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GEMS World Academy Abu Dhabi

School name GEMS World Academy Abu Dhabi
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 Jay Roy (Principal, CEO)
Executive body or owner GEMS Education / Varkey Group
Date founded September 2011
Number of students (approx)
Number of staff (approx)
School area, location map location map
Postal address PO Box 110273, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Telephone +971-2-6416333
Fax +971-2-6428803
Website www.gemsworldacademy-abudhabi.com
School fees structure 25,000-55,650 dhs per year (2011-2012)
Teacher salary range 5,600 - 14,600 dhs per month (estimate only)
Student satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 14 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
5 stars from 9 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
3.5 stars from 8 votes.    

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GEMS World Academy Abu Dhabi fee structure and information
Grade KG1 KG2-4 KG2-5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Annual fees (AED) 2011-2012 25,000 38,000 39,900 55,650 55,650 55,650                                                                                                            
  • Different fees for KG2 students depending on age as of 15 September 2011 (4 or 5 years old).
  • 2011-2012 registration fee AED 500 (non-refundable). Fees include textbooks and other books on loan but exclude lunch, transport, uniforms.
  • GWA-Abu Dhabi location is on Najda Street (6th st) between 9th Street (Passport Road) and 11th Street, between Shabeya Police Station and the post office.
20 January 2012
  • Website domain www.gemsworldacademy-abudhabi.com forwards to www.gemseducation.com.
  • Fees information updated.
20 February 2011
  • Opening date for GEMS World Academy unclear. Expected to be September 2011, but BNC Network information says estimated completion of the project currently under construction is December 2011 (as of 10 January 2011), and project value about $82 million. Maybe they're referring to the new GAA campus in Khalifa City?
15 December 2010
  • GEMS World School Abu Dhabi renamed as GEMS World Academy Abu Dhabi (GWA-AD), and expected to open for September 2011 on the current GEMS American Academy of Abu Dhabi site. GAA is moving to a new campus in Khalifa City A.
  • GWA-AD planning to submit an application to IBO in September 2011 to become a candidate school.
17 May 2007
  • GEMS World School Abu Dhabi expected to open in Abu Dhabi September 2008, according to a press release from GEMS 16 May 2007.
  • GEMS World School AUH is different from the American Academy Abu Dhabi that opened September 2007.
  • Until further details are available, see the GEMS World School Barsha (in Dubai) page for information and contact them for enquiries. If you have any further information, please reply to the forum topic.

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Last update 20 January 2012
General comments - might not apply to GEMS World Academy Abu Dhabi
  • Many popular schools are full for 2018-2019. 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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