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American Academy for Girls Dubai

School name American Academy for Girls Dubai
Type of institute private profit-making K-12 school
Curriculum or Student Nationality US
Qualifications or Courses AP
Head of school Delice A Scotto (Principal)
Executive body or owner Beacon Education >> Madaares >> Taaleem
Date founded September 2005
Number of students (approx) 240
Number of staff (approx) 40
School area, location map Cnr 4A & 11A Streets, Mizhar 1, Mirdiff - location map
Postal address PO Box 78484, Dubai, UAE
Telephone +971-4-2887250
Fax +971-4-2887251
Email admissions@aag.ae
Website www.aag.ae (new window)
School fees structure 34,000-53,000 dhs per year (2010-2011)
Teacher salary range 7,700 - 13,900 dhs per month (estimate only)
Student satisfaction rating
3 stars from 129 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
3 stars from 42 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
3 stars from 29 votes.    
KHDA school inspection report ratings
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012
good good good good

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American Academy for Girls, Al Mezhar tuition fee structure
Grade/Year KG1 KG2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2010-2011 34,000 34,000 40,000 40,000 40,000 40,000 47,000 47,000 47,000 47,000 53,000 53,000 53,000 53,000
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2009-2010 28,580 28,580 33,780 33,780 33,780 33,780 38,980 38,980 38,980 38,980 44,170 44,170 44,170 44,170
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2008-2009 25,520                         39,440
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2007-2008 25,520                         39,440
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2006-2007 22,000                         34,000
  • 2010-2011 fees increased 20% from 2009-2010.
  • Compulsory entrance exam fee AED 500 (non-refundable) - might be equivalent to Registration fee.
  • Previous information was Application Fee AED 500, and Registration Fee AED 2,000 (might not apply from 2009).
  • Uniforms and bus transport fees not included.
  • Fee information in italics is unconfirmed.
05 April 2011
  • Al Mizhar American Academy for Girls has been awarded accreditation by The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and the Council of International Schools (CIS) (press release 05 April 2011).
19 May 2010
  • The American Academy for Girls, Al Mizhar was one of two Taaleem schools reported in UAE newspapers as being given permission by the KHDA to increase fees by up to 20% for 2010-2011. In March 2010, the KHDA announced a freeze on school fees in Dubai.
02 June 2009
  • An American Academy for Girls in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK AAG) is opening in September 2009. Apart from the name, there appears to be no connection with the Dubai AAG.
06 September 2008
  • Fees remain the same for 2008-2009 academic year? KHDA information is that AAG asked for 40% increase but was ineligible as they had already increased fees by 16% for 2007-2008.
  • See also list of other Beacon Education schools (renamed / sold to Madaares then Taleem / Taaleem).
14 September 2007
  • Contact information and fees updated. Email dscotto@aag.ae may also be valid.
  • All teachers are North American trained but come from several different countries.
  • Class sizes intended to be from 15-18 students.
  • Research showing that girls learn better in an all-girls school environment was the motive for making AAG a girls only school.
28 October 2006
  • Multi-national student body with most teachers from North America.
  • Beacon Education company contact information sometimes given on other sources (tel +971-43498806, fax +971-4-3498807, PO Box 76691).
  • Other email addresses seen (may not be working) principal@aag.ae or d_scotto@aag.ae.
  • Website domain www.aag.ac is not for AAG.
  • School also referred to as Al-Mizhar American Academy School for Girls or The American Academy for Girls Al Mizhar / Al Mezhar / Al Mazhar or similar.

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School of Modern Skills   August 2006   +971-4-2887765   K-10  Arabic / US UAE 14,313-24,205  SMS reviews 
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Last update 18 April 2011
General comments - might not apply to American Academy for Girls Dubai
  • Many popular schools are full for 2017-2018. 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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