Friday 22 November 2019 (UAE)

Dubai school finder

List of private and international schools in Dubai

List of schools and details
School name  Tel   Level  Curriculum Qualifications School fees Reviews
Abacus Quest Point UCMAS   +971-4-3373875   primary  UCMAS
primary
 AQPU reviews 
Adab Iranian School   +971-4-2633405     Iranian
7,931-16,995   
Ajyal British School Dubai   planned   primary  UK
primary
  
Al Ahmadiya School   +971-4-2260286     UAE
  
Al Ameen School   +971-4-2677100   K-10  Arab, Islamic, UK
K-10
IGCSE 4,703-5,330   
Al Andalus School Dubai   renamed   K-12  Arabic, US
K-12
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
K-12
MOE 7,040-15,017   
Al Baraah Kindergarten   +971-4-2857231     UAE
  
Al Diyafah High School   +971-4-2671115   K-12  Indian, UK
K-12
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
K-10
MOE   
Al Farooq Pakistani Islamic School   closed Apr 2013   K-10  Pakistan
K-10
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
K-12
SAT 18,000-37,095   
Al Ittihad School Mamzar   +971-4-2966314   K-12  Arabic, UAE, US
K-12
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
K-12
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
K-12
8,950-25,750   
Al Maarif Secondary School Dubai   +971-4-2862237   secondary  UAE, Arabic
secondary
MOE, Boys, High School, Cycle 3   
Al Majd Indian School   closed Apr 2011   K-10  Indian
K-10
CBSE SSLC 6,400-9,110   
Al Manarah International Boarding School   Cancelled   secondary  International
secondary
IB  AMIBS reviews 
Al Mawakeb School   +971-4-2851415   K-12  Arabic, US
K-12
SAT, DELF 12,770-20,700  AMS reviews 
Al Mawakeb School Barsha   +971-4-3478288   K-12  Arabic, US
K-12
SAT, DELF 12,770-20,700  AMSB reviews 
Al Mawakeb School Khawaneej   +971-4-2514433   K-12  Arabic, US
K-12
SAT, DELF 33,450-64,350   
Al Noor Centre for Children with Special Needs   +971-4-3404844   K-12 
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
K-12
UAE 6,850-14,690   
Al Sadiq Islamic English School   +971-4-2634083   K-12  Arabic, UK
K-12
4,000-8,000   
Al Safa High School   +971-4-3491893   secondary  Arabic, UAE
secondary
UAE MOE   
Al Salam Community School   +971-4-2233267     UK
NC 22,000-38,000   
Al Salam Private School   +971-4-2679594   K-10  Arabic, UK
K-10
IGCSE 11,120-23,250  ASPS reviews 
Al Shorouq Private School   +971-4-3440765   K-12  Arabic, UAE
K-12
UAE 6,230-10,350   
Al Thuraya School   +971-4-2824964   K-12  Arabic, UAE
K-12
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
primary
EYFS, KS1, KS2 18,340-26,730  AWSD reviews 
Allama Iqbal School   Closed 2008     Pakistan
FBISE 1,500  AIS reviews 
Ambassador International Academy      K-12  Indian, International, UK
K-12
IB, UK 45,850-59,600   
Ambassador School Dubai   +971-4-3983535   K-12  Indian
K-12
ICSE 19,058-40,000  ASD reviews 
American Academy for Girls Dubai   +971-4-2887250   K-12  US
K-12
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
K-12
MOE UAE, US HS Diploma 11,000-17,500  AISD reviews 
American School of Dubai   +971-4-3950005   K-12  US
K-12
AP, HS diploma 52,730-104,070  ASD reviews 
Amity School Dubai   +971-4-2041000     Indian
CBSE 15,000-25,200  ASD reviews 
Amled School Dubai   +971-4-3386756   primary  Indian
primary
CBSE 11,500-16,000   
Apple International School   +971-4-2638989   K-10  Indian, UK
K-10
EYFS, NC 6,465-19,500  AIS reviews 
Arab Unity School   +971-4-2886226   K-12  Arabic, UK
K-12
A-level, IGCSE 5,380-8,075   
Arcadia Academy Dubai   planned   secondary  UK
secondary
NC, KS3, KS4 75,000-90,000   
Arcadia Preparatory School Dubai   +971-4-5522600   primary  UK
primary
NC, EYFS, KS1, KS2 61,200-70,400  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
K-12
  
