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Abacus Quest Point UCMAS   +971-4-3373875   primary  UCMAS  AQPU reviews 
Adab Iranian School   +971-4-2633405     Iranian 7,931-16,995   
Al Ahmadiya School   +971-4-2260286     UAE   
Al Ameen School   +971-4-2677100   K-10  Arab, Islamic, UK IGCSE 4,703-5,330   
Al Andalus School Dubai   renamed   K-12  Arabic, US MOE, US 10,300-16,700  AASD reviews 
Al Anwaar Kindergarten   +971-4-3945753     UAE   
Al Anwar Private School   +971-4-2739360     Arabic   
Al Arqam Private School   +971-4-3400888   K-12  Arabic, UAE MOE 7,040-15,017   
Al Baraah Kindergarten   +971-4-2857231     UAE   
Al Diyafah High School   +971-4-2671115   K-12  Indian, UK A-level, IGCSE 9,495-20,130  ADHS reviews 
Al Eman School Dubai   +971-4-2858589     Arabic, UAE UAE MOE GSEC 5,157-7,684   
Al Falah Model Private School   +971-4-3987555   K-10  Arabic, UAE MOE   
Al Farooq Pakistani Islamic School   closed Apr 2013   K-10  Pakistan FBISE 2,200-3,650  AFPIS reviews 
Al Furjan School   unconfirmed      AFS reviews 
Al Hesn Private School Dubai   +971-4-2648844     UAE   
Al Ittihad Private School Jumeirah   +971-4-3945111   K-12  Arabic, US SAT 18,000-37,095   
Al Ittihad School Mamzar   +971-4-2966314   K-12  Arabic, UAE, US MOE, SAT 14,950-34,040   
Al Jeel Al Saeed School   closed     closed Sep 2005  AJASS reviews 
Al Khaleej National School   +971-4-2822707   K-12  Arabic, UAE, US MOE, HS Diploma 12,290-23,518   
Al Khansa School for Girls   +971-4-2664266     UAE   
Al Maaref Private School Dubai   +971-4-2988881   K-12  Arabic, UAE, US 8,950-25,750   
Al Maarif Secondary School Dubai   +971-4-2862237   secondary  UAE, Arabic MOE, Boys, High School, Cycle 3   
Al Majd Indian School   closed Apr 2011   K-10  Indian CBSE SSLC 6,400-9,110   
Al Manarah International Boarding School   Cancelled   secondary  International IB  AMIBS reviews 
Al Mawakeb School   +971-4-2851415   K-12  Arabic, US SAT, DELF 12,770-20,700  AMS reviews 
Al Mawakeb School Barsha   +971-4-3478288   K-12  Arabic, US SAT, DELF 12,770-20,700  AMSB reviews 
Al Noor Centre for Children with Special Needs   +971-4-3404844   K-12  Special Needs 25,000  ANCCSN reviews 
Al Qeyam Model School   +971-4-3409707     UAE   
Al Rashid Al Saleh School   +971-4-3376126   K-12  Arabic, UAE UAE 6,850-14,690   
Al Sadiq Islamic English School   +971-4-2634083   K-12  Arabic, UK 4,000-8,000   
Al Salam Private School   +971-4-2679594   K-10  Arabic, UK IGCSE 11,120-23,250  ASPS reviews 
Al Shorouq Private School   +971-4-3440765   K-12  Arabic, UAE UAE 6,230-10,350   
Al Thuraya School   +971-4-2824964   K-12  Arabic, UAE MOE, US 6,500-14,000  ATS reviews 
Al Wasl School   List     Arabic, UAE MOE, Cycle 2, Girls G6-G9   
Al Worood School Dubai   Closed 2015   primary  Arabic, UK EYFS, KS1, KS2 18,340-26,730  AWSD reviews 
Allama Iqbal School   Closed 2008     Pakistan FBISE 1,500  AIS reviews 
Ambassador School Dubai   +971-4-3983535   K-12  Indian ICSE 19,058-40,000  ASD reviews 
American Academy for Girls Dubai   +971-4-2887250   K-12  US AP 34,000-53,000  AAGD reviews 
American Community School Dubai   planned      ACSD reviews 
American Football Academy Dubai   +971-4-3431443       
American International School Dubai   +971-4-2988666   K-12  Arabic, Canadian, US MOE UAE, US HS Diploma 11,000-17,500  AISD reviews 
American School of Dubai   +971-4-3950005   K-12  US AP, HS diploma 52,730-104,070  ASD reviews 
Amity School Dubai   proposed     Indian   
Apple International School   +971-4-2638989   primary  Indian, UK 5,963-10,951  AIS reviews 
Arab Unity School   +971-4-2886226   K-12  Arabic, UK A-level, IGCSE 5,380-8,075   
Arcadia Preparatory School Dubai   Planned   primary  UK  APSD reviews 
Arsenal Soccer School Dubai   +971-4-8096679     4,500-7,500   
