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GEMS Our Own School Al Warqa in Dubai

School name GEMS Our Own School Al Warqa
Type of institute private school
Curriculum or Student Nationality Indian
Qualifications or Courses CBSE, iCBSE
Head of school
Executive body or owner GEMS Education
Date founded April 2011
Number of students (approx)
Number of staff (approx)
School area, location map Al Warqaa 3 - location map
Postal address Dubai, UAE
Telephone +971-4-2800075
Email polin.f_ocw@gemsedu.com
School fees structure 5,518-11,676 dhs per year (2011-2012)
Teacher salary range 1,200 - 3,100 dhs per month (estimate only)
Student satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 16 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
2 stars from 4 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
4 stars from 7 votes.    

GEMS Our Own School Al Warqa admissions, reviews, notes

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GEMS Our Own School Al Warqa'a (OOSW) fee structure (previously called Our Own Community School Al Warqaa)

[Check] School has closed or merged with another GEMS school - Our Own English High School, or Our Own High School, both also in Al Warqaa? Or is girls section of OOEHS or OOHS?

Grade/Year KG1 KG2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2012-2013 6,070 6,070 7,434 7,434 7,434 7,474 7,474 8,446 8,446 8,446 10,556 10,556 12,844 12,844
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2011-2012¹ 5,518 5,518 6,758 6,758 6,758 6,797 6,797 7,678 7,678 7,678 9,596 9,596 11,676³ 11,676³
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2011-2012² 8,000 8,000 10,000 10,000 10,000 10,000 10,000                                                                                    
  • 2012-2013 fees are estimates only based on 10% increase reported 19 January 2011 but not confirmed. Updated fee schedule not supplied.
  • OOCS for classes KG1-Grade 5 only for 2011 (unknown if school will be expanded in future years)?
  • Fees pending approval from KHDA or Ministry of Education?
  1. Fees information for grades KG-12 for "GEMS Our Own School, Al Warqa'a" according to GEMS website. Is the same as the fee structure for GEMS Our Own English High School.
  2. Fees information according to newsletter sent to parents in December 2010.
  3. Fees are AED 11,676 for Science stream, and AED 11,196 for Commerce stream.
25 February 2011
20 December 2010 review
  • GEMS Our Own Community School is a new Indian curriculum school opening in Al Warqa area of Dubai in April 2011 for the 2011-2012 academic year.
  • Facilities will include multi-purpose hall, covered outdoor play area, indoor play areas, football field, basketball courts, art and music rooms, science laboratory, library, ICT wireless internet network, computer labs, multimedia classrooms.
  • Curriculum offered is International CBSE (iCBSE, CBSEi)?

Schools in or near Al Warqaa 3 close to GEMS Our Own School Al Warqa

School name Founded   Tel    Level  Curriculum Qualifications School fees Reviews
International Academic School Dubai   September 2006   +971-4-2800993   K-12  Arabic, US HS Diploma 12,930-24,250  IASD reviews 
International School of Arts and Sciences Dubai   September 2007   +971-4-2800459   K-12  US 28,200-51,465  ISASD reviews 
Our Own High School   2005   +971-4-2800077   K-12  Indian CBSE 7,358-12,484  OOHS reviews 
Rajagiri International School   April 2008   +971-4-2800691   primary  Indian CBSE 9,750-14,400  RIS reviews 
Sharjah American School Dubai   September 2005   +971-4-2801111   K-12  Arabic, US AP, SAT 14,671-36,677  SASD reviews 


Last update 30 November 2013
General comments - might not apply to GEMS Our Own School Al Warqa
  • Many popular schools are full for 2018-2019. 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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