Bangladesh Islamic School   closed   primary  Bangladeshi
primary
  
Barcelona Soccer School Dubai   +971-4-4347404    
  
Beacon Education   +971-4-3498806    
 BE reviews 
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School Dubai   Planned   primary  Indian
primary
CBSE 14,500-16,500  BVBSD reviews 
Bilva Indian School Dubai      K-12  Indian
K-12
CBSE, EYFS, Montessori 12,000-19,000   
Boathouse School Palm Jumeirah   planned   primary 
primary
  
Bradenton Academy Dubai   renamed   K-12  US
K-12
IB maybe 30,000-70,800  BAD reviews 
Bright Riders School Dubai   +971-4-8237444     Indian
CBSE 19,000-26,500   
Brighton College Dubai   +971-4-3871111   K-12  UK
K-12
NC 64,000-102,000   
British Columbia Canadian School   Closed Jul 2018   primary  Canadian
primary
40,000-60,000   
British Institute for Learning Development   closed   K-10  UK
K-10
Special Needs 72,000  BILD reviews 
British National Curriculum School   closed   K-12  UK
K-12
 BNCS reviews 
Buds Public School   +971-4-2888143   K-12  Indian
K-12
CBSE 7,120-12,720   
Cambridge High School Dubai   renamed   K-12  Arabic, UK
K-12
A-level, IGCSE   
Cambridge International School Al Quoz   planned   K-12  UK
K-12
  
Cambridge International School Dubai   +971-4-2824646   K-12  UK
K-12
A-level, IGCSE 15,327-20,810   
Cambridge International School Dubailand   renamed   K-12  UK
K-12
  
Cambridge International School Jumeirah Village   planned   K-12  UK
K-12
  
Canadian International School Dubai   planned   K-12  Canadian
K-12
37,000-73,000   
Capital School Dubai   +971-4-2988776   K-12  UK
K-12
AS, A-level, IGCSE, NC 30,000-42,000  CSD reviews 
Central School Dubai   +971-4-2674433   K-12  Indian
K-12
CBSE, AISSC 3,600-6,400   
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
K-12
SABIS 19,800-38,000  CD reviews 
Choueifat Dubai Green Community   +971-4-8847884   K-12  Choueifat, UK, US
K-12
SABIS 23,800-45,400   
Clarion School Dubai   +971-4-4073000   primary  US
primary
43,000-76,500   
Collegiate American School   +971-4-4271400   primary  US
primary
Common Core Standards 36,000-65,000  CAS reviews 
Community West First School Dubai   planned   primary  UK
primary
NC, FS1-Y2 42,000-44,000  CWFSD reviews 
Credence High School Dubai   +971-4-3212144   K-12  Indian
K-12
CBSE, XSEED 15,000-26,000  CHSD reviews 
Crescent School Dubai   +971-4-2988866   K-12  Indian
K-12
CBSE, Kerala 2,350-8,500  CSD reviews 
Dar Al Marefa School   +971-4-2885782   K-10  Arabic/English
K-10
IBPYP, IBMYP 25,750-50,000   
Deans International School   closed   K-12  US
K-12
AP, SAT 19,450-32,825  DIS reviews 
Deira Homeland School   unconfirmed    
 DHS reviews 
Deira International School   +971-4-2325552   K-12  UK
K-12
IB, IGCSE 28,995-58,420   
Deira Private School   +971-4-2641595   primary  UK
primary
NC 19,500-30,475  DPS reviews 
Deira Private School Garhoud   closed    
 DPSG reviews 
Delhi Private School Dubai   +971-4-8821848   K-12  Indian
K-12
CBSE 8,686-12,159  DPSD reviews 
DEWA Academy Dubai   +971-4-3220113   secondary  UK, UAE
secondary
UK, BTEC, UAE   
Doris Duan Young Autism Center   +971-4-4312890    
 DDYAC reviews 
Dovecote Green Primary School   +971-4-8837474   primary  UK
primary
National Curriculum of England (NC) 42,000-44,000  DGPS reviews 
Downs Syndrome Dubai        Support Group
Special Needs   
DPS Academy Dubai   closed Mar 2017   K-12  Indian
K-12
ICSE 21,000-30,000   
Dubai American Scientific School   closed   K-12  US
K-12
16,156-31,423  DASS reviews 
Dubai Arab American School   +971-4-2882222   K-12  UAE/US
K-12
12,013-26,780  DAAS reviews 
Dubai Autism Center   +971-4-3986862    
Special Needs   
Dubai British School   +971-4-3619361   K-12  UK
K-12
A-level, IGCSE, GCSE 41,174-61,761  DBS reviews 
Dubai British School Jumeirah Park   +971-4-5520247   K-12  UK
K-12
Years 1-13 65,000-85,000  DBSJP reviews 
Dubai Carmel School   +971-4-2675424   K-12  Arabic, UK
K-12
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
secondary
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
secondary
A-level, GCSE, NC 66,061-71,003  DESC reviews 
Dubai English Speaking School   +971-4-3371457   primary  UK
primary
NC 34,360  DESS reviews 
Dubai First School   closed 2012   K-12  UAE, US
K-12
UAE GSEC 11,100-21,760   
Dubai Gem School   +971-4-3376661   K-12  Indian, UK
K-12
A-level, IGCSE, O-level 12,615-22,835  DGS reviews 
Dubai Heights Academy   +971-4-3563333   K-10  UK
K-10
National Curriculum 33,150-58,400   
Dubai International Academy   +971-4-3684111   K-12  UK/US
K-12
IB DP, MYP, PYP 33,618-59,565  DIA reviews 
Dubai International Academy Al Barsha   +971-4-5244800   K-12  International
K-12
IB DP, MYP, PYP 48,188-87,382   
Dubai International School   +971-4-2823513   K-12  Arabic, US
K-12
SAT, UAE 12,319-19,339  DIS reviews 
Dubai International School Nad Al Sheba   +971-4-3385530   K-12  Arabic, US
K-12
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
K-12
10,000-14,000   
Dubai National School   +971-4-3474555   K-12  UAE, US
K-12
HS Diploma, UAE MOE 18,000-29,500   
Dubai National School Al Twar   +971-4-2988555   K-12  UAE, US
K-12
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
K-12
O-level, A-level 11,009-20,000   
Dubai School of Excellence   planned   K-12  US
K-12
38,000-75,000  DSE reviews 
Dubai Secondary School   +971-4-2966602     Arabic/UAE
  
