Abu Dhabi
International, British, American curriculum
Ages 4 to 18

Abu Dhabi International Private School

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CurriculumInternational, British, American
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes
First year fees: Dirham 45,300

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school

Over 70

Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

22% local : 78% international

Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Entry evaluation for students

Placement test and meeting with parents.

External examinations or assessments available

The school successfully prepares high school students to pass external examinations and assessments which include ACT, AP, A-levels, IGCSE, TOEFL, and SAT and SAT Subjects Tests, IB Diploma Programme, and other achievement tests.

School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, what lies at the heart of the AIS educational mission is promoting the wellbeing and development of all students including those with learning difficulties and disabilities. Through its Student Support Services Department, the school assists students with learning difficulties and developmental disabilities to reach their full potential within the mainstream school by ensuring that these students receive the appropriate accommodation that promotes academic and social success.

Learning support offered

The Student Support Services Department offers support in three areas: psychological and educational therapy; English as a Second Language; and reading support. The Department currently provides services to over 115 students with cases that include cerebral palsy, ADD/ADHD, weak motor skills, autism, reading difficulties, dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, auditory deficiency, visual problems, epilepsy, speech delay, neurological and psychological problems.

School start time

KG1 - KG3: 7:45 am
G1 - G12: 7:25 am

School finish time

KG1 - KG3: 2:00 pm
G1 - G12: 2:25 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The school offers a variety of activities such as badminton, table tennis, arts and crafts, film, choir, photography, theater and dance. Students have the opportunity to join varsity school teams such as basketball, soccer and volleyball or to participate in intramural sports.

Sports facilities at the school

