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Horizon International School Dubai

School name Horizon International School Dubai
Type of institute private K-10 school
Curriculum or Student Nationality UK
Qualifications or Courses
Head of school
Executive body or owner Al Najah Education
Date founded September 2008
Number of students (approx)
Number of staff (approx)
School area, location map Umm Al Sheif, Jumeirah - location map
Postal address Dubai, UAE
Telephone +971-4-3483314
Fax +971-4-3483318
Email info@starschoolummsheif.com
Website www.horizonintlschool.com
School fees structure 30,450-70,790 dhs per year (2014-2015)
Teacher salary range 6,900 - 18,600 dhs per month (estimate only)
Student satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 17 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
2.5 stars from 7 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
4 stars from 15 votes.    

Horizon International School Dubai admissions, reviews, notes

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Horizon International School Umm Al Sheif (HIS Umm Sheif), Jumeirah, Dubai tuition fee structure and general information
  • Not to be confused with the Horizon English School (Horizon Primary School) in Al Wasl district near Al Safa Park, or the Horizon Private School in Abu Dhabi. Both are different from Horizon International School (HIS, HISD) located in Umm Al Sheif. However both Dubai schools are owned by Al Najah Education.

[Update from SIS Umm Al Sheif page]

Grade/Year FS1 FS2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2014-2015 30,450 30,450 34,950 34,950 39,850 39,850 45,800 45,800 52,700 52,700 63,150 70,790                        
Book fees (AED) 2014-2015 300 350 550 610 760 760 840 840 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,150    
SIS fees below for reference                            
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2013-2014 29,600 29,600 34,000 34,000 38,800 38,800 44,600 44,600 51,300 51,300 51,300      
Book fees (AED) 2013-2014 280 330 510 570 720 720 790 790 950 950 950      
  • 2014-2015 (HIS-Umm Sheif) Year 10 fees discounted to AED 66,500 for 2014-2015. Registration application fee AED 500 (non-refundable), AED 9,000 deposit (non-refundable but AED 6,000 offset against term 1 fees and AED 3,000 retained as re-registration deposit for admission in following year), AED 3,000 re-registration deposit if not already paid with initial deposit.
  • 2013-2014 (SIS-Umm Sheif) - registration fee AED 500 (non-refundable), admission fee (tuition deposit) AED 1,000 (non-refundable but deducted from term 1 fees), re-registration fee for returning students AED 1,000 (annual, non-refundable but deducted from term 1 fees), medical fee AED 500 (annual), book fees are approximate. Sibling discount of 10% for second child, 20% for each sibling after that.
  • Location 9A Street at corner with 10A Street, off Al Wasl Rd, Umm Al Sheif community, not Umm Suqeim 3 as given in some sources.
Teaching jobs at HIS
  • Send CV and application letter to careers@starschoolummsheif.com (email address provided as valid Sep 2014).
23 September 2014
  • HIS Umm Sheif is the Star International School renamed in August 2014. Location, contact numbers unchanged. Email address given as info@starschoolummsheif.com.
  • New website at www.horizonintlschool.com not available. Old domain for SIS Umm Al Sheif not available.
  • Location: Corner streets 9A and 10A in Umm Al Sheif community district (between Umm Suqeim Rd and Al Thanya Rd. Is not on or near Umm Al Sheif Rd.
  • Facebook pages:
    • www.facebook.com/HISUmmSheif - appears to be official HIS FB page.
    • www.facebook.com/pages/Horizon-International-School-Dubai/548540331933391 - auto-generated FB spam, don't use.

Schools in the same area as Horizon International School Dubai

School name Founded   Tel    Level  Curriculum Qualifications School fees Reviews
Emirates International School Jumeirah   1991   +971-4-3489804   K-12  UK, US IB Diploma, IGCSE 30,140-63,870  EISJ reviews 
Kids First Medical Center      +971-4-3485437     Support Services Special Needs   
Kings School Dubai   September 2004   +971-4-3483939   primary  UK NC FS KS1 KS2 33,441-53,695   
Wellington International School   September 2005   +971-4-3484999   K-12  UK IB, AS / A-level, I/GCSE 35,244-76,675   


Last update 27 September 2014
General comments - might not apply to Horizon International School Dubai
  • 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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