One of the few not-for-profit schools in Dubai, ASD is able to focus on the quality of education over satisfying owners or shareholders, and all tuition and fees fund the cost of education...
The American School of Dubai has won the SchoolsCompared Top Schools Award for Overall Best School in the UAE 2021-22.
Every Student. Future Ready.
Established in 1966, The American School of Dubai is a not-for-profit, US curriculum, PreK-12 international community school helping students become future ready as Empathetic, Self-Aware, Resilient, Innovative Communicators and Global Citizens.
ASD is committed to academic excellence; providing an international perspective and a
comprehensive education; and preparing every student to be future ready.
The PreK (3-year-old) program at ASD is a Reggio-Emilia-inspired, flexible learning environment.
The flexible learning spaces in the Elementary School allow for an individualized learning experience where students begin to identify areas of interest.
The Middle School incorporates design thinking and inquiry-based learning to allow students to explore those individual interests further.
The High School elective and AP courses, online learning opportunities, and INSPIRE global trips allow students to dive deeper into their interests and prepare them for successful futures.
A focus on the whole child with countless opportunities for students to explore their passions in Athletics and the Arts...
ASD was founded in 1966, before the formal establishment of the UAE, and prides itself on long- standing traditions and legacy alumni community...
ASD integrates sustainability goals and service-learning into the curriculum to develop students as global citizens...
ASD By The Numbers
Celebrating Our Success
Awards for academic achievement, workplace environment, and sustainability initiatives...