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Japanese School Abu Dhabi

School name Japanese School Abu Dhabi
Type of institute private primary school
Curriculum or Student Nationality Japanese
Qualifications or Courses
Head of school
Executive body or owner Board of Governors, Embassy of Japan
Date founded 1978
Number of students (approx) 40
Number of staff (approx)
School area, location map Al Rehaan, Al Matar - location map
Postal address PO Box 8120, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Telephone +971-2-4446104
Fax +971-2-4446526
Email jsad@jsad.ae
Website www.jsad.ae
School fees structure 13,500-30,000 dhs per year (2012-2013)
Teacher salary range 3,000 - 7,900 dhs per month (estimate only)
Student satisfaction rating
3 stars from 12 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
3 stars from 2 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
1 star from 1 vote.    

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Japanese School Abu Dhabi (JSAD) fee schedules and information

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Grade/Year KG1 KG2 KG3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2010-2011c 10,040 10,040 10,040 22,780 22,780 22,780 22,780 22,780 22,780 22,780 22,780 22,780                                 
  • 2012-2013 fee range AED 13,500-30,000.
  • 2011-2012 fees information not supplied.
  • 2010-2011 fee structure not provided by JSAD, figures not confirmed. Bus transport fees AED 3,780. Admission registration fee AED 500.
  • Location given as off 29th St, near Embassy Area, behind the French School (Lycee Louis Massignon). Near junction with Airport Rd (2nd St).
04 May 2012
  • Official opening of the new Japanese School in Abu Dhabi premises held on 03 May 2012. Contact details unchanged (new information not supplied)?
  • New Japanese Cultural Center also opened on the school premises.
24 July 2010 review
  • Some sources give telephone +971-2-448104 and fax +971-2-448526 but they appear to be incorrect. JSAD website says phone +971-2-444 6104 and fax +971-2-444 6526.
  • JSAD operates grades 1-9 only.
  • Principal or Headmaster is Mr Yamaura according to some sources? Unconfirmed.
  • School website has English pdf download with some background information.
12 August 2007 review
  • Japanese School in Abu Dhabi (JSAD) website in Japanese only.
  • School is affiliated with Embassy of Japan in the UAE.
  • Since 2005, Emirati children have been enrolled in the kindergarten section to encourage cultural exchanges.
  • Date established given as 1977 in some sources. JSAD information says school opened 15 April 1978, certification (?) 24 January 1995.

Schools in the same area as Japanese School Abu Dhabi

School name Founded   Tel    Level  Curriculum Qualifications School fees Reviews
ABC Private School   September 1979   +971-2-4445800   primary  Arabic, UK UAE MOE, NC, IGCSE 9,504-23,300  APS reviews 
Al Manara Private School   1984   +971-2-4447340   K-12  Arabic/UAE   
Al Worood Academy   1982   +971-2-4447655   K-12  Arabic, UK, US A-level, IGCSE, HS Diploma, SAT 14,193-31,448  AWA reviews 
American International School Abu Dhabi   1995   +971-2-4444333   K-12  US IB DP, PYP, US HS diploma 29,000-53,000  AISAD reviews 
Bangladesh Islamia School Abu Dhabi   August 1980   +971-2-4446904   K-12  Bangladeshi, Bengali SSC, HSC, Dhaka Board 3,800-5,700   
Emirates Private School Abu Dhabi   1982   +971-2-4448863   K-12  Arabic, UK, US A-level, ACT, MOE 7,590-14,375  EPSAD reviews 
French School Abu Dhabi   1972   +971-2-4448075   K-12  French 19,000-35,000  FSAD reviews 


Last update 04 February 2015
General comments - might not apply to Japanese School 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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