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Raffles World Academy in Dubai

School name Raffles World Academy
Type of institute private profit-making K-12 school
Curriculum or Student Nationality UK, US
Qualifications or Courses IB, IGCSE
Head of school
Executive body or owner Emaar Education, Raffles International Schools
Date founded September 2007
Number of students (approx)
Number of staff (approx)
School area, location map Umm Suqeim 3, Jumeirah - location map
Postal address PO Box 122900, Dubai, UAE
Telephone +971-4-4271300
Fax +971-4-4271301
Email rwaadmissions@rafflesis.com
Website www.rwadubai.com
School fees structure 26,125-73,150 dhs per year (2014-2015)
Teacher salary range 5,900 - 19,200 dhs per month (estimate only, not confirmed)
Student satisfaction rating
3 stars from 10 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
2.5 stars from 4 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
2.5 stars from 5 votes.    

Raffles World Academy admissions, reviews, notes

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Raffles World Academy (RWA) Dubai tuition fee structure and general information
  • Raffles World Academy was previously called the Raffles International School West Campus (established in September 2007). Renamed for 2012-2013 academic year? West Campus information previous to September 2012 included here for reference.
Grade/Year KG1 KG2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2014-2015 26,125 31,350 40,546 40,546 40,546 48,906 48,906 48,906 55,176 55,176 55,176 61,446 73,150 73,150
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2013-2014 26,125 31,350 40,546 40,546 40,546 48,906 48,906 48,906 55,176 55,176 55,176 61,446 73,150 73,150
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2012-2013 26,125 31,350 40,546 40,546 40,546 48,906 48,906 48,906 55,176 55,176 55,176 61,446 73,150 73,150
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2011-2012 25,000 30,000 38,800 38,800 38,800 46,800 46,800 46,800 52,800 52,800 52,800 58,800 70,000 70,000
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2010-2011 25,000 30,000 38,800 38,800 38,800 46,800 46,800 46,800 52,800 52,800 52,800 58,800 70,000           
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2009-2010 25,000 30,000 38,800 38,800 38,800 46,800 46,800 46,800 52,800 52,800 52,800 58,800    
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2008-2009 25,000 30,000 38,800 38,800 38,800 46,800 46,800 46,800 52,800 52,800 52,800      
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2007-2008 22,800 30,000 38,800 38,800 38,800 46,800 46,800 46,800 52,800 52,800        
  • 2014-2015 admission, registration, tuition fees unchanged from 2013-2014 (according to information provided 02 Apr 2014). Sibling discount almost non-existent (is 5% but only after the 4th child from same family attends).
  • 2013-2104 admission registration fee (new students) AED 7,000, re-registration fee (returning students) AED 3,000, registration fees deducted from first term fees. Assessment fee (new students) AED 1,000 (non-refundable).
  • 2012-2013 - registration fee (new students) AED 5,500, re-registration fee (returning students) AED 2,500, registration fees deducted from term 1 fees if enrolled. Assessment fee (new students) AED 1,000 (non-refundable).
  • 2011-2012 - Assessment fee AED 1000 (non-refundable), registration fee AED 500 (non-refundable but deducted from first instalment). Fees are payable in 3 unequal instalments - first one is about 30% higher than the 2nd and 3rd payments.
  • Tuition Fees exclude costs and charges for meals, stationery, textbooks, transport, uniforms, meals, etc
  • Additional telephone numbers are +971-4-4271351 and +971-4-4271352 for admissions (or +971-4-4271321 and +971-4-4271434? Conflicting information supplied), +971-4-4271302 for general enquiries. Additional email address is info@rafflesis.com.
  • Location is 7th Street, Umm Suqeim 3, Dubai. Website URL also at www.rafflesis.com/west/ (or was - returns an error now).
Raffles World Academy Dubai calendar, term dates, holidays 2013-2014

Calendar last updated 06 Jan 2014.

  Term 1 - Autumn Term Term 2 - Spring Term Term 3 - Summer Term
First day of term for students 01 Sep 2013 (Sun) 05 Jan 2014 (Sun) 13 Apr 2014 (Sun)
Half-term holiday 11-19 Oct 2013 (Fri-Sat) 13-16 Feb 2014 (Thu-Sun)  
Last day of term for students 19 Dec 2013 (Thu) 03 Apr 2014 (Thu) 19 Jun 2014 (Thu)
30 June 2011
05 June 2010
16 December 2009
  • Raffles International School West Campus and South Campus have been accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) as regular members.
  • Raffles West Campus offers International Baccaluareate Primary Years Program (IB PYP), IGCSE, and IB Diploma Program (IB DP), and is an IB candidate school.
09 May 2009 review
  • Fees appear to be unchanged for 2009-2010 according to RIS website (fees statement dated 16 March 2009).
07 October 2008 review
  • The RIS school head was fired according to a Gulf News report. See the RIS Dubai information for more details.
  • Raffles School might accept some special needs children depending on the condition. Admission application form for 2008-2009 asks for the following information: "Details of and report on any 'Special Education Needs'".
18 April 2007 review
  • RIS West Campus is one of 3 Raffles International Schools expected to open in September 2007 in the Umm Suquiem / Umm Suqeim area of Dubai.
Schools in the same area as Raffles World Academy
School Name Founded   Tel    Level  Curriculum Qualifications School Fees Comments
Collegiate American School   September 2011   +971-4-4271400   primary  US Common Core Standards 36,000-65,000  CAS comments 
Raffles International School   September 2007   +971-4-4271200   K-12  UK, US IB, A-level, US 26,125-73,150  RIS comments 
Raffles International School South Campus   September 2007   +971-4-4271200   K-10  UK, US IGCSE, A-Level 26,125-61,446   

 

Last update 24 January 2013
General comments - might not apply to Raffles World Academy
  • Many popular schools are full for 2014-2015. 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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