The Best International Schools in UAE

International Schools are very popular in UAE. Discover The Best International Schools in UAE.

Why choosing a International School?
Finding the right school for your child is one of the major concerns for many international families when relocating to a new country or city. Families moving to Dubai can be confident to find a wide range private international schools top choose from.
These schools typically offer different curricula, with the most popular being the British, American and International Baccalaureate (IB).

Study in UAE
With more than 500 international schools teaching over 400.000 students, the UAE can be considered as the Mecca of private education. No other country has this many schools offering first class education. And the school market here is still booming with many new international schools opening year after year. The majority of the schools are located in Dubai, followed by Abu Dhabi.

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Quality of Education


What many international and local families like here, is that you can find all world curricula, such as the International Baccalaureate, British, American, Canadian, Indian, Swiss, German or French (If you don’t know how to choose the best curriculum read this previous article). Almost all schools are day schools, just a few schools offer boarding, among them the prestigious Repton School Dubai or the brand new Swiss International Scientific School Dubai, which opened just recently in September 2015.

Approximate tuition fees range from:

  • Nursery: AED 18,000 – 60,000
  • Kindergarten: AED 15,000 – 66,000
  • Primary School: AED 30,000 – 70,000
  • Secondary School: AED 40,000 – 90,000

Schools may increase their tuition fees based on the quality of education they provide.

Inspection Reports
International Schools in Dubai are analyzed by the local authorities and receive an inspection report on a regular basis, rating the schools by the following:

  • Outstanding
  • Good
  • Acceptable
  • Unsatisfactory





Our selection of the Best International Schools in UAE



Al Bateen Secondary School

Al Bateen Secondary School

Al Bateen Secondary School is a private, British curriculum school in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Al Bateen educates students from years 7-13 and is also in collaboration with Al ...
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Al Mizhar American Academy, a Taaleem school

Al Mizhar American Academy, a Taaleem school

Dubai
Al-Mizhar American Academy (AAM) was developed to provide a nurturing and rigorous American education for girls aged 3 to 18 years. A key reason for choosing the US curriculum was ...
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Dubai British Foundation, a Taaleem school

Dubai British Foundation, a Taaleem school

Founded in 2014 and located in the thriving Jumeirah Islands area of Dubai, DBF is a purpose-built Early Years British International School, offering England's EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) curriculum ...
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Dubai British School Jumeirah Park (DBSJP), a Taaleem school

Dubai British School Jumeirah Park (DBSJP), a Taaleem school

Dubai
Dubai British School Jumeirah Park opened in August 2015 and is the newest addition to the Taaleem schools. Our modern, state-of-the art campus is located in Jumeirah Park, behind the ...
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Dubai British School, a Taaleem school

Dubai British School, a Taaleem school

Dubai
Thank you for your interest in Dubai British School (DBS), a Taaleem School. Founded in 2005, DBS has established itself as one of the leading British schools in the region, ...
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Dubai College

Dubai
Dubai College is so much more than the leading academic school in Dubai, it is a community of excellence at the heart of the city. Our students do have a ...
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Dubai English Speaking College

Dubai English Speaking College

Dubai
Dubai English Speaking College is part of the oldest British school in Dubai; Dubai English Speaking School (DESS). Aerial BuiltOur secondary school was established in 2005 (originally located at the ...
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GEMS American Academy, Abu Dhabi

GEMS American Academy, Abu Dhabi

GEMS American Academy, Abu Dhabi (GAA) is modeled after the highly successful and sought after Dubai American Academy. Opened in September 2007, GEMS American Academy, Abu Dhabi benefits from the ...
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GEMS Wellington International School, Dubai

GEMS Wellington International School, Dubai

Dubai
The GEMS Wellington International School is a truly ground-breaking learning environment that provides exceptionally high standards of education to all the students. The school, spanning an area of eight acres, ...
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Greenfield Community School, a Taaleem school

Greenfield Community School, a Taaleem school

Dubai
Greenfield Community School (GCS) is a school with a warm heart, a place where each child and family is made to feel welcome and at home. A Taaleem school, we ...
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Jumeira Baccalaureate School, a Taaleem school

Jumeira Baccalaureate School, a Taaleem school

Dubai
Welcome to Jumeira Baccalaureate School, an established IB school in the heart of Dubai, where young people thrive, learn and succeed. Our school aims to provide exceptional opportunities for each ...
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Jumeirah College

Jumeirah College

Dubai
With regional exceptions, Jumeirah College delivers The National Curriculum for England to Years 7 to 13. An outstanding school, renowned for securing impressive outcomes for all students across a range ...
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Jumeirah English Speaking School, Arabian Ranches

Jumeirah English Speaking School, Arabian Ranches

Dubai
Welcome to Jumeirah English Speaking School (JESS) At Jumeirah English Speaking School we believe that the capacity for critical and creative thinking is a uniquely human attribute. We are preparing ...
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Kings’ Dubai

Dubai
At KingsÍ Dubai we are passionate about learning. We empower children, staff, parents and friends of the school to work together to be the best they can be and become ...
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Raha International School, a Taaleem school

Raha International School, a Taaleem school

Abu Dhabi
At Raha International School (RIS), a member of the Taaleem family of schools, we believe that a successful education is all about inspiration: inspired teaching to drive academic achievement, and ...
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Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai

Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai

Dubai
The Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai is a leading international school where future generations are inspired to become confident and enthusiastic life-long learners, ready to embrace the opportunities and ...
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The Children's Garden Barsha, a Taaleem pre-school

The Children’s Garden Barsha, a Taaleem pre-school

Dubai
‘’Childhood should be a journey and not a race’’. As a Taaleem pre-school, we recognise that every child is different and children develop in different ways and at different rates. We ...
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The Children's Garden Green Community, a Taaleem pre-school

The Children’s Garden Green Community, a Taaleem pre-school

Dubai
‘’Childhood should be a journey and not a race’’. As a Taaleem pre-school, we recognise that every child is different and children develop in different ways and at different rates. We ...
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Uptown School, a Taaleem school

Uptown School, a Taaleem school

Dubai
We are very proud of what the school has achieved in the past 10 years and what it continues to achieve on a daily basis and I hope that this ...
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