Autism Trust Foundation School Dubai   +971-4-3922223     Special Needs Autism Center   
Badrah School Dubai Waterfront   planned   K-12  International   
Bangladesh Islamic School   closed   primary  Bangladeshi   
Barcelona Soccer School Dubai   +971-4-4347404       
Beacon Education   +971-4-3498806      BE reviews 
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School Dubai   proposed     Indian CBSE  BVBSD reviews 
Bilva Indian School Dubai      K-12  Indian CBSE, EYFS, Montessori 12,000-19,000   
Boathouse School Palm Jumeirah   planned   primary    
Bradenton Academy Dubai   +971-4-4251111   K-12  US IB maybe 30,000-70,800  BAD reviews 
British Institute for Learning Development   closed   K-10  UK Special Needs 72,000  BILD reviews 
British National Curriculum School   closed   K-12  UK  BNCS reviews 
Buds Public School   +971-4-2888143   K-12  Indian CBSE 7,120-12,720   
Cambridge High School Dubai   renamed   K-12  Arabic, UK A-level, IGCSE   
Cambridge International School Al Quoz   planned   K-12  UK   
Cambridge International School Dubai   +971-4-2824646   K-12  UK A-level, IGCSE 15,327-20,810   
Cambridge International School Dubailand   planned   K-12  UK   
Cambridge International School Jumeirah Village   planned   K-12  UK   
Canadian International School Dubai   planned   K-12  Canadian 37,000-73,000   
Capital School Dubai   +971-4-2988776   K-12  UK AS, A-level, IGCSE, NC 30,000-42,000  CSD reviews 
Central School Dubai   +971-4-2674433   K-12  Indian CBSE, AISSC 2,620-4,610   
Child Early Intervention Medical Center   +971-4-4233667     Support Services Special Needs  CEIMC reviews 
Child Learning and Enrichment Medical Centre   +971-4-3440737       
Choueifat Dubai   +971-4-3999444   K-12  Choueifat, UK, US SABIS 17,900-34,300  CD reviews 
Choueifat Dubai Green Community   +971-4-8847884   K-12  Choueifat, UK, US SABIS 21,900-34,800   
Collegiate American School   +971-4-4271400   primary  US Common Core Standards 36,000-65,000  CAS reviews 
Community West First School Dubai   planned   primary  UK NC, FS1-Y2 42,000-44,000  CWFSD reviews 
Credence High School Dubai   +971-4-3212144   K-12  Indian CBSE, XSEED 15,000-26,000  CHSD reviews 
Crescent School Dubai   +971-4-2988866   K-12  Indian CBSE, Kerala 2,350-8,500  CSD reviews 
Dar Al Marefa School   +971-4-2885782   K-10  Arabic/English IBPYP, IBMYP 25,750-50,000   
Deans International School   closed   K-12  US AP, SAT 19,450-32,825  DIS reviews 
Deira Homeland School   unconfirmed      DHS reviews 
Deira International School   +971-4-2325552   K-12  UK IB, IGCSE 28,995-58,420   
Deira Private School   +971-4-2641595   primary  UK NC 19,500-30,475  DPS reviews 
Deira Private School Garhoud   closed      DPSG reviews 
Delhi Private School Dubai   +971-4-8821848   K-12  Indian CBSE 8,686-12,159  DPSD reviews 
Doris Duan Young Autism Center   +971-4-4312890      DDYAC reviews 
Dovecote Green Primary School   +971-4-8837474   primary  UK National Curriculum of England (NC) 42,000-44,000  DGPS reviews 
Downs Syndrome Dubai        Support Group Special Needs   
DPS Academy Dubai   +971-4-3265556   K-12  Indian ICSE 21,000-30,000   
Dubai American Academy   +971-4-3479222   K-12  US IB 18,688-69,186  DAA reviews 
Dubai American Scientific School   closed   K-12  US 16,156-31,423  DASS reviews 
Dubai Arab American School   +971-4-2882222   K-12  UAE/US 12,013-26,780  DAAS reviews 
Dubai Autism Center   +971-4-3986862     Special Needs   
Dubai British School   +971-4-3619361   K-12  UK A-level, IGCSE, GCSE 41,174-61,761  DBS reviews 
Dubai British School Jumeirah Park   +971-4-5520247   K-12  UK Years 1-13 65,000-85,000  DBSJP reviews 
Dubai Carmel School   +971-4-2675424   K-12  Arabic, UK IGCSE, O-level 11,755-18,110  DCS reviews 
