitches and courts, Library, Performing Arts Center, Science and Technology labs and more
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GEMS Modern Academy

KHDA Rating: Outstanding
Curriculum: Indian and IB Curriculum
Location: GEMS Modern Academy, Nad Al Sheba, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Inculcate a strong ethos of discipline, mutual respect, and recognition of diverse abilities by upholding traditional values on equal terms with modern innovations
  • Shared and unrelenting commitment towards continuous improvement through active research and innovation
  • Fostering developmental skills, creativity, and resilience in early growing years
  • Extensive reviewing of provisions and consistent support ensures staff are up-to-date with changing needs of Students
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GEMS Royal Dubai School

KHDA Rating: Outstanding
Curriculum: British Curriculum
Location: GEMS Royal Dubai School, Al Mizhar 1, Mirdif, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Harmonious and Caring atmosphere brings forth a ‘family feel’ culture that encourages a compassionate and nurturing way of learning
  • Concept curriculum integrated with a bespoke learning model complements the holistic development of students
  • Dedicated staff focused on shaping each individual through constant support regarding intellectual, social, artistic, emotional, spiritual and physical wellbeing alongside academic priorities
  • Creating meaningful experiences and encouraging creative thinking, technological skills, learning dispositions as well as adaptive problem solving
  • Regular Sports camps, Holiday trips, Cultural activities, and Performing Arts build personal and social skills
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GEMS Wellington International School

KHDA Rating: Outstanding
Curriculum: British and IB Curriculum
Location: GEMS Wellington International School, Al Sufouh Area
Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • The non-selective approach enables students to perform exceptionally better, academically and otherwise
  • Foundation Stage is the stepping stone where students develop excellent learning skills that help them achieve rapid progress in individual preferences in the long-run
  • Exemplary Standard of teaching promotes drive and enthusiasm in maintaining a consistent effort to improve holistically and academically
  • Parental commitment incorporated with strong governance in a conducive and challenging environment hones each Student individually
  • Additional Facilities include extensive outdoor Sports amenities, State of the art IT infrastructure fitted with Internet Connectivity, Dance, Drama and Art studios, Observatory, Auditorium and more
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Horizon English School

KHDA Rating: Outstanding
Curriculum: English National Curriculum
Location: Horizon English School, Street 30b Off Al Wasl Road, PO Box 6749, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • A clear vision of creating a strong community preferring ‘no elitism’ through an inclusive and dedicated department
  • Viewing Curriculum as a Moral need, enabling students to succeed in interpersonal relationships, identity setting, communication and emotional intelligence where education is a by-product
  • Additional facilities include a Creative ‘STEAM’ zone for stimulation, innovation and invention of new ideas, Upgraded Sports facilities, Pool and fitness amenities, Dining space, Auditorium, New Classrooms and more
  • Parental engagement integrated with committed leadership affects children’s learning positively helping them develop an innate sense of personal responsibility within the class as well as during social interactions
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Jumeirah College

KHDA Rating: Outstanding
Curriculum: English National Curriculum
Location: Jumeirah College, Al Wasl Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Vision of creating a learning community devoted to nurturing confident students excelling in academic fields and personal excellence
  • Characterized by Academically rich students with highly developed learning skills and an innate sense of responsibility towards learning
  • Productive teaching methods and rigorous assessment ensures comprehensive learning where students can realize their maximum potentials
  • Additional amenities include Video conferencing room, Design and Technology Suite, Music suites, Drama studio, Recreational areas, Inbuilt Medical Center and more
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Jumeirah English Speaking School

KHDA Rating: Outstanding
Curriculum: British Curriculum
Locations: JumeirahArabian Ranches – (Click to View Distance)

  • Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum (UK)
  • Main purpose of making students Future-ready is strongly supported by undertaking programs like alternative educational pathways via digital technology
  • Embracing an upgraded and made-to-fit curriculum for each age group backed by plentiful resources and second to none amenities
  • Non-profit status allows more funding routed towards the school resources management and student’s overall educational and personal development
  • Additional facilities include State of the art services like Interactive Whiteboards, Well-resourced libraries, shaded playground areas, Indoor Air Conditioned and Outdoor Versatile Sports facilities, PE Studios for Games, Art and Dance classes and more
  • Well qualified teachers enable engaging, thought-provoking and strategic line of questioning that helps students themselves to formulate further plans of action relevant to real-life experiences
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Kings School Al Barsha

KHDA Rating: Outstanding
Curriculum: British Curriculum
Location: King School, Al Barsha 3, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • An Integral segment of the Kings’ Family of Schools
  • Ethos indicates an educational community born from not just academic brilliance but also the basic values highlighting positive outcomes for the determined
  • Adaptive curriculum brings in hosts of opportunities for students to grow and imbibe practical life-skills, constantly backed by engaging challenges
  • The teaching task force coupled with energetic leadership enables students to remain enthusiastic while driving others around them to be responsible and innovative
  • Additional amenities include state of the art Science Labs, Design and Food Technology Departments, Interactive Whiteboards, Music center, Impressive Sports facilities like Tennis courts, Rugby and Football pitches, Indoor gymnasiums, Fitness studios and more
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Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou

KHDA Rating: Outstanding
Curriculum: French Curriculum
Location: Academic City – P.O. Box 29 44 71, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Catering mainly to the French population in Oud Metha, Dubai, English becomes a secondary option down the road
  • Ability to switch between languages is fluent, so is the general fluency of each language
  • Recreational periods reflect the joy of students conversing with each other in different languages and their attitudes reflect an eagerness to participate in meaningful interactions
  • Insightful teachers enable students to maintain the flow of dialogues and with regular assessments, help students develop better listening and understanding skills
  • Inclusive atmosphere engages children in respectful relations as well as creating opportunities via extra-curricular activities for joint innovation and creativity
  • Secure and large outdoor facilities give way to green spaces reflecting a modern campus with usual amenities and a spacious Canteen for general use
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The UAE Ministry of Education steadfastly serves to search out and accredit schools, while the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) holds immense responsibility towards the quality of education and growth and direction of private schools, nurseries, and universities in Dubai.

While searching for some of the Best Schools in Dubai is a breeze, deciding which school to enroll your child requires a complete analysis of your living conditions in Dubai and what you expect from the particular Institution.

For more information on the complete Registration fees, Deposit, Re-enrolment fee’s or Refunds, please contact the School Registrar directly or the Accounting department of the respective School.

For the detailed list of Schools in Dubai, you can access the recent KHDA report on its regular School Inspections from the Official KHDA website. Compare the different School options you have in mind, talk it over with the concerned authorities and then decide which school your child would be comfortable in enrolling in.

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