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Welcome To Admissions


There are waiting lists for all grades. We still encourage applications for all grades as we might have further withdrawals over the school year. You will find the application packages here

Applications are accepted by regular mail, courier or in hard copy.

Applications for 2017-2018

Applications for the 2017-2018 school year will only be accepted beginning November 1, 2016.

Note: ASD is shifting to a new online application system. Please bear with us as there is a slight delay in the implementation. In the meantime, we will continue to accept the current paper applications available on our website. 

Please note that K1 applications may be submitted from November 1 to December 12 only. All applications received within this application period will be dated on December 12 regardless of when they are submitted.

Meet the Team

Camilla Oberg, MS/HS Registrar

Camilla Oberg, an ASD alum, has been part of the ASD community since 2006. As the Middle School and High School Registrar, Camilla provides Grades 6 - 12 new and prospective families with support and understanding to help with admissions processes and ease international and local transitions. Camilla’s three children, born in Bangkok and Dubai, attend ASD, and her husband is also an ASD alum. A third-culture child herself, Camilla attended schools in Sweden, Dubai, Austria and the US; and speaks English, Swedish and German.

Maria Peralta, ES Registrar

Maria Peralta brings 15 years of international school experience as a Registrar and Admissions Specialist to ASD. She spent several years living in the US and settled in a former US naval base in the Philippines before coming to Dubai. Having been educated in American and international schools herself, Maria offers new families looking for an American education in an international setting guidance and support throughout the K1-5 admissions process as Elementary School Registrar.

Maha Shoukry, Database Administrator/KHDA Liaison

Maha Shoukry, bilingual in English and Arabic, brings international school experience to her position as a Database Administrator in the Admissions Office. She works as a liaison with the Dubai Government’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and has been part of the ASD community since 2002. Her two children graduated from ASD in 2007 and 2010.

Lara Rabia Mustapha, Admissions Support

Lara Rabia Mustapha joined the admissions department at ASD in August 2014. Lara is a Canadian citizen with a Lebanese background. She moved to Dubai in 2011, making it her 7th move in 14 years! Lara hopes to make Dubai her home for a long time. This is her fourth year at ASD. Lara's two daugthers currently attend ASD in middle school and high school.

Contact Information

Admissions is located in the Administrative Building, second floor. Admissions is open Monday - Thursday during the school year; closed on weekends (Friday and Saturday) and public holidays.

Visiting hours are 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday. Visits after 12:30 p.m. are by appointment only. 

Telephone (+971 4) 395-0005; ext. 1550  
Fax (+971 4) 395-0007

Business Office is located in the Administrative Building, second floor. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Sunday - Thursday.


Elementary Admissions (Grades K1-5)
Ms. Maria Peralta
Middle and High School Admissions (Grades 6-12)
Ms. Camilla Oberg
Application documents to:

American School of Dubai
PO Box 71188 Dubai United Arab Emirates
Tel: (+971 4) 395-0005
Fax: (+971 4) 395-0008
Makani: 16827 77215

Courier Address: American School of Dubai, Intersection of First Al Khail & Hessa Street, Opposite the Saudi German Hospital, Al Barsha Dubai, UAE

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