Dubai United Arab Emirates
American School of Dubai

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The American School of Dubai is an independent, not-for-profit, US curriculum, PreK-12 international school that provides learning experiences designed to promote the maximum potential of its students. Founded in 1966 by the Dubai Petroleum Company and formerly known as Jumairah American School, ASD has a rich and vibrant history. ASD is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. With enrollment of approximately 1,900 students, world-class facilities, highly experienced leadership, professional, dedicated, and certified faculty, staff, and counseling teams, a college-preparatory US curriculum and AP program that integrate technology to support student learning, hundreds of extracurricular and student activities in the Arts, Athletics, and Service Learning, and an engaged community of parents, alumni, and friends—an ASD education is intentionally designed to prepare every student to be future ready.

  • Day school tuition $15246 - $22482 USD
  • Grades for day school Pre-K/Reception -
    12th Grade/Year 13
  • Boarding school tuition No Information
  • Curricula Advanced Placement, US National
  • Type Co-ed

Admissions Information

  • Application fee (domestic) $272 USD


  • Assigns homework Yes
  • Use of technology in the classroom Yes
  • Language of instruction English
  • ELL support Yes
  • Learning support Yes
  • Native English teachers Yes

Learning Support

Learning Support

School Life

  • Sports teams available Yes
  • Do students practice religion at the school No
  • School provides lunch Yes
  • Uniform required Yes

Schools Facilities

The American School of Dubai is located in Dubai, the modern, global business and cultural hub of the United Arab Emirates. The UAE is a federation of seven emirates in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula. In 2010, ASD moved to the 23-acre Al Barsha campus, a million square foot, wireless, state-of-the-art facility in a residential area of Dubai. The campus includes 100 classrooms, two libraries, a 630 seat performing arts theater, black box theater, band and choir rooms, art studios, field house, an organic garden, indoor and outdoor running tracks, climbing wall, dance studio, regulation soccer fields, additional playing fields and play areas, fitness center, two 25-meter swimming pools, six tennis courts, broadcast studio, maker spaces, and two cafeterias. The facilities provide for band and choir, offer five art studios and four purpose-built science and computer labs. The ASD campus is known for its inviting and welcoming learning environment.