School year 2018-19 is off to a great start! Although most spaces have been filled, there are now waiting lists of varying lengths, but spaces are still available for grades 3, 7 and 8. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply now!
Important: For families applying for K1-Grade 2, please click here for age requirements.
WELCOME TO ADMISSIONS
The Admissions team looks forward to working with you on your applications, guiding you through the admissions process, helping with your family's transition and welcoming you to our ASD community.
We invite you to visit our campus and see first hand our unique and vibrant learning environment. Call us at 04 395 0005 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org for schedules and to book a tour.
We look forward to hearing from you soon!
The ASD Admissions Team
Meet the Team
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 brings over 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, 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.
Laura Palomo has just recently joined the admissions department as the Testing Coordinator and Registrar Support. Laura is well acquainted with American schools internationally, having been raised in Venezuela and Singapore. Laura is new to this position, but a familiar face in ASD. Before starting her family, she was a K1 teacher here at ASD in 2008, and currently has three children attending this school. Laura is pursuing another Masters to become an educational diagnostician, and further her studies and knowledge in diagnosing and assessing students.
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. Lara's two daughters currently attend ASD.