Al Maarifa Private School
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Al Maarifa Private School in Sharjah
|School name||Al Maarifa Private School|
|Type of institute||private K-12 school|
|Curriculum or Student Nationality||Arabic, Islamic, UK, US|
|Qualifications or Courses||UAE, SAT, IGCSE, A-level|
|Head of school||Mustafa Al Mousa (Director and Principal)|
|Executive body or owner|
|Date founded||September 1986|
|Number of students (approx)||5000|
|Number of staff (approx)|
|School area, location map||Al Yarmouk, Al Yarmook - location map|
|Postal address||PO Box 7190, Sharjah, UAE|
|Website||www.almarifa-intsch.ae (new window)|
|School fees structure||5,000-19,300 dhs per year (2012-2013)|
|Teacher salary range||1,100 - 5,100 dhs per month (estimate only)|
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Al Ma'arifa International Private School Sharjah (MIS, AMPS) tuition fees and general information
UAE Ministry of Education curriculum classes
|Annual tuition fees (AED) 2012-2013||5,000||5,500||6,900||7,590||8,280||8,970||9,660||10,350||10,765||11,590||12,420||13,250||14,490||15,455|
British and American international curriculum classes
|Annual tuition fees (AED) 2012-2013||10,500||10,800||11,500||12,000||12,500||13,300||14,000||14,300||15,600||16,100||16,600||17,500||18,500||19,300|
- 2012-2013 - Medical fees AED 200 per year. Bus transportation fees AED 2,200 (Sharjah), AED 2,400 (Ajman), AED 2,600 (Umm Al Quwain - UAQ), AED 2,600 (Dubai - Deira). Registration fee AED 500. Additional costs for books and uniforms (not supplied).
- 2008-2009 - AED 10,350-18,960 (for UK/US curriculum?).
- 2007-2008 - Fees if following MOE curriculum only are AED 6,200-13,700 per year (unconfirmed).
- Not to be confused with the Al Ma'arifa School in Abu Dhabi, the Al Marfa International School in Abu Dhabi, the Al Ma'arifa International Baccalaureate School in Dubai (Mirdif), or the Al Maarif Private School in Dubai (Al Ghusais).
16 June 2013
- Website domains at www.almarifa-intsch.ae and www.mischool.ae. Both forward to website at mischool.somee.com.
- Tel number updated to 065014444 (previously was +971-6-5674444, unknown if still valid).
07 September 2008 review
- Full name is "Al Ma'arifa International Private School. Also called something like Nor Al Ma'arif Private School, Nor Al Ma'arifa Pvt School, Nor Al Maarif International School, Nor Al Marif School, Noor Al Maarif School, Nour Al Maaref School.
- Listed as "International Knowledge Private School" with the UAE Ministry of Education (MOE).
- Accreditation awarded in March 2007 from The New England Association of Schools and Colleges in the United States of America (NEASC) (unconfirmed)?
12 September 2005 review
- A Khaleej Times report 12 September 2005 highlighted Nor Al Ma'arif Private School as one in which the principal, Fatima Al Marri, was also a licence partner, which is not allowed according to the report.
Last update 30 May 2014
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