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Canadian International School Abu Dhabi

School name Canadian International School Abu Dhabi
Type of institute private profit-making K-12 school
Curriculum or Student Nationality Arabic, Canadian, Islamic
Qualifications or Courses Alberta HS Diploma
Head of school Mr Darcy Reynolds (Principal)
Executive body or owner
Date founded September 2007
Number of students (approx) 700
Number of staff (approx)
School area, location map Khalifa City A - location map
Postal address PO Box 3976, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Telephone +971-2-5564206
Fax +971-2-5564207
Email admin@cisabudhabi.com
Website www.cisabudhabi.com (new window)
School fees structure 35,075-46,494 dhs per year (2014-2015)
Teacher salary range 7,000-15,000 dhs per month (2013-2014)
Student satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 164 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
2 stars from 97 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
2 stars from 81 votes.    

Canadian International School Abu Dhabi admissions, reviews, notes

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Canadian International School of Abu Dhabi (CIS-AUH, CISA, CISAD) tuition fees and information
Grade KG1 KG2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2014-2015 35,075 37,280 40,535 40,535 40,535 40,535 40,535 43,344 43,344 43,344 43,344 46,494 46,494 46,494
                             
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2011-2012 33,500 35,600 38,750 38,750 38,750 38,750 38,750 41,375 41,375 41,375 41,375 44,375 44,375 44,375
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2010-2011c 31,500 33,600 36,750 36,750 36,750 36,750 36,750 39,375 39,375 39,375 39,375 42,375 42,375 42,375
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2009-2010 32,000 34,000 37,000 37,000 37,000 37,000 37,000 39,500 39,500 39,500 39,500                                 
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2008-2009 32,000 34,000 37,000 37,000 37,000 37,000 37,000 39,500 39,500 39,500 39,500                                 
  • 2014-2015 additional charges for transport, uniforms, activities, registration, admission (not provided).
  • 2012-2013 fee schedule not provided.
  • 2011-2012 additional fees for transport, school uniforms, extra-curricular activities, field trips. Adminstration, admission fees unknown or included in tuition fees. Registration fee AED 500 included in tuition fees or is an additional cost?
  • 2010-2011 tuition fees not confirmed. Grade 12 not opening until 2011-2012. Registration fee AED 500, book charges AED 2,000, bus transport AED 4,000 (presumably per year), uniform costs AED 700.
  • Student nationalities (2012 information): about 50% Arab Muslim including Emirati, about 30% North American (Canada and USA), remainder from other countries.
  • Location in Khalifa City A, next to Horizon Private School and Abu Dhabi Women's College Khalifa campus.
School heads
  • 2010: Mr Darcy Reynolds (Principal, Associate Superintendent), email dreynolds@cisabudhabi.com.
  • Ms Micheline Mazubert (Academic Principal).
  • Laurie Meredith?
Teaching jobs at CIS Abu Dhabi
  • See website for current positions vacant (teaching and non-teaching), Home > Employment > Job Opportunities. Majority of teachers are Canadian.
  • Send CV and letter to hr@cisabudhabi.com.
16 January 2015
  • Applications for 2015-2016 enrolment open 0800 on Sunday 18 January 2015 (see CIS website for application form). Send to email admissions@cisabudhabi.com.
  • General enquiries email contact address updated to admin@cisabudhabi.com, previously was admissions@cis-ad.org.
  • Contact information updated: tel +971-2-556 4206, fax +971-2-556 4207. Previously tel +971-2-5562099, fax +971-2-5562101. Date of change not given.
22 February 2011
  • CIS Abu Dhabi head updated from Ms Micheline Mazubert (Academic Principal) to Mr Darcy Reynolds (Principal from Sep 2010).
  • Same website at domains www.cis-ad.org and www.cisabudhabi.com.
14 October 2009 review
07 April 2009 review
  • Alberta Education sending inspectors as part of CIS Abu Dhabi application process for Alberta Education accreditation?
  • Principal, Curriculum Director Micheline Mazubert previously head of the Francophone School in Calgary, AB, Canada?
  • Tuition fees information from CIS-AD, assumed to be for 2009-2010 (not stated). No fees information for Grades 10-12 yet, CIS says High School opening in September 2010.
12 February 2008 review
  • The Canadian International School (CIS) has separate teaching areas, libraries, and playgrounds for Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, and High School students.
  • Facilities include gymnasium and sports hall, 25m swimming pool, specialist music and drama rooms, science laboratories for all levels.
  • School opened with primary level students (KG-6) for 2007-2008, expanding to higher grades in future years.

Schools in or near Khalifa City A close to Canadian International School Abu Dhabi

School name Founded   Tel    Level  Curriculum Qualifications School fees Reviews
Al Bahiya Private School   1997   +971-2-5564666   primary  Arabic, UAE MOE, co-ed, KG-G6 14,000-21,000   
Al Etihad Center for Disabilities   2012   +971-2-5563469     Arabic Special Needs   
Al Ittihad National School   2006   +971-2-5562666   K-10  Arabic, UAE, US 18,100-37,100   
British Institute for Learning Development Abu Dhabi   2010   +971-2-5566078     UK Special Needs   
Choueifat Khalifa City   September 2006   +971-2-5562555   K-12  Choueifat SABIS 20,000-35,300  CKC reviews 
Horizon Private School Abu Dhabi   September 2008   +971-2-5560811   K-12  UAE, US MOE, AP 20,800-39,000   
Raha International School   September 2006   +971-2-5561567   K-12  IB DP, MYP, PYP 36,100-56,900  RIS reviews 

 

Last update 04 February 2015
General comments - might not apply to Canadian International School Abu Dhabi
  • Many popular schools are full for 2015-2016. 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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