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As one of only a few independent, not for profit schools in the region, ASD offers what is best about American education to provide learning experiences to promote the maximum potential of its students.

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At a Glance

The American School of Dubai is an independent, not-for-profit, U.S. curriculum, Pre-K through Grade 12 international school offering what is best about American education to provide learning experiences designed to promote the maximum potential of its students.

Founded: September 1966 by the Dubai Petroleum Company in affiliation with International Schools Services. In 2004, ASD became a one of only a few not-for-profit schools in Dubai, established by the Cultural Foundation.
Location: Al Barsha, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Superintendent: Dr. Paul Richards 
Accreditation: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Re-accredited most recently in 2013.
Student Body: Co-educational; 1800+ K1-Grade 12 students represented by over 70 nationalities. Approximately 75 percent of the student body carry United States and Canadian passports.
Curriculum: U.S.-based college preparatory; 21 Advanced Placement (AP) courses in High School; one of thirteen international schools offering the AP Capstone Diploma.
Faculty: The school employs 175 faculty with an average tenure of 4.7+ years. Faculty are represented by 18 nationalities and 80 percent hold US or Canadian passports.
Sustainability: Sustainable and renewable practices were incorporated in the Al Barsha campus facility design. A sustainability statement guides the school in its charge to be responsible stewards. Learn more.
Campus Life Activities: Over 100 athletics, arts, extracurricular activities, clubs and service-learning opportunities define the ASD student learning experience. Learn more.
College Placement: Top tier schools in US, Canada, UK, Europe and Australia; over 95 percent of graduates attend college; 89 percent to US and Canadian universities.
School Year: The ASD school year typically runs from August to June in two semesters, with a winter holiday that starts in December and a spring break which is usually in April.

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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