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Al Bustan Private School

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Al Bustan Private School in Abu Dhabi

School name Al Bustan Private School
Type of institute private K-10 school
Curriculum or Student Nationality Arabic , Islamic, US
Qualifications or Courses
Head of school Ms Maha Ramzi (principal)
Executive body or owner
Date founded 1987
Number of students (approx)
Number of staff (approx)
School area, location map Muroor Rd, opposite Madinat Zayed shopping mall - location map
Postal address PO Box 7443, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Telephone +971-2-6330036
Fax +971-2-6315865
Email bustansc@emirates.net.ae
Website www.bps.ae
School fees structure 5,300-7,300 dhs per year (2010-2011)
Teacher salary range 1,200 - 1,900 dhs per month (estimate only)
Student satisfaction rating
3 stars from 51 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 12 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
3 stars from 13 votes.    

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Al Bustan Private School in Abu Dhabi (ABPS) tuition fee structure and general information
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Grade/Year KG1 KG2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2012-2013                                                                                                                                                          
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2010-2011 5,300 5,300 5,800 5,800 5,800 6,300 6,300 6,300 6,800 7,300        
  • 2012-2013 admission, registration, tuition fees information not supplied. Please send fee structure to education@dubaifaqs.com.
  • 2010-2011 fees year of validity not confirmed. Book costs AED 600-1,600, health or medical fee AED 150, uniform costs AED 200, bus transport charges AED 1,600. Total fees (without transport) AED 6,250-9,250. Total fees (with transport) AED 7,850-10,850.
  • Curriculum is American-US (ADEC information). Predominantely Arabic and/or Emirati students?
  • Contact email address is bustansc@emirates.net.ae (updated information)? Previously was bustans@emirates.net.ae?
  • Location is opposite Madinat Zayed market or shopping centre (Madinat Zayed Mall) in Abu Dhabi city - as in the block on other side of the main road (New Airport Road, Eastern Rd, East Rd, Muroor Rd, 4th St). Within that block (all routes and landmarks unconfirmed), location is corner of 2nd and 5th Street, behind Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, opposite the Senegal Embassy in Abu Dhabi, same road as Lebanese International Private School (5th St), around the corner from the Indian Modern Science School (on 7th Street)? GPS coordinates (approximate only, not confirmed) 24°29'5.35"N, 54°22'3.60"E (24.484820,54.367666).
  • Owner's name, route and location map, student and staff numbers and nationalities not supplied.
02 July 2013 - ABPS closing (ADEC announcement)
  • Al Bustan Private School is being closed by the Abu Dhabi education authority (ADEC) in July 2013 as it is one of the Abu Dhabi villa schools.
  • Unknown what happened to plans (if there were any) to relocate to an empty government school building or find a plot of land to build a new campus facility.
27 April 2011
  • A report in The National had comments about ABPS after 10 villa schools in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain were sent warning notices in April 2011 about health and safety issues (the schools were not named, not clear if ABPS was one of them).
  • The principal of Al Bustan School, Ms Maha Ramzi, was quoted as saying "We cannot tell the parents anything - we cannot order books and we cannot plan anything for the next academic year," and regarding the safety issues, she said "I recently installed a new fire alarm system and have put up evacuation plans in classrooms as well. We want to co-operate with the authority and respect the law, but we need more time." There are several empty government school buildings which school operators can apparently apply to ADEC for relocation. The report also said the principal might was looking for a plot to build a new school.
17 June 2009
  • Principal's name is Maha Khashman? Unconfirmed. Principal's name according to ADEZ information is Maha Ramzi.
  • Range of classes is KG-grade 8.
12 April 2008
  • Also called Al Bustan Pvt School or Al Bustan School (AlBustan School).
  • Email bustansc@emirates.net.ae also seen, unknown which one is correct. Email bustansc@eim.ae (or bustans@eim.ae) might also be valid.
  • Class range KG to grade 8 according to ADEZ information.
  • Official school website not supplied or found.

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Last update 01 October 2013
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