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Our Own English High School Abu Dhabi

School name Our Own English High School Abu Dhabi
Type of institute private profit-making K-10 school
Curriculum or Student Nationality Indian
Qualifications or Courses CBSE
Head of school K George Mathew (Principal)
Executive body or owner GEMS Education, Varkey Group
Date founded 1990
Number of students (approx) 1500
Number of staff (approx)
School area, location map Al Dhafrah, Al Dhafra - location map
Postal address PO Box 4973, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Telephone +971-2-6425990
Fax +971-2-6426469
Email ooehsadh@emirates.net.ae
Website www.gemsoo-abudhabi.com
School fees structure 3,300-6,700 dhs per year (2012-2013)
Teacher salary range 5,000 dhs per month (2012-2013)
Student satisfaction rating
3 stars from 131 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 37 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
2.5 stars from 37 votes.    

Our Own English High School Abu Dhabi admissions, reviews, notes

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Our Own English High School Abu Dhabi (OOEHS-AUH, OOEHSAD) tuition fees, general information
Grade/Year KG1 KG2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2013-2014                                                                                                                                                          
  • 2013-2014 admission, registration, tuition fees information not supplied. Please send fee structure to education@dubaifaqs.com.
  • 2012-2013 fee range AED 3,300-6,700. Additional charges for books, uniforms, transport not provided.
  • 2008-2009 tuition fees are are 240-350 dhs per month for 10 months per year (AED 2,400-3,500). Admission registration fee AED 100, entry fee AED 300, annual fee AED 100-185, and transport fees if necessary. Fees for uniforms, books, sports etc not provided.
  • Our Own English High School is not very English (it's an Indian school with instruction given in English) or very High (it starts at KG and primary level). But that's the nature of the OOEHS group in the UAE.
  • Location at corner 5th and 16th streets, near Al Dana Girls School, Al Dhafrah community area.
01 October 2013 - OOEHS-AUH closing?
  • OOEHS is closing according to a report in The National about new Indian schools in Abu Dhabi, which said The closure of the five other schools - Our Own English High School (1,249 pupils), ... are pending.
  • No further information supplied about closing date, reason why, or plans (if there are any) for relocation or a new campus.
03 October 2009 review
  • Our Own English High School Abu Dhabi fees for 2009-2010 appear to be unchanged from 2008-2009 according to OOEHS website (fees year not obvious though).
  • Additional fees of AED 100-185 per year, registration fee AED 100, entry fee AED 350.
17 March 2009 review
  • OOEHS-AD transport fees doubled from AED 150 to AED 300 per month within Abu Dhabi, and from AED 250 to AED 330 from other areas (Khaleej Times 02 March 2009).
  • Website www.ooehs-auh.sch.ae also for OOEHS-AD but Google search results say "This site may harm your computer."
  • OOEHSAD website also at www.gemseducation.com. Other contact details tel +971-2-6425564.

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Last update 16 December 2012
General comments - might not apply to Our Own English High 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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