Dubai Center for Special Needs   +971-4-3440966     Special Needs  DCSN reviews 
Dubai College   +971-4-3999111   secondary  UK A-level, GCSE 67,773-76,743  DC reviews 
Dubai Community Health Center   +971-4-3953939     Support Services Special Needs   
Dubai English Speaking College   +971-4-3604866   secondary  UK A-level, GCSE, NC 66,061-71,003  DESC reviews 
Dubai English Speaking School   +971-4-3371457   primary  UK NC 34,360  DESS reviews 
Dubai First School   closed 2012   K-12  UAE, US UAE GSEC 11,100-21,760   
Dubai Gem School   +971-4-3376661   K-12  Indian, UK A-level, IGCSE, O-level 12,615-22,835  DGS reviews 
Dubai International Academy   +971-4-3684111   K-12  UK/US IB DP, MYP, PYP 33,618-59,565  DIA reviews 
Dubai International School   +971-4-2823513   K-12  Arabic, US SAT, UAE 12,319-19,339  DIS reviews 
Dubai International School Nad Al Sheba   +971-4-3385530   K-12  Arabic, US SAT, UAE 12,319-19,339  DISNAS reviews 
Dubai Investment Park Schools   List      DIPS reviews 
Dubai Modern Education School   +971-4-2885115   K-12  UAE, US 10,000-14,000   
Dubai National School   +971-4-3474555   K-12  UAE, US HS Diploma, UAE MOE 18,000-29,500   
Dubai National School Al Twar   +971-4-2988555   K-12  UAE, US HS Diploma, UAE MOE 18,000-29,000   
Dubai Pearl Private School   +971-4-2688387     UAE/MOE   
Dubai Scholars Private School   +971-4-2988892   K-12  Indian/UK O-level, A-level 11,009-20,000   
Dubai School of Excellence   planned   K-12  US 38,000-75,000  DSE reviews 
Dubai Secondary School   +971-4-2966602     Arabic/UAE   
Dubai Sustainable City School   planned   primary  KG to Grade 6   
Dubailand Taleem School   planned   K-12  UK, US   
Dulwich College Dubai   planned     UK IB, A-level, IGCSE, GCSE*   
Durham International School Dubai   planned   K-12  UK IGCSE, IB  DISD reviews 
DWC High School   +971-4-2089700   secondary  UAE, US UAE MOE 50,000   
Dyslexia Dubai   +971-4-3446657     Support Group Special Needs   
Education Development Solutions Dubai   +971-4-2847011     Support Services Special Needs   
Ehsan Iranian Special Needs School   +971-4-2988173     Iranian   
Elite English School   +971-4-2688244   K-10  Indian CBSE 3,970-8,750   
Ellesmere College Dubai   planned   K-12  UK NC  ECD reviews 
Emirates English Speaking Centre   closed     Indian Special Needs  EESC reviews 
Emirates English Speaking School   closed   K-12  Indian CBSE 4,935-7,160  EESS reviews 
Emirates International Autism Center   planned     Special Needs   
Emirates International School Jumeirah   +971-4-3489804   K-12  UK, US IB Diploma, IGCSE 30,140-63,870  EISJ reviews 
Emirates International School Meadows   +971-4-3629009   K-12  UK IB Diploma, IGCSE, IPC 23,045-68,345  EISM reviews 
Emirates National School Dubai   List       
English College Dubai   +971-4-3943465   K-12  UK NC, GCSE, A-level 45,486-54,493  ECD reviews 
English Language School Dubai   +971-4-3377503   K-12  Arabic, UK A-level, O-level 3,301-8,774   
ETA Star Education   +971-4-2888404      ESE reviews 
Euro School Dubai   planned   K-12  Indian   
European School of Dubai   closed   primary  UK NC 7,500-10,500   
Foremarke Hall School Dubai   +971-4-8188600   primary  UK EYFS, NC 65,000-85,000   
French School Dubai   List     French   
GEMS FirstPoint School Dubai      K-12  UK EYFS, NC 38,000-55,000  GFSD reviews 
GEMS International School Al Khail      K-12  International IB 46,000-60,000   
GEMS Metropole School Motor City   planned   K-12  UK IGCSE, AS, A-levels 33,000-44,000  GMSMC reviews 
GEMS Modern Academy Dubai   +971-4-3263339   K-12  Indian IB, CISCE, ICSE, ISC 26,780-42,050  GMAD reviews 
GEMS Nations Academy Dubai   planned   K-12  US 84,000-135,000  GNAD reviews 
GEMS New Millennium School Al Khail   +971-4-3396533   K-12  Indian CBSE 20,000-27,000   