Dubai Sustainable City School   planned   primary 
primary
KG to Grade 6   
Dubailand Taleem School   planned   K-12  UK, US
K-12
  
Dulwich College Dubai   planned     UK
IB, A-level, IGCSE, GCSE*   
Dunecrest American School   +971-4-5087444   K-12  American
K-12
IB 46,000-89,000   
Durham International School Dubai   planned   K-12  UK
K-12
IGCSE, IB  DISD reviews 
DWC High School   +971-4-2089700   secondary  UAE, US
secondary
UAE MOE 50,000   
Dwight School Dubai   +971-4-3714600   K-12  American, International
K-12
IB 62,700-97,850   
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
K-10
CBSE 3,970-8,750   
Ellesmere College Dubai   planned   K-12  UK
K-12
NC  ECD reviews 
Emirates English Speaking Centre   closed     Indian
Special Needs  EESC reviews 
Emirates English Speaking School   closed   K-12  Indian
K-12
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
K-12
IB Diploma, IGCSE 30,140-63,870  EISJ reviews 
Emirates International School Meadows   +971-4-3629009   K-12  UK
K-12
IB Diploma, IGCSE, IPC 23,045-68,345  EISM reviews 
Emirates National School Dubai   List    
  
English College Dubai   +971-4-3943465   K-12  UK
K-12
NC, GCSE, A-level 51,600-61,800  ECD reviews 
English Language School Dubai   +971-4-3377503   K-12  Arabic, UK
K-12
A-level, O-level 3,301-8,774   
ETA Star Education   +971-4-2888404    
 ESE reviews 
Euro School Dubai   planned   K-12  Indian
K-12
  
European School of Dubai   closed   primary  UK
primary
NC 7,500-10,500   
Fairgreen International School   +971-4-8754999     International
IB 50,000-88,000   
Foremarke Hall School Dubai   +971-4-8188600   primary  UK
primary
EYFS, NC 65,000-85,000   
French School Dubai   List     French
  
