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American School of Dubai Inspection Report

Established in 1966, the American School of Dubai is one of the oldest co-educational K-12 schools in Dubai. It is a not-for-profit independent school, governed by a Board of Trustees. There is no owner of ASD.
Parents' Rating
4.0 out of 5 based on 32 reviews
At a glance
School phase
All through
Inspection rating
Curricula taught
Availability 2018/19
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Availability 2019/20
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Annual fee average
AED 78,500
Annual fees
AED 59,255 - 81,360
Price band help
Opening year
School year
Aug to Jun
Dr. Paul Richards
Main teacher nationality
US Citizen
Main student nationality
US Citizen
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Inspection Rating History

Latest Inspection Report


Previous Years Reports

2017/18 https://www.khda.gov.ae/DirectorySearch/LogSearch?lang=1&sId=201&trxId=2321&fp=76125&sname=American%20School%20of%20Dubai
2016/17 https://www.khda.gov.ae/DirectorySearch/LogSearch?lang=1&sId=201&trxId=2187&fp=65516&sname=American%20School%20of%20Dubai
2015/16 https://www.khda.gov.ae/DirectorySearch/LogSearch?lang=1&sId=201&trxId=1973&fp=57487&sname=American%20School%20of%20Dubai
2014/15 https://www.khda.gov.ae/DirectorySearch/LogSearch?lang=1&sId=201&trxId=1847&fp=47509&sname=American%20School%20of%20Dubai
2013/14 https://www.khda.gov.ae/DirectorySearch/LogSearch?lang=1&sId=201&trxId=1713&fp=36184&sname=American%20School%20of%20Dubai
2012/13 https://www.khda.gov.ae/DirectorySearch/LogSearch?lang=1&sId=201&trxId=1507&fp=27615&sname=American%20School%20of%20Dubai
2011/12 https://www.khda.gov.ae/DirectorySearch/LogSearch?lang=1&sId=201&trxId=1325&fp=19092&sname=American%20School%20of%20Dubai
2010/11 https://www.khda.gov.ae/DirectorySearch/LogSearch?lang=1&sId=201&trxId=1173&fp=9376&sname=American%20School%20of%20Dubai
2009/10 https://www.khda.gov.ae/DirectorySearch/LogSearch?lang=1&sId=201&trxId=820&fp=1023&sname=American%20School%20of%20Dubai
2008/09 https://www.khda.gov.ae/DirectorySearch/LogSearch?lang=1&sId=201&trxId=372&fp=99&sname=American%20School%20of%20Dubai

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1 Archived Comment
Archived 3rd Oct 2014, 23:41

Still the best US based curriculum school in Dubai...but GEMS' Dubai American Academy is slowly nipping at its heels.

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