GEMS Our Own School Al Warqa   +971-4-2800075     Indian CBSE, iCBSE 5,518-11,676   
GEMS Schools   +971-4-3477770      GS reviews 
GEMS Wellington Academy Al Khail        UK 52,000-85,000   
GEMS World Academy Dubai   +971-4-3736373   K-12  UK, US IB DP, MYP, PYP 55,386-96,140  GWAD reviews 
German International School Dubai   +971-4-3386006   K-12  German German International Abitur 19,600-57,000  GISD reviews 
German School Dubai   renamed   primary  German International Abitur 18,800-55,500  GSD reviews 
Global Indian International School Dubai   planned   K-12  Indian Montessori, ICSE, IB 16,500-20,500  GIISD reviews 
Golden Indian Private School   closed 1999     Indian   
Grammar School Dubai   +971-4-2824822   K-12  Indian/UK A-level, IGCSE 4,111-5,653   
Green Field Kindergarten   closed 1999     Indian closed   
Greenfield Community School   +971-4-8856600   K-12  International IB DP, MYP, PYP 36,915-67,980  GCS reviews 
Greenwood International School   +971-4-2888000   K-12  Arabic/US SAT 14,675-23,035  GIS reviews 
Gulf Indian High School   +971-4-2824455   K-12  Indian CBSE 3,030-5,720  GIHS reviews 
Gulf Model School   +971-4-2544222   K-12  Indian CBSE, Kerala 3,150-5,750  GMS reviews 
Hartland International School   +971-4-5519276   K-12  UK IGCSE, IB 49,750-65,000  HIS reviews 
Home school Dubai      K-12    
Horizon College Dubai   planned   secondary  UK  HCD reviews 
Horizon International School Dubai   +971-4-3483314   K-10  UK 30,450-70,790  HISD reviews 
Horizon School Dubai   +971-4-3422891   primary  UK NC 26,220-35,210  HSD reviews 
IFA Rugby Academy Dubai   +971-4-3371698     Sports   
Indian High School Dubai   +971-4-3377475   secondary  Indian CBSE 4,274-8,094  IHSD reviews 
Indian High School Garhoud   +971-4-2823555   primary  Indian CBSE 4,081-4,274   
Institute of Applied Technology   +971-4-2122888     UAE  IAT reviews 
Institute of Applied Technology Dubai   +971-4-2122888   secondary  UAE UAE MOE   
International Academic School Dubai   +971-4-2800993   K-12  Arabic, US HS Diploma 12,930-24,250  IASD reviews 
International Concept for Education Dubai   +971-4-3377818   primary  French, English French, IB 45,000-73,000   
International Football Academy Dubai   +971-4-3371698     Sports   
International Indian High School Dubai   +971-4-3423909   primary  Indian CBSE 8,300-14,000  IIHSD reviews 
International School of Arts and Sciences Dubai   +971-4-2800459   K-12  US 28,200-51,465  ISASD reviews 
International School of Choueifat   see notes   K-12  Choueifat SABIS   
International Talent Academy Dubai      K-12  International, Swiss IB DP, MYP, PYP  ITAD reviews 
International Wing Chun Organization School Dubai        Wing Chun Kung Fu   
Iranian Boys School Dubai   +971-4-3389953   K-12  Iranian IB 12,650-10,350  IBSD reviews 
Iranian Girls School Dubai   +971-4-3961234   K-12  Iranian 6,500-6,900  IGSD reviews 
Islamic International School Dubai   proposed     Islamic   
Islamic Studies and Holy Quran School   +971-4-2228667       
Jain International School Dubai   rumoured     Indian   
Japanese School Dubai   +971-4-3449119   primary  Japanese 15,500  JSD reviews 
Jebel Ali Primary School   +971-4-8846485   primary  UK NC 39,927  JAPS reviews 
Jebel Ali Secondary School   planned   secondary  UK A-Level, GCSE, NC  JASS reviews 
JESS Arabian Ranches   +971-4-3619019   K-12  UK IB, GCSE 32,045-78,740   
JSS International School   +971-4-3256886   primary  Indian CBSE, ISCE 13,000-33,920  JIS reviews 
JSS Private School   +971-4-3446419   K-12  Indian CBSE, ICBSE 10,620-22,000  JPS reviews 
JSS World School   renamed   K-12  Indian CBSE, ICBSE  JWS reviews 
Jumeirah Baccalaureate School   +971-4-3446931   K-12  International IB, IBDP, IBMYP, IPC, IGCSE 50,000-65,000  JBS reviews 