GEMS Al Barsha National School for Boys   +971-4-5069333   K-12  UK, UAE
K-12
NC, MOE 42,000-62,000   
GEMS Al Barsha National School for Girls   +971-4-5069222   K-12  UK, UAE
K-12
NC, MOE 42,869-63,283   
GEMS Dubai American Academy   +971-4-7049777   K-12  US
K-12
IB, SAT, AP 61,190-86,260  GDAA reviews 
GEMS FirstPoint School Dubai   +971-4-2789700   K-12  UK
K-12
EYFS, NC 40,183-68,734  GFSD reviews 
GEMS Founders School Al Mizhar   +971-4-2103555   K-12  UK
K-12
National Curriculum 23,000-35,000   
GEMS Founders School Dubai Barsha   +971-4-5195222   K-12  UK
K-12
IGCSE, A-Level 22,455-33,683   
GEMS Heritage Indian School   +971-4-3894888   K-12  Indian
K-12
CBSE 14,000-24,000   
GEMS International School Al Khail      K-12  International
K-12
IB 46,000-60,000   
GEMS Metropole School Motor City   +971-4-5507200   K-12  UK
K-12
IGCSE, AS, A-levels 33,792-45,056  GMSMC reviews 
GEMS Modern Academy Dubai   +971-4-3263339   K-12  Indian
K-12
IB, CISCE, ICSE, ISC 26,780-42,050  GMAD reviews 
GEMS Nations Academy   renamed   primary  US
primary
KG1 to Grade 8 84,000-135,000  GNA reviews 
GEMS New Millennium School Al Khail   +971-4-3396533   K-12  Indian
K-12
CBSE 20,000-27,000   
GEMS Our Own School Al Warqa   +971-4-2800075     Indian
CBSE, iCBSE 5,518-11,676   
GEMS School of Digital Futures   unknown     UK
NC   
GEMS Schools   +971-4-3477770    
 GS reviews 
GEMS United School Dubai   +971-4-8183600   K-12  US
K-12
AP, SAT 32,421-79,258   
GEMS Vertus School Dubai   unknown    
34,000-42,500   
GEMS Wellington Academy Al Khail        UK
52,000-85,000   
GEMS World Academy Dubai   +971-4-3736373   K-12  UK, US
K-12
IB DP, MYP, PYP 55,386-96,140  GWAD reviews 
German International School Dubai   +971-4-3386006   K-12  German
K-12
German International Abitur 19,600-57,000  GISD reviews 
German School Dubai   renamed   primary  German
primary
International Abitur 18,800-55,500  GSD reviews 
Global Indian International School Dubai   +971-4-2255681   K-12  Indian
K-12
CBSE, IB, Montessori 19,059-29,647  GIISD reviews 
Golden Indian Private School   closed 1999     Indian
  
Grammar School Dubai   +971-4-2824822   K-12  Indian/UK
K-12
A-level, IGCSE 4,111-5,653   
Green Field Kindergarten   closed 1999     Indian
closed   
Greenfield Community School   +971-4-8856600   K-12  International
K-12
IB DP, MYP, PYP 36,915-67,980  GCS reviews 
Greenwood International School   +971-4-2888000   K-12  Arabic/US
K-12
SAT 14,675-23,035  GIS reviews 
Gulf Indian High School   +971-4-2824455   K-12  Indian
K-12
CBSE 3,030-5,720  GIHS reviews 
Gulf Model School   +971-4-2544222   K-12  Indian
K-12
CBSE, Kerala 3,150-5,750  GMS reviews 
Hartland International School   +971-4-5519276   K-12  UK
K-12
IGCSE, IB 49,750-65,000  HIS reviews 
Home school Dubai      K-12 
K-12
  
Horizon College Dubai   planned   secondary  UK
secondary
 HCD reviews 
Horizon International School Dubai   +971-4-3483314   K-10  UK
K-10
34,500-96,980  HISD reviews 
Horizon School Dubai   +971-4-3422891   primary  UK
primary
NC 26,220-35,210  HSD reviews 
IFA Rugby Academy Dubai   +971-4-3371698     Sports
  
Ignite School Dubai   +971-4-2110777   primary  US, UAE
primary
US, MOE, HS Diploma 29,000-44,000   
Indian High School Dubai   +971-4-3377475   secondary  Indian
secondary
CBSE 5,400-10,300  IHSD reviews 
Indian High School Garhoud   +971-4-2823555   primary  Indian
primary
CBSE 5,200-5,400   
Institute of Applied Technology   +971-4-2122888     UAE
 IAT reviews 
Institute of Applied Technology Dubai   +971-4-2122888   secondary  UAE
secondary
UAE MOE   
International Academic School Dubai   +971-4-2800993   K-12  Arabic, US
K-12
HS Diploma 12,930-24,250  IASD reviews 
International Concept for Education Dubai   +971-4-3377818   primary  French, English
primary
French, IB 45,000-73,000   
International Football Academy Dubai   +971-4-3371698     Sports
  
