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Buds Public School in Dubai

School name Buds Public School
Type of institute private K-12 school
Curriculum or Student Nationality Indian
Qualifications or Courses CBSE
Head of school Mrs Premlatha Durairaj (Principal)
Executive body or owner Mr Muthunadar Durairaj
Date founded December 1986
Number of students (approx) 700
Number of staff (approx) 49
School area, location map Muhasinah First, close to New Ittihad Mall/Union Co-Operative Society - location map
Postal address PO Box 12861, Dubai, UAE
Telephone +971-4-2888143
Fax +971-4-2888146
Email budsdubai@eim.ae
Website www.budsdxb.ae
School fees structure 4,500-7,000 dhs per year (2010-2011)
Teacher salary range 2,000-5,000 dhs per month (2010-2011)
Student satisfaction rating
3 stars from 204 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
3 stars from 50 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
3 stars from 82 votes.    
KHDA school inspection report ratings
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012
  unsatisfactory unsatisfactory unsatisfactory

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Buds Public School tuition fees (updated 19 February 2010)
Grade/Class KG1 KG2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2010-2011 4,500                                                                                                               7,000                      
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2009-2010 4,500                                                                                                               7,000                      
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2008-2009 3,000                     5,000    
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2007-2008 1,700                     3,600    
  • Fees might be paid in monthly instalments for 10 months per year (AED 450-700 per month?). Full details not supplied.
  • Not clear if BPS is grades KG1-10, KG1-11, or KG1-12
  • 2008-2009 fees estimated only, not confirmed.
19 April 2010
  • Buds Public School information update (email received from BPS): new location Muhaisnah 1 (previously Hor Al Anz / Hamriya - Deira), location map supplied, email updated to budsdubai@eim.ae (previously jjnet@emirates.net.ae), website added (www.budsdxb.ae - under construction when checked), fees updated for 2010-2011, teacher salary range supplied.
19 February 2010
  • Buds Public School relocated from Hor Al Anz / Al Hamriya to Al Mizhar / Muhaisnah 1? When?
  • Old telephone +971-4-2652602 and fax +971-4-2652603 disconnected.
  • Buds Public School web site at www.budspublicschool.com? Not available, no whois information found. Nothing at www.budspublicschool.ae either.
  • BPS Dubai Facebook pages at www.facebook.com/pages/Buds-Public-School/199151689207 (general?) and www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2315028183 (students?).
  • Fee structure information updated, based on information from media reports. Seems expensive and sharply higher than previous years, might be for new school campus and buildings?
  • Additional email nusrat@emirates.net.ae
  • Principal's name also seen as Durairaj Muthunadar / Durairaj Mudhunadar (is owner) and as Prem Latha.
04 September 2009
  • A report in The National 03 September 2009 about bus transport costs said "that fees had gone from Dh150 to Dh300" according to "Durairaj Mudhunadar, principal of Buds Private School." Presumably he was referring to monthly fees for KG classes.
23 November 2008
  • Founding date and fees information from KHDA website.
  • Requested 100% fees increase for 2008-2009 but opted for no increase and rent freeze on land instead according to KHDA information.
  • Principal's name written also as Prem Lata Durairaj?
  • New school premises under construction in Al Mizhar / Muhaisnah?
20 August 2006
  • Also called Buds Private School? Not related to Buds Public School in Abu Dhabi.
  • Tel +971-4-2828944 is outdated? New one seen in Gulf News 20 August 2006. Other contact details from same source (no website given, email only).
  • Languages taught include English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Urdu. Morning shift only.
  • Reported to be moving to new premises during 2008-2009 (was threatened with closure by the KHDA in 2007?).
  • Principal's name not confirmed.
Schools in the same area as Buds Public School
School Name Founded   Tel    Level  Curriculum Qualifications School Fees Comments
American Academy for Girls Dubai   September 2005   +971-4-2887250   K-12  US AP 34,000-53,000  AAGD comments 
Arab Unity School      +971-4-2886226   K-12  Arabic, UK A-level, IGCSE 5,290-7,935   
Dar Al Marefa School   September 2008   +971-4-2885782   K-10  Arabic/English IBPYP, IBMYP 25,750-50,000   
Dubai Arab American School      +971-4-2882222   K-12  UAE/US 12,013-26,780  DAAS comments 
Dubai Modern Education School   1996   +971-4-2885115   K-12  UAE, US 10,000-14,000   
Greenwood International School   September 2006   +971-4-2888000   K-12  Arabic/US SAT 14,675-23,035  GIS comments 
Mirdiff Private School   September 1995   +971-4-2883303   K-10  Arabic/US 21,000-32,000   
New Arab Unity School   September 2007   +971-4-2884844   K-12  Arabic, US 17,500-30,000   
North American International School Dubai      +971-4-2884844   K-12  Arabic, US 25,750-41,200   
Royal Dubai School   September 2005   +971-4-2886499   K-10  UK NC, GCSE, A-level 30,084-37,932  RDS comments 
School of Modern Skills   August 2006   +971-4-2887765   K-10  Arabic / US UAE 14,313-24,205  SMS comments 
Star International School Mirdiff   September 2008   +971-4-2884644   primary  UK NC 29,250-44,000  SISM comments 

 

Last update 19 April 2010
General comments - might not apply to Buds Public School
  • 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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