Jumeirah College   +971-4-3954950   secondary  UK A-level, GCSE 58,542-73,177   
Jumeirah English Speaking School   +971-4-3945515   primary  UK NC KS1 KS2 32,045-40,165   
Jumeirah International School   List       
Jumeirah Primary City School   renamed WPS   primary  UK 34,510-43,500  JPCS reviews 
Jumeirah Primary School   +971-4-3943500   primary  UK NC 32,775-41,315  JPS reviews 
Juventus Soccer School Dubai   +971-4-3886888     Italian Football, Bianconeri teaching method 2,100-9,900   
K12 International Academy   +971-4-3748247   K-12  US, Home School US, UAE HS Diploma 18,330-25,670   
Kalimati Speech and Communication Center   +971-4-2839196     Arabic, English, French   
Kent College Dubai   planned     UK IB, A-levels   
Khadija Iranian School Dubai   +971-4-3961072   K-12  Iranian 2,300-3,105   
Kids First Medical Center   +971-4-3485437     Support Services Special Needs   
Kings College Dubai   planned   K-12  UK NC GCSE, A-Level   
Kings School Al Barsha   +971-4-3256732   K-12  UK GCSE, A-Level 50,200-103,200  KSAB reviews 
Kings School Dubai   +971-4-3483939   primary  UK NC FS KS1 KS2 33,441-53,695   
Kings School Nad Al Sheba   +971-4-3271841   K-12  UK EYFS, NC 50,200-103,200  KSNAS reviews 
Latifa School for Girls   +971-4-3361065   K-12  UAE, UK AS, A-level, GCSE   
Little Flock English School   Closed   primary  Indian CBSE  LFES reviews 
Little Flower English School Dubai   +971-4-2667620   primary  Indian CBSE 2,945-3,172   
Lycee Francais International Dubai   +971-4-3368552   primary  French 19,800-39,775  LFID reviews 
Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou   +971-4-3260026   secondary  French 24,360-40,300  LFIGP reviews 
Lycee Francais International Meydan   renamed   primary  Arabic, English, French IB   
Lycee Georges Pompidou Ecole primaire Dubai   +971-4-3374161   primary  French 24,360-40,300  LGPEPD reviews 
Lycee Libanais Francophone Prive   +971-4-2640800   K-12  French 21,000-40,000   
Manchester Soccer School Dubai   closed      MSSD reviews 
Meritorious School Dubai   proposed     Pakistan Pakistani   
Millennium School Dubai   +971-4-2988567   K-12  Indian CBSE, iCBSE 14,045-20,654   
Millfield School Dubai   planned     UK A-level, GCSE   
Mirdiff Private School   +971-4-2883303   K-10  Arabic/US 21,000-32,000   
Modern High School Dubai   +971-4-3263339   K-12  Indian IB, CISCE, ICSE, ISC 26,780-42,050  MHSD reviews 
Modern Renaissance School   closed Jun 2006   primary  UK closed 11,000-16,000  MRS reviews 
Modern School and Nursery   closed   primary  Indian, UK  MSN reviews 
Mothers of Children with Special Needs Dubai        Support Group Special Needs   
Mozart Art Centre Dubai   +971-4-4542238       
Mu Idris English High School   not found       
National Charity School Dubai   +971-4-2824499   K-12  Arabic, UAE UAE MOE 3,900-7,200   
New Arab Unity School   +971-4-2884844   K-12  Arabic, US 17,500-30,000   
New Indian Model School Dubai   +971-4-2824313   K-12  Indian CBSEi, CBSE, SSLC 2,575-4,480   
New World Private School   +971-4-2610033   K-12  UAE, Arabic MOE 9,207-15,718   
Nibras International School   +971-4-8853330   K-12  Arabic/US SAT 21,384-42,508  NIS reviews 
Nord Anglia International School Dubai   +971-4-2199999     UK National Curriculum of England (NC) 60,000-86,000  NAISD reviews 
North American International School Dubai   +971-4-2884844   K-12  Arabic, US 25,750-41,200   
NumberWorks n Words Mirdiff   closed 2011      NNWM reviews 
NumberWorks n Words Springs   closed 2011      NNWS reviews 
Omar Bin Al Khattab Model School   +971-4-2682750   secondary  UAE, Arabic MOE, Cycle 2-3, Boys G6-12   
Ontario International Canadian School   +971-4-2559880   K-12  Canadian, Ontario 43,750-66,750  OICS reviews 