International Indian High School Dubai   +971-4-3423909   primary  Indian
primary
CBSE 8,300-14,000  IIHSD reviews 
International School of Arts and Sciences Dubai   +971-4-2800459   K-12  US
K-12
28,200-51,465  ISASD reviews 
International School of Choueifat   see notes   K-12  Choueifat
K-12
SABIS   
International Talent Academy Dubai      K-12  International, Swiss
K-12
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
K-12
IB 12,650-10,350  IBSD reviews 
Iranian Girls School Dubai   +971-4-3961234   K-12  Iranian
K-12
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
primary
15,500  JSD reviews 
Jebel Ali Primary School   +971-4-8846485   primary  UK
primary
NC 39,927  JAPS reviews 
Jebel Ali Secondary School   planned   secondary  UK
secondary
A-Level, GCSE, NC  JASS reviews 
JESS Arabian Ranches   +971-4-3619019   K-12  UK
K-12
IB, GCSE 32,045-78,740   
JSS International School   +971-4-3256886   primary  Indian
primary
CBSE, ISCE 13,000-33,920  JIS reviews 
JSS Private School   +971-4-3446419   K-12  Indian
K-12
CBSE, ICBSE 10,620-22,000  JPS reviews 
JSS World School   renamed   K-12  Indian
K-12
CBSE, ICBSE  JWS reviews 
Jumeirah Baccalaureate School   +971-4-3446931   K-12  International
K-12
IB, IBDP, IBMYP, IPC, IGCSE 50,000-65,000  JBS reviews 
Jumeirah College   +971-4-3954950   secondary  UK
secondary
A-level, GCSE 58,542-73,177   
Jumeirah English Speaking School   +971-4-3945515   primary  UK
primary
NC KS1 KS2 32,045-40,165   
Jumeirah International School   List    
  
Jumeirah Primary City School   renamed WPS   primary  UK
primary
34,510-43,500  JPCS reviews 
Jumeirah Primary School   +971-4-3943500   primary  UK
primary
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
K-12
US, UAE HS Diploma 18,330-25,670   
Kalimati Speech and Communication Center   +971-4-2839196     Arabic, English, French
  
