The Best IB Diploma Schools In Abu Dhabi

In this feature we’ve rounded-up the city's schools offering the Diploma programme and registered with the IB association. We’ve looked at the courses they offer, the fees for the Diploma years, published results (if any), any additional accreditation the schools might have, and compiled ADEC’s most recent views on anything and everything pertaining to the Diploma years.
The Best IB Diploma Schools In Abu Dhabi
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American International School of Abu Dhabi

ADEC Rating: Very Good

Additional Ratings/Accreditations: CIS, MSA, MEIBA

Published Results: Not available

IB Programmes: PYP, Diploma

Additional Curriculum: US

18 Diploma Options:  biology, business and management, chemistry, economics, English A literature, environment and society,history, maths studies, mathematics, physics, theatre, visual arts, Spanish B, Spanish AB, French B, Arabic B, Arabic AB, business management.

Language of Instruction:  English

Location: Near Al Aman, Abu Dhabi

Diploma Fees Per Annum: Dhs 55,500



ADEC Inspection Details

The report format does not highlight specific elements of the school, however it does note the majority of indicators are Very Good, with several Outstanding features.

ADEC Notes on Senior Years: The high school offers three options: a High School Diploma linked to the Virginia State Standards of Learning, the IB, and a regular high school programme supplemented with IB subject options. An increasing number of students in Grades 11 and 12 are following the IB.

IB results are satisfactory and improving in science and English. In mathematics, results are variable from year to year but are satisfactory overall. Standards and progress in Arabic and social studies are unsatisfactory.

Student Attainment and Progress: Very Good

Quality of Teaching and Learning:Very Good

Meeting student needs via curriculum: Very Good  

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