Oundle School Dubai   planned   K-12  UK GCSE, A-Level, IB?  OSD reviews 
Our Own Community School Al Warqa   renamed     Indian CBSE, iCBSE   
Our Own English High School Dubai   +971-4-2361335   K-12  Indian CBSE 6,015-12,727  OOEHSD reviews 
Our Own High School   +971-4-2800077   K-12  Indian CBSE 7,358-12,484  OOHS reviews 
Our Own Indian School   +971-4-3391188   K-12  Indian CBSE 4,753-9,689  OOIS reviews 
Oxford School Dubai   +971-4-2543666   K-12  Arabic, UK A-level, IGCSE, NC 10,311-16,348   
Pakistan Education Academy   +971-4-3370126   K-12  Pakistan FBISE SSC, HSSC 3,740-6,280  PEA reviews 
Pakistan English School   Closed     Pakistan FBISE  PES reviews 
Pakistan Model School   Closed   K-12  Pakistan  PMS reviews 
Pakistan National High School   closed     Pakistan  PNHS reviews 
Pakistani Embassy School Dubai   renamed     Pakistan  PESD reviews 
Pan American Academy Dubai   planned   K-12  Canadian BC HS Diploma  PAAD reviews 
Philadelphia Private School Dubai   +971-4-2646202    K-12  Arabic, US 16,391-28,068   
Pristine Private School   +971-4-2674299   K-12  UK IGCSE, AS, A-levels 8,220-15,405  PPS reviews 
Private Religious Institute   +971-4-3495095     UAE UAE   
Queen International School   +971-4-2652600   K-12  Arabic, UK AS-level, IGCSE 12,850-24,100   
Raffles International School   +971-4-4271200   K-12  UK, US IB, A-level, US 26,125-73,150  RIS reviews 
Raffles International School North Campus   renamed     25,000-70,000   
Raffles International School South Campus   +971-4-4271200   K-10  UK, US IGCSE, A-Level 26,125-61,446   
Raffles International School West Campus   renamed   K-12  UK, US 25,000-70,000   
Raffles World Academy   +971-4-4271300   K-12  UK, US IB, IGCSE 26,125-73,150   
Rajagiri International School   +971-4-2800691   primary  Indian CBSE 9,750-14,400  RIS reviews 
Rashid Paediatric Therapy Centre   +971-4-3400005     Special Needs   
Rashid Primary School   +971-4-3361187   primary  Arabic/UK   
Rashid School for Boys   +971-4-3361300   K-12  Arabic/UK A-level, GCSE   
Reach Out Dubai   +971-4-3995692     Autism Support Services Special Needs  ROD reviews 
Real Madrid Football Academy Dubai          
Regent International School   +971-4-3608830   K-12  UK NC,GCSE,IGCSE,A-levels 34,172-78,375  RIS reviews 
Regent School Dubai   renamed   primary  Indian   
Repton School Dubai   +971-4-4269393   K-12  UK IB, IGCSE 46,325-92,650  RSD reviews 
Royal Dubai School   +971-4-2886499   K-10  UK NC, GCSE, A-level 30,084-37,932  RDS reviews 
Russian School Dubai   +971-4-2641515   K-12  Russian 12,160-18,720   
Sabari Indian School   +971-4-2505806   primary  Indian CBSE, iCBSE 11,630-13,430   
Safa British Academy   renamed   K-12  UK, International   
Safa Community School   planned   K-12  UK 47,000-55,000   
Safa School   +971-4-3884300   primary  UK NC FS KS1 KS2 23,387-45,847  SS reviews 
Salman Farsi School   +971-4-2988121   K-12  Iranian 1,750-3,150  SFS reviews 
School of Modern Skills   +971-4-2887765   K-10  Arabic / US UAE 14,313-24,205  SMS reviews 
School of Research Science   +971-4-6011011   K-12  Arabic, UK A, AS-level, IGCSE, GCSE 27,588-51,790  SRS reviews 
Senses Dubai   +971-4-3948765     Support Services Special Needs   
Sharjah American School Dubai   +971-4-2801111   K-12  Arabic, US AP, SAT 14,671-36,677  SASD reviews 
Sheena Wilson Centre Dubai          
Sheffield School Dubai   +971-4-2678444   K-12  UK GCSE 18,560-29,000  SSD reviews 
Sheikh Rashid Pakistan School   +971-4-2988303   K-12  Pakistan FBISE SSC 2,680-5,360  SRPS reviews 
Silicon Oasis GEMS School   renamed GWA   K-12  UK IB DP  SOGS reviews 
Silvery Indian School   closed   primary  Indian  SIS reviews 
SNF Children Development Center   +971-4-3349818   K-12  Special Needs  SCDC reviews 