Kent College Dubai   +971-4-3180700     UK
IB, A-levels 54,000-98,000   
Khadija Iranian School Dubai   +971-4-3961072   K-12  Iranian
K-12
2,300-3,105   
Kids First Medical Center   +971-4-3485437     Support Services
Special Needs   
Kings College Dubai   planned   K-12  UK
K-12
NC GCSE, A-Level   
Kings School Al Barsha   +971-4-3256732   K-12  UK
K-12
GCSE, A-Level 50,200-103,200  KSAB reviews 
Kings School Dubai   +971-4-3483939   primary  UK
primary
NC FS KS1 KS2 33,441-53,695   
Kings School Nad Al Sheba   +971-4-3271841   K-12  UK
K-12
EYFS, NC 50,200-103,200  KSNAS reviews 
Latifa School for Girls   +971-4-3361065   K-12  UAE, UK
K-12
AS, A-level, GCSE   
Little Flock English School   Closed   primary  Indian
primary
CBSE  LFES reviews 
Little Flower English School Dubai   +971-4-2667620   primary  Indian
primary
CBSE 2,945-3,172   
Lycee Francais International Dubai   +971-4-3368552   primary  French
primary
19,800-39,775  LFID reviews 
Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou   +971-4-3260026   secondary  French
secondary
24,360-40,300  LFIGP reviews 
Lycee Francais International Meydan   renamed   primary  Arabic, English, French
primary
IB   
Lycee Francais Jean Mermoz Dubai   +971-4-3344111   primary  French
primary
36,000-50,000   
Lycee Georges Pompidou Ecole primaire Dubai   +971-4-3374161   primary  French
primary
24,360-40,300  LGPEPD reviews 
Lycee Libanais Francophone Prive   +971-4-2640800   K-12  French
K-12
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
K-12
CBSE, iCBSE 16,898-24,849  MSD reviews 
Millfield School Dubai   planned     UK
A-level, GCSE   
Mirdiff Private School   +971-4-2883303   K-10  Arabic/US
K-10
21,000-32,000   
Modern High School Dubai   +971-4-3263339   K-12  Indian
K-12
IB, CISCE, ICSE, ISC 26,780-42,050  MHSD reviews 
Modern Renaissance School   closed Jun 2006   primary  UK
primary
closed 11,000-16,000  MRS reviews 
Modern School and Nursery   closed   primary  Indian, UK
primary
 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
K-12
UAE MOE 3,900-7,200   
New Academy School   +971-4-3988873   K-12  Arabic, US
K-12
UAE MOE 11,950-28,255   
New Arab Unity School   +971-4-2884844   K-12  Arabic, US
K-12
17,500-30,000   
New Indian Model School Dubai   +971-4-2824313   K-12  Indian
K-12
CBSEi, CBSE, SSLC 2,575-4,480   
New World Private School   +971-4-2610033   K-12  UAE, Arabic
K-12
MOE 9,207-15,718   
Newlands School Dubai   +971-4-2821200   primary  UK
primary
NC 19,200-28,800   
Next Generation School Dubai   +971-4-3853335   primary  US, UAE
primary
UAE MOE 26,500-38,500   
Nibras International School   +971-4-8853330   K-12  Arabic/US
K-12
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
K-12
25,750-41,200   
North London Collegiate School Dubai   +971-4-3190888   K-12  International, UK
K-12
IGCSE, IB 83,000-130,000   
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
secondary
MOE, Cycle 2-3, Boys G6-12   
Ontario International Canadian School   closed Jul 2019   K-12  Canadian, Ontario
K-12
28,350-56,700  OICS reviews 
Oundle School Dubai   planned   K-12  UK
K-12
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
K-12
CBSE 6,015-12,727  OOEHSD reviews 
Our Own High School   +971-4-2800077   K-12  Indian
K-12
CBSE 7,358-12,484  OOHS reviews 
Our Own Indian School   +971-4-3391188   K-12  Indian
K-12
CBSE 4,753-9,689  OOIS reviews 
Oxford School Dubai   +971-4-2543666   K-12  Arabic, UK
K-12
A-level, IGCSE, NC 10,311-16,348   
Pakistan Education Academy   +971-4-3370126   K-12  Pakistan
K-12
FBISE SSC, HSSC 6,000-8,200  PEA reviews 
Pakistan English School   Closed     Pakistan
FBISE  PES reviews 
Pakistan Model School   Closed   K-12  Pakistan
K-12
 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
K-12
BC HS Diploma  PAAD reviews 
Philadelphia Private School Dubai   +971-4-2646202    K-12  Arabic, US
K-12
18,100-31,100   
Primus Private School   +971-4-2800691   K-12  Indian
K-12
CBSE 11,339-22,731   
Pristine Private School   +971-4-2674299   K-12  UK
K-12
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
K-12
AS-level, IGCSE 14,400-27,000   
Raffles International School   +971-4-4271200   K-12  UK, US
K-12
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
K-10
IGCSE, A-Level 26,125-61,446   
Raffles International School West Campus   renamed   K-12  UK, US
K-12
25,000-70,000   
Raffles World Academy   +971-4-4271300   K-12  UK, US
K-12
IB, IGCSE 30,400-85,100   
Rajagiri International School   renamed   primary  Indian
primary
CBSE 9,750-14,400  RIS reviews 
Ranches Primary School   +971-4-4429765   primary  UK
primary
EYFS, FS1-Year 6 45,932-56,140   
Rashid Paediatric Therapy Centre   +971-4-3400005    
Special Needs   
Rashid Primary School   +971-4-3361187   primary  Arabic/UK
primary
  
Rashid School for Boys   +971-4-3361300   K-12  Arabic/UK
K-12
A-level, GCSE   
Reach Out Dubai   +971-4-3995692     Autism Support Services
Special Needs  ROD reviews 
Real Madrid Football Academy Dubai       
  
