Dubai International Academy
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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)|
|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|
|School fees structure||33,618-59,565 dhs per year (2012-2013)|
|Teacher salary range||7,600 - 15,600 dhs per month (estimate only)|
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Dubai International Academy admissions, reviews, notes
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Dubai International Academy (DIA) tuition fee structure and general information
- See also Dubai International Academy Al Barsha, second DIA school in Dubai, opened September 2018.
- Dubai International Academy is not the same as, or related to, Dubai International School, or Dubai American Academy.
|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).
- 2006-2007 fees 21,000-42,000 dhs per year.
- Location: Emirates Hills.
- 2018: Mr James Lynch (Principal). Moved to the new (in 2019) Ambassador International Academy in Dubai as founding principal.
- 2013: Ms Poonam Bhojani (Executive Director).
- 2008: Mr David Impey (Secondary School Principal). Mr Donavon Reinsmoen (Elementary School Principal).
- 2007: Mr Narendra Mehrotra (High School Principal). Mr Donavon Reinsmoen (Elementary School Principal).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
05 October 2008 review
- Dubai International Academy (DIA) fees information updated.
- New secondary school principal is Mr David Impey, Elementary School Principal is still Mr Donavon Reinsmoen.
- 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 review
- 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.
- 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 review
- 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.
Last update 30 September 2013
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