Sobha International Academy Dubai   proposed   K-12  UK 37,000-74,000  SIAD reviews 
Springdales School Dubai   +971-4-3381311   K-12  Indian CBSE 18,000-30,000  SSD reviews 
St Andrews School Dubai   renamed     Special Needs   
St Marys School Dubai   +971-4-3370252   K-12  Indian, UK A-level, IGCSE, GCSE 4,580-9,840  SMSD reviews 
Star International School Al Twar   +971-4-2638999   K-10  UK NC 17,970-35,550  SISAT reviews 
Star International School Barsha   not planned      SISB reviews 
Star International School Jumeirah   renamed   primary  UK NC 29,600-51,300  SISJ reviews 
Star International School Mirdiff   +971-4-2884644   primary  UK NC 29,760-44,800  SISM reviews 
Star International School Mizhar   not planned      SISM reviews 
Star International School Qusais   not planned      SISQ reviews 
Step Up Academy Dubai   +971-4-4534360       
Stepping Stones Center Dubai   +971-4-3635433     Support Services Special Needs   
Sultan Al Owais Public School   +971-4-2966068     UAE   
Sunmarke School Dubai   Planned   K-12  UK GCSE, A-Level, IB 44,900-72,900  SSD reviews 
Swedish School in Dubai      K-12  Sweden   
Swiss International School Dubai   +971-4-3750600     English, French, German, Swiss IB, Swiss Matura 55,000-95,000  SISD reviews 
Teens 4 Positive Action        Support Group   
The City International School   +971-4-2899722   K-12  Pakistan, UK A-level, IGCSE, O-level 12,500-22,000  TCIS reviews 
The Indian Academy Dubai   +971-4-2646746   K-12  Indian CBSE, ICSE 10,000-17,000   
The Kindergarten Starters   +971-4-2824090   primary  Indian CBSE 6,180-8,247  TKS reviews 
The Oasis School Dubai   +971-4-3881388   K-12  UK EYFS, NC, Cambridge, Edexcel 35,244-65,874  TOSD reviews 
The Philippine School Dubai   +971-4-2844465   K-10  Philippines 5,600-9,650  TPSD reviews 
The Universal Academy of Excellence   renamed   K-12  UK Special Needs, Cambridge, Edexcel 35,244-65,874   
UAE Downs Syndrome Association   +971-4-3671949     Support Group Special Needs   
UAE Downs Syndrome Support Group        Support Group Special Needs   
Union International Indian School   renamed   K-12  Indian ICSE 21,000-30,000   
United International Private School   +971-4-2543888   K-10  Philippines RBEC 4,300-11,000  UIPS reviews 
Universal American School   +971-4-2325222   K-12  US IB, US HS diploma 33,600-63,790  UAS reviews 
Uptown High School   closed Jun 2011   secondary  International IBMYP, IB DP 54,000-66,000  UHS reviews 
Uptown K12 School   renamed   K-12    
Uptown Primary School   relocated   primary  International IBPYP 34,485-54,000  UPS reviews 
Uptown School   +971-4-2515001   K-12  International IB, IBPYP, IBMYP 34,950-59,950   
Varkey Group   +971-4-3477770       
Varkey International School   renamed OOIS   K-12  Indian CBSE, SSLC  VIS reviews 
Victory Heights Primary School   +971-4-4231100   primary  UK NC Early Years Program (EYFS) 33,000-45,000   
Wellington Academy Dubai   +971-4-3424040   K-12  UK NC, GCSE, IB 31,000-70,000  WAD reviews 
Wellington College Dubai   not planned     UK A-level, GCSE   
Wellington International School   +971-4-3484999   K-12  UK IB, AS / A-level, I/GCSE 35,244-76,675   
Wellington International School Palm Jumeirah   planned   primary  UK NC   
Wellington Primary School   +971-4-3433266   primary  UK NC, FS1-2, KS1-2 36,060-45,460  WPS reviews 
Westminster School Dubai   +971-4-2988333   K-12  Arabic/UK A-level, IGCSE 5,235-10,178  WSD reviews 
Winchester School Dubai   +971-4-8820444   primary  Indian / UK NC 9,923-22,135  WSD reviews 
Winchester School Dubai Oud Metha   +971-4-3374112     Indian / UK EYFS, NC, AS, A-level 9,377-12,502   
Zabeel School   +971-4-3374821   secondary  Arabic/UAE   
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Best schools in Dubai