Regent Indian School   renamed   primary  Indian
primary
  
Regent International School   +971-4-3608830   K-12  UK
K-12
NC,GCSE,IGCSE,A-levels 43,800-95,800  RIS reviews 
Renaissance School Dubai   +971-4-5897717   primary  US
primary
35,000-45,000   
Repton School Dubai   +971-4-4269393   K-12  UK
K-12
IB, IGCSE 60,100-120,100  RSD reviews 
Rising School Dubai   +971-6-8835389   primary  US
primary
31,500-56,500   
Riverston School Dubai   +971-4-3316400   primary  UK
primary
National Curriculum 67,500-70,500   
Royal Dubai School   +971-4-2886499   K-10  UK
K-10
NC, GCSE, A-level 30,084-37,932  RDS reviews 
Russian School Dubai   +971-4-2641515   K-12  Russian
K-12
14,200-21,900   
Sabari Indian School   +971-4-2505806   primary  Indian
primary
CBSE, iCBSE 14,500-16,300   
Safa British Academy   renamed   K-12  UK, International
K-12
  
Safa British School   +971-4-3884300   primary  UK
primary
NC FS KS1 KS2 26,800-41,300  SBS reviews 
Safa Community School   +971-4-3851810   K-12  UK
K-12
48,700-72,000   
Salman Farsi School   +971-4-2988121   K-12  Iranian
K-12
1,750-3,150  SFS reviews 
School of Modern Skills   +971-4-2887765   K-10  Arabic / US
K-10
UAE 14,313-24,205  SMS reviews 
School of Research Science   +971-4-6011011   K-12  Arabic, UK
K-12
A, AS-level, IGCSE, GCSE 34,400-73,800  SRS reviews 
Senses Dubai   +971-4-3948765     Support Services
Special Needs   
Sharjah American School Dubai   +971-4-2801111   K-12  Arabic, US
K-12
AP, SAT 16,000-39,900  SASD reviews 
Sheena Wilson Centre Dubai       
  
Sheffield School Dubai   +971-4-2678444   K-12  UK
K-12
GCSE 21,400-40,400  SSD reviews 
Sheikh Rashid Pakistan School   +971-4-2988303   K-12  Pakistan
K-12
FBISE SSC 2,680-5,360  SRPS reviews 
Sherborne School Dubai   not planned     UK
NC   
Silicon Oasis GEMS School   renamed GWA   K-12  UK
K-12
IB DP  SOGS reviews 
Silvery Indian School   closed   primary  Indian
primary
 SIS reviews 
Smart Vision School Dubai   +971-4-2880965   primary  UK
primary
EYFS, NC, FS1-Year 6 29,900-53,900   
SNF Children Development Center   +971-4-3349818   K-12 
K-12
Special Needs  SCDC reviews 
Sobha International Academy Dubai   proposed   K-12  UK
K-12
37,000-74,000  SIAD reviews 
Solomon International School   planned     International
IB   
South View School Dubai   +971-4-5897904   K-12  UK
K-12
NC 41,300-61,500   
Springdales School Dubai   +971-4-3381311   K-12  Indian
K-12
CBSE 18,400-32,000  SSD reviews 
St Andrews School Dubai   renamed    
Special Needs   
St Marys School Dubai   +971-4-3370252   K-12  Indian, UK
K-12
A-level, IGCSE, GCSE 8,456-16,389  SMSD reviews 
Star International School Al Twar   +971-4-2638999   K-10  UK
K-10
NC 17,970-35,550  SISAT reviews 
Star International School Barsha   not planned    
 SISB reviews 
Star International School Jumeirah   renamed   primary  UK
primary
NC 29,600-51,300  SISJ reviews 
Star International School Mirdiff   +971-4-2884644   primary  UK
primary
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   +971-4-4238900   K-12  UK
K-12
GCSE, A-Level, IB, BTEC 44,900-95,000  SSD reviews 
Swedish School in Dubai      K-12  Sweden
K-12
  
Swiss International School Dubai   +971-4-3750600     English, French, German, Swiss
IB, Swiss Matura 60,000-120,000  SISD reviews 
Teens 4 Positive Action        Support Group
  
