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Universal American School Parent Opinion

Opened in 2005 in Dubai Festival City, Universal American School is one of two schools in this location that are owned and operated by the Al Futtaim Education Foundation as not for profit schools. The school operates a mixed US/IB curriculum. UAS is one of a small number of US curriculum schools to have achieved the KHDA's second highest rating of Very Good.
Parents' Rating
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3.8 out of 5 based on 83 reviews
At a glance
School type
International
School phase
All through
Curricula taught
Availability 2019/20
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Availability 2020/21
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Annual fee average
AED 63,000
Annual fees
AED 37,330 - 76,670
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Premium
Status
Open
Opening year
2005
School year
Sep to Jun
Teacher turnover help
31%
Principal
Mr. Ole Bernard Sealey
Owner
Al Futtaim Education Foundation
Community
Main teacher nationality
US Citizen
Main student nationality
A mix of nationalities
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2 Archived Comments
Ayana
Archived 10th May 2016, 19:51

UAS is a great school I go ther e myself and it is a wonderful educational experience.

Jane
Archived 8th Mar 2015, 16:04

A solid choice if you cannot get your kids into The American School of Dubai or Dubai American Academy. Probably the best of the second-tier top American schools in Dubai.

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