These are generally regarded as the best schools for their respective curriculums. They are also usually the most expensive and the most difficult to get into.

American schools
  • American School of Dubai ASD (not American International School in Dubai).
  • Dubai American Academy (DAA).
British schools
  • Dubai College (DC).
  • Dubai English Speaking College (DESC).
  • Dubai English Speaking School (DESS).
  • Jebel Ali Primary School (JAPS).
  • Jumeirah English Speaking School (JESS).
Indian CBSE schools
  • Indian High School Dubai (IHS).
International schools
  • GEMS World Academy Dubai.
Pakistani schools
  • Only two in operation - Pakistan Education Academy, Sheikh Rashid Pakistani School. Neither rated very good by the KHDA.
  • The City School International operates a British curriculum.

Schools closing, closed, relocated in Dubai

School names Date closed Notes
Al Farooq Pakistan Islamic School Apr 2013  
Al Jeel Al Saeed School    
Al Majid Indian School    
Al Worood Academy Private School Dubai closed Aug 2015 KHDA announcement Jan 2015?
Allama Iqbal Pakistani School Jun 2008 Closed by KHDA? Date not confirmed.
Bangladesh Islamic School 2006 or 2007? Bangladesh Islamic Private School
British Institute for Learning Development (BILD)    
British National Curriculum School    
Deans International School    
Deira Private School Al Garhoud    
Dubai American Scientific School (DASS) Jul or Aug 2013?  
Dubai First School 2011  
Emirates English Speaking Centre Mar 2009 Special needs section of EESS.
European School of Dubai    
GEMS Winchester School Al Ghusais1   Not closing after all.
Golden Indian Private School 1999  
Greenfield Kindergarten School 1999  
Little Flock English School   Closing date unknown.
Modern Renaissance School Dubai2 Jun 2006 Al Muhaisnah 4
Modern School and Nursery   Closed? Date unknown.
Pakistan English High School   Closing date unknown.
Pakistan Model High School   Closing date unknown, unless renamed.
Pakistan National High School 1990s? Building used by The Kindergarten Starters.
Silvery Indian School   Relocated or renamed or closed. Date unknown.
The English College Dubai primary school3 Jun 2014  
Uptown High School, Muhaisnah 44 Jun 2011 Relocated and reopened, sort of.
Uptown Primary School, Uptown Mirdif5 Jun 2013 Relocated, sort of.
  1. Closure announced in Dec 2012 (closing date Jun 2014), not closing after all announced May 2013.
  2. Closed June 2006. Site became Uptown High School (also closed now) then Al Hesn Private School.
  3. Closure of primary school section announced in November 2013. Secondary school will remain open ... for the time being.
  4. Closed June 2011. In Sep 2013, a new Uptown secondary school section opened at the Uptown School complex in Mirdiff.
  5. UPS location behind Uptown Mirdiff centre closed and school relocated to new Uptown School near Shurooq Villas in Mirdif.

Schools renamed, name changes in Dubai

Old name New name Date renamed Notes
Al Andalus School American International School Sep 2006  
Jumeirah Primary City School Wellington Primary School Jul 2007 JPCS, not JPS
Pakistan Embassy School Sheikh Rashid Pakistani School   Old name was not official
Uptown School, Uptown Primary Uptown Primary, Uptown School Several Name changes repeatedly

Number of private schools in Dubai 2012-2013 (KHDA data)

  • 148 private schools in Dubai.
  • 207,118 students registered in private schools in Dubai.
  • 88% - proportion of all school students in Dubai who attend private schools.
  • According to an Oxford Business Group (OBG) report 20 Nov 2013:
    • UAE nationals made up 56% of the private school student population, up from 34% in 2002.
    • Utilisation rate (ratio of students to number of available places) was 90% overall in 2012, 93.4% in primary schools and 81.6% in high schools. Highest rate was 94% for UK and Indian curriculum schools. So now you know why it's difficult to get a place in a Dubai school.

Schools references for Dubai but located somewhere else

  • Al Ahliyyah School Dubai - reference to Al Ahlia Private Schools group in Sharjah? Also one in Ajman, and one in Abu Dhabi. No private Al Ahlia or Al Alia etc schools in Dubai. There is (or was) apparently an Al Ahliya School in Bur Dubai (Al Madrasah Al Ahliah, a public government boys school?) which Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended. He is (was) the UAE Minister of Finance, Deputy Ruler of Dubai; and is the brother of Sheikh Mohammed, the ruler of Dubai.

Sports coaching schools and academies in Dubai

American football schools in Dubai
Football and soccer academies in Dubai
Rugby football academies in Dubai
Tennis schools in Dubai
  • To be updated

How many schools and students in Dubai? Number of schools and places data

  • 2020 (reported 25-27 Mar 2014) - forecast of 100-110 new schools opening between 2014 and 2020 with capacity for 360,000 students. Approximate quote (slight variations in different reports, original announcement not provided) from Amal Belhasa (Bel Hasa) at the KHDA: "We are expecting 100 [110] new or expanded schools to provide about 360,000 places for students in Dubai by 2020.").
  • 2012-2013 (KHDA info) - 153 private schools in Dubai with 225,000 students, 15 different curriculums. About 57% of Emirati students attend a government school, and 43% attend a private school.
  • 2010-2011 (KHDA) - total of 227 schools (public and private) with about 220,000 students, about 88% attend a private school. Made up of 148 private schools with 193,323 students and 79 public schools with 27,213 students. Number of private schools by curriculum (all public schools offer UAE MOE curriculum):
    • UK British 53 schools
    • US American 32 schools
    • Indian 22 schools
    • UAE MOE 15 schools
    • Iranian 6 schools
    • French 4 schools
    • Pakistan 3 schools
    • Philippines 2 schools
    • German, Russian, Japanese 1 school each
    • IB (international) - 7 schools
    • Institute of Applied Technology (IAT) included in the list of private schools but curriculum not specified.

Schools by area lists

  • Academic City schools
  • Al Nahda schools
  • Al Quoz schools
  • Oud Metha schools
  • Al Warqa schools (Al Warqaa, Al Warqa'a)
  • Dubai Marina schools - none. Some nursery schools.
  • Free Zone schools - see Academic City, Knowledge Village, Silicon Oasis. No schools in DMC, DIC, JLT, DAFZ, JAFZ.
  • International City schools - none. Some nursery schools, driving center offices, dance or arts schools.
  • Knowledge Village schools
  • Oud Metha schools
  • Rashidiya schools
  • Silicon Oasis schools
    • GEMS Wellington Academy
  • Sports City schools
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