The Alpha School Dubai   +971-4-2255586   primary  UK
primary
EYFS, NC 19,750-28,500   
The Aquila School   +971-4-5862700   K-12  UK, International
K-12
NC, BTEC, IB 38,250-51,000   
The Arbor School Dubai   +971-4-5667904   K-12  UK
K-12
NC 56,000-76,000   
The City International School   +971-4-2899722   K-12  Pakistan, UK
K-12
A-level, IGCSE, O-level 3,700-24,200  TCIS reviews 
The Indian Academy Dubai   +971-4-2646746   K-12  Indian
K-12
CBSE, ICSE 10,900-20,000   
The Kindergarten Starters   +971-4-2824090   primary  Indian
primary
CBSE 6,180-8,247  TKS reviews 
The Oasis School Dubai   +971-4-3881388   K-12  UK
K-12
EYFS, NC, Cambridge, Edexcel 35,244-65,874  TOSD reviews 
The Philippine School Dubai   +971-4-2844465   K-10  Philippines
K-10
6,000-13,100  TPSD reviews 
The Universal Academy of Excellence   renamed   K-12  UK
K-12
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
K-12
ICSE 21,000-30,000   
United International Private School   +971-4-2543888   K-10  Philippines
K-10
RBEC 4,300-11,000  UIPS reviews 
Universal American School   +971-4-2325222   K-12  US
K-12
IB, US HS diploma 33,600-63,790  UAS reviews 
Uptown High School   closed Jun 2011   secondary  International
secondary
IBMYP, IB DP 54,000-66,000  UHS reviews 
Uptown K12 School   renamed   K-12 
K-12
  
Uptown Primary School   relocated   primary  International
primary
IBPYP 34,485-54,000  UPS reviews 
Uptown School   +971-4-2515001   K-12  International
K-12
IB, IBPYP, IBMYP 34,950-59,950   
Varkey Group   +971-4-3477770    
  
Varkey International School   renamed OOIS   K-12  Indian
K-12
CBSE, SSLC  VIS reviews 
Vernus International School   planned     American
US   
Victory Heights Primary School   +971-4-4231100   primary  UK
primary
NC Early Years Program (EYFS) 33,000-45,000   
Wellington Academy Dubai   +971-4-3424040   K-12  UK
K-12
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
K-12
IB, AS / A-level, I/GCSE 35,244-76,675   
Wellington International School Palm Jumeirah   planned   primary  UK
primary
NC   
Wellington Primary School   +971-4-3433266   primary  UK
primary
NC, FS1-2, KS1-2 36,060-45,460  WPS reviews 
Westminster School Dubai   +971-4-2988333   K-12  Arabic, UK
K-12
A-level, IGCSE 7,600-14,700  WSD reviews 
Winchester School Dubai   +971-4-8820444   K-12  Indian, UK
K-12
NC 13,500-30,200  WSD reviews 
Winchester School Dubai Oud Metha   +971-4-3374112   K-12  Indian, UK
K-12
EYFS, NC, AS, A-level 11,300-19,500   
World Canadian School Dubai   planned   primary  Canadian
primary
42,846-55,907   
Zabeel School   +971-4-3374821   secondary  Arabic/UAE
secondary
  
Notes about this directory and list of Dubai schools

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
British schools
Indian CBSE schools
International schools
Pakistani schools

Schools closing or closed 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 Columbia Canadian School Jul 2018 Opened in Sep 2017.
British Institute for Learning Development (BILD)    
British National Curriculum School    
Deans International School    
Deira Private School Al Garhoud    
DPS Academy (Delhi Public School Society) Mar 2017 Opened in Apr 2013.
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 Building used by the new Manor Primary School.
  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.

Schools relocated in Dubai

School names New location Old location Date moved Notes
British Institute for Learning Development (BILD)        
Dubai American Academy (DAA) Al Barsha 1 Al Barsha 1   Moved to GEMS National Academy location
GEMS Heritage Indian School Dubailand Al Barsha Apr 2018  
The Kindergarten Starters       Moved to Pakistan National High School building
Uptown High School, Muhaisnah 41     Jun 2011 Relocated and reopened, sort of.
Uptown Primary School, Uptown Mirdif2     Jun 2013 Relocated, sort of.
  1. Closed June 2011. In Sep 2013, a new Uptown secondary school section opened at the Uptown School complex in Mirdiff.
  2. 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  
GEMS Nations Academy GEMS Dubai American Academy1   Merger of GNA and DAA.
Bradenton Preparatory Academy GEMS United School 2018 Became GEMS Education school in 2013.
Jumeirah Primary City School Wellington Primary School Jul 2007 JPCS, not JPS.
Manor Primary School The English College Dubai primary section Jan 2019 Merger with TEC.
Pakistan Embassy School Sheikh Rashid Pakistani School   Old name was not official.
Uptown School, Uptown Primary Uptown Primary, Uptown School Several Name changes back and forth.
  1. Originally new name for GNA and DNA merger was Dubai American Academy Nations but changed to GEMS Dubai American Academy.

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

Schools references for Dubai but located somewhere else

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

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