The American School of Dubai is located in Dubai, the modern, global business and cultural hub of the United Arab Emirates. The UAE is a federation of seven emirates in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula.
In 2010, ASD moved to the 23-acre Al Barsha campus, a million square foot, wireless, state-of-the-art facility in a residential area of Dubai. The campus includes 100 classrooms, two libraries, a 630 seat performing arts theater, black box theater, band and choir rooms, art studios, field house, an organic garden, indoor and outdoor running tracks, climbing wall, dance studio, regulation soccer fields, additional playing fields and play areas, fitness center, two 25-meter swimming pools, six tennis courts, broadcast studio, maker spaces, and two cafeterias. The facilities provide for band and choir, offer five art studios and four purpose-built science and computer labs. The ASD campus is known for its inviting and welcoming learning environment.