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Dubai International Academy

School name Dubai International Academy
Type of institute private profit-making K-12 school
Curriculum or Student Nationality UK/US
Qualifications or Courses IB DP, MYP, PYP
Head of school Ms Poonam Bhojani (Executive Director)
Executive body or owner Innoventure Educational Investments LLC (IVEI)
Date founded 2005
Number of students (approx) 1800
Number of staff (approx) 240
School area, location map Emirates Hills - location map
Postal address PO Box 118111, Dubai, UAE
Telephone +971-4-3684111
Fax +971-4-3619050
Email info@diadubai.com
Website www.diadubai.com
School fees structure 33,618-59,565 dhs per year (2012-2013)
Teacher salary range 7,600 - 15,600 dhs per month (estimate only, not confirmed)
Student satisfaction rating
3 stars from 124 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
3 stars from 51 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
3 stars from 31 votes.    
KHDA school inspection report ratings
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012
acceptable good good good

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Dubai International Academy (DIA) tuition fee structure and general information
Grade/Year KG1 KG2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2012-2013 33,618 37,913 38,268 43,336 43,336 43,336 43,336 43,336 48,749 48,749 48,749 54,173 54,173 59,565 59,565
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2011-2012 32,170 36,280 36,620 41,470 41,470 41,470 41,470 41,470 46,650 46,650 46,650 51,840 51,840 57,000 57,000
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2010-2011 32,170 36,280 36,620 41,470 41,470 41,470 41,470 41,470 46,650 46,650 46,650 51,840 51,840 57,000 57,000
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2009-2010 32,170 36,280 36,620 41,470 41,470 41,470 41,470 41,470 46,650 46,650 46,650 51,840 51,840 57,000 57,000
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2008-2009 29,520                           52,800
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2007-2008 24,600                           44,000
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2006-2007 21,000                           42,000
  • 2012-2013 - registration fee (new students, non-refundable) AED 5,500, re-registration fee (returning students, non-refundable) AED 2,500, entrance test fee (new students, non-refundable) AED 500, ESL class AED 4,500.
  • 2010-2011 - Advance payment AED 500, Entrance test fee AED 500, Annual re-enrolment fee AED 500, English as a Second Language (ESL) class AED 4,500. Fees are due in two approximately equal instalments on 01 September and 01 February.
  • 2009-2010 - Bus transport fee AED 8,200 (annual).
17 January 2012
  • DIA announced in a press release that they had been accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). They were also re-authorised by the IB for all three IB programs running in the school.
23 March 2010
  • Dubai International Academy operators, Innoventure Education, and Emaar Education have announced a partnership where Innoventures will take over the management of Emaar schools from September 2010. The DIA website says to email feedback about the news to diafeedback@diadubai.com.
05 October 2008
  • Dubai International Academy (DIA) fees information updated.
  • New secondary school principal is Mr David Impey, Elementary School Principal is still Mr Donavon Reinsmoen.
  • DIA is unrelated to Dubai International School or Dubai American Academy.
  • DIA websites at www.diadubai.com, www.dubaiinternationalacademy.com, and maybe www.diadubai.org.
  • See also the Swedish School of Dubai (held one afternoon per week on DIA campus).
03 September 2007
  • Fees AED 24,600-44,000 for 2007-2008 Academic Year. A relatively small increase compared to what many other schools were attempting to charge.
  • High School Principal is Mr Narendra Mehrotra
  • Elementary School Principal is Mr Donavon Reinsmoen.
  • Students from 74 different nationalities, staff from 20 different nationalities.
  • Authorised as an IB World School from September 2007 and can offer IB Certificate and Diploma programs.
23 August 2006
  • Curriculum based on IB PYP, MYP, DP.
  • Multinational staff and students.
  • Fax number +971-4-3248866 given elsewhere is for Innoventure Partners in Oud Metha, not the school.
  • Fees 21,000-42,000 dhs per year for 2006-2007.

 

Last update 30 September 2012
General comments - might not apply to Dubai International Academy
  • 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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