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Al Dhafra Private School in Abu Dhabi

School name Al Dhafra Private School
Type of institute private profit-making K-12 school
Curriculum or Student Nationality Arabic/UK/US
Qualifications or Courses A-level, IGCSE, SAT
Head of school Nada Saab
Executive body or owner
Date founded September 1983
Number of students (approx)
Number of staff (approx)
School area, location map Mohamed Bin Zayed City - location map
Postal address PO Box 25801, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Telephone +971-2-4443395
Fax +971-2-4443396
Email administration@dhafraschools.com
Website www.dhafraschools.com
School fees structure 22,000-38,000 dhs per year (2012-2013)
Teacher salary range 5,000 - 10,000 dhs per month (estimate only, not confirmed)
Student satisfaction rating
3 stars from 154 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 33 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
2.5 stars from 56 votes.    

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Al Dhafra Private Schools Abu Dhabi tuition fee structure and information
Grade/Class KG1 KG2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2012-2013 22,000 24,000 26,000 26,000 26,000 26,000 32,000 32,000 33,000 33,000 35,000 36,000 37,000 38,000
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2011-2012   9,000 10,800 10,800 10,800 12,000 12,000 12,000 12,000 13,800 14,400 15,360 15,600 16,200
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2010-2011                            
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2009-2010 7,500 7,500 9,000 9,000 9,000 10,100 10,100 10,100 11,200 11,700 12,200 12,800 13,200 13,800
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2008-2009 7,500 7,500 9,000 9,000 9,000 10,100 10,100 10,100 11,200 11,700 12,200 12,800 13,200 13,800
  • 2012-2013 increased fees due to moving to new campus? Fees paid in 3 installments - Sep, Dec, Apr. Book fees additional AED 1,000-3,500. Bus transport AED 4,000-4,500 (proposed). Uniform fees AED 90-120.
  • 2011-2012 fees information not confirmed.
  • 2010-2011 fees information not supplied. Please send fee structure to education@dubaifaqs.com.
  • 2009-2010 - fees information unconfirmed.
  • 2008-2009 - fees information from DPS website but unknown if for 2008-2009. Can be paid in 3 installments - Sep, Dec, Apr. Transport fees an additional 1,500 dhs (one way) or 2,500 dhs (return) per year.
25 June 2012
  • Al Dhafra Private Schools Abu Dhabi moving from Al Muroor Street/Road to new location in Mohammed Bin Zayed City for August or September 2012. New location and contact information not supplied.
  • ADEC announcement 25 May 2012 said the villa school would be closed and students would relocate to the new campus.
  • Website at www.dhafrasc.com no longer available (is spam). New website at www.dhafraschools.com. Updated email address is administration@dhafraschools.com (previously dps@dhafrasc.com).
21 September 2008
  • Al Dhafra Private Schools Abu Dhabi new PO Box and email contact from Dhafra Private School (DPS) website. Old PO Box 4330 and email dhafrasc@emirates.net.ae.
12 April 2008
Schools in the same area as Al Dhafra Private School
School Name Founded   Tel    Level  Curriculum Qualifications School Fees Comments
ABC Private School   September 1979   +971-2-4445800       
Al Manara Private School   1984   +971-2-4447340   K-12  Arabic/UAE   
Al Worood Academy   1982   +971-2-4447655   K-12  Arabic / UK / US A-level, IGCSE, HS Diploma, SAT 11,220-24,860   
American International School Abu Dhabi   1995   +971-2-4444333   K-12  US IB DP, PYP, US HS diploma 27,960-50,820  AISAD comments 
Bangladesh Islamia School Abu Dhabi   August 1980   +971-2-4446904   K-12  Bangladeshi SSC, HSC 2,100-4,000   
Emirates Private School Abu Dhabi   1982   +971-2-4448863   K-12  UAE/UK/US A-level, ACT 9,000-24,000   
French School Abu Dhabi   1972   +971-2-4448075   K-12  French 13,000-23,950  FSAD comments 
Japanese School Abu Dhabi   1977   +971-2-4446104   primary  Japanese  JSAD comments 

 

Last update 25 June 2012
General comments - might not apply to Al Dhafra Private School
  • Many popular schools are full for 2014-2015. New schools in Abu Dhabi might have places.
  • Allow extra for books, extra-curricular activities, uniforms, trips, etc if not included in school fees.
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