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Dunes International School Parent Opinion

Dunes International School is a CBSE curriculum school located in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi. It has a somewhat chequered background, having originally been established in 1988 prior to relocation to its current site in 2014 and the entry into a management agreement with Ryan International Group (involving a name change), which was subsequently cancelled at short notice in 2017.
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3.4 out of 5 based on 807 reviews
At a glance
School type
International
School phase
All through
Inspection rating
Good
Curricula taught
Availability 2020/21
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Availability 2021/22
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Annual fee average
AED 17,500
Annual fees
AED 12,000 - 23,500
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Status
Open
Opening year
1988
School year
Apr to Mar
Teacher turnover help
9
Principal
Paramjit Bakshis Singh Ahluwalia
Owner
Ismaeil Khoori
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Main teacher nationality
India
Main student nationality
India
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