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Al Diyafah High School in Dubai

School name Al Diyafah High School
Type of institute private profit-making K-12 school
Curriculum or Student Nationality Indian/UK
Qualifications or Courses A-level, IGCSE
Head of school Mrs Joyce Rufus (principal)
Executive body or owner Ms Winnie D’Cunha (founder)
Date founded September 1982
Number of students (approx) 1400
Number of staff (approx)
School area, location map Al Ghusais / Al Qusais, Al Diyafah Street - location map
Postal address PO Box 24023, Dubai, UAE
Telephone +971-4-2671115
Fax +971-4-2671337
Email principal@diyafahschool.ae
Website www.diyafah.com (new window)
School fees structure 9,495-20,130 dhs per year (2012-2013)
Teacher salary range 2,100 - 5,300 dhs per month (estimate only, not confirmed)
Student satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 189 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 57 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
3.5 stars from 61 votes.    
KHDA school inspection report ratings
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012
acceptable acceptable acceptable good

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Al Diyafah High School (ADHS) tuition fee structure, general information and reviews
Grade/Year LKG UKG 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2013-2014                              
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2012-2013 9,495 9,495 10,080 10,080 10,080 10,365 10,365 10,365 10,590 12,040 13,270 16,770 16,770 17,080 20,130
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2011-2012                              
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2010-2011 9,085 9,085 9,645 9,645 9,645 9,920 9,920 9,920 10,130 11,520 12,700 16,045 16,045 16,345 19,260
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2009-2010 8,500 8,500                         18,000
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2008-2009a 7,404 7,404 7,518 7,518 7,518 7,802 7,802 7,802 7,973 9,112 10,138 13,213 13,213 13,213 15,947
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2007-2009 7,085 7,085 7,194 7,194 7,194 7,466 7,466 7,466 7,630 8,720 9,701 12,644 12,644 12,644 15,260
  • 2013-2014 fees information not supplied. Please send fee structure to education@dubaifaqs.com.
  • 2012-2013 fees include "optional" activity fees of AED 2,091-4,183. It is not clear how optional they are. Admission and registration fee AED 500 (non-refundable), student accident insurance charge AED 100. Extra costs for bus transport (AED 450-675 per month), books and stationary, uniforms. Fees payable in three instalments KG1 to Year 10, two instalments Years 11-13.
  • 2009-2010 Bus transportation fees AED 300 (Al Ghusais) to AED 550 (Jumeirah, Ajman) per month depending on location.
  • 2008-2009a fees in italics unconfirmed, not clear if for 2008-2009 academic year.
  • 2007-2008 fees structure from KHDA information, unconfirmed, and unclear if applicable for that year.
  • Years 10 and 11 are IGCSE, Year 12 is AS Level, Year 13 is A-Level.
  • See also Al Diyafah kindergarten school for KG level section.
20 May 2013
21 August 2009
  • AlDiyafah HS fees info updated. Was AED 8,500-15,300 for 2008-2009?
  • Added separate page for Al Diyafah Nursery Kindergarten to be included in the list of Dubai nurseries.
  • No malware warning seen in Google search results anymore for Al Diyafah school website.
01 September 2008
  • Fees updated (was 6,500-12,000 dhs). Add 20 dhs for prospectus and admission forms, 250 dhs registration fees, 250 dhs admission fee, transport fees (not found).
  • Principal's name updated (was Mr Keenan Pimenta, appointed 2005), new principal starts 28 September 2008.
  • AlDiyafah High School is K-12 despite the name. School includes kindergarten, primary, secondary sections. Also called "Al Diyafah School".
  • Previous heads were Mr Rocky Miller (principal, 1999-2005), Mr J Ferdinand (principal 1998-1999, headmaster 1994-1998)
  • Al Diyafa School moved to new site in Al Ghusais in 2001. Facilities include playing field, tennis courts, basketball court. School buildings extended further for September 2006.
  • ADHS was founded by Mrs Winnie D’Cunha (passed away in 1998).
  • Google search results for Al Diyafah school have a warning about their website saying "This site may harm your computer." (checked 04 February 2009)
Schools in the same area as Al Diyafah High School
School Name Founded   Tel    Level  Curriculum Qualifications School Fees Comments
Al Ameen School   1985   +971-4-2677100   K-10  Islamic / UK IGCSE 4,500-5,100   
Al Salam Private School   1988   +971-4-2679594   K-10  Arabic/UK IGCSE 11,700-21,000   
Central School Dubai   March 1982   +971-4-2674433   K-12  Indian CBSE, AISSC 2,500-4,400   
Dubai Carmel School   1986   +971-4-2675424   K-12  Arabic, UK IGCSE, O-level 11,000-17,110   
Pristine Private School   1992   +971-4-2674299   K-12  UK IGCSE, AS, A-levels 8,220-15,405  PPS comments 
Sheffield School Dubai   September 2004   +971-4-2678444   K-12  UK GCSE 18,560-29,000  SSD comments 

 

Last update 28 July 2013
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  • Many popular schools are full for 2014-2015. New schools in Dubai might have places.
  • Allow extra for books, extra-curricular activities, uniforms, trips, etc if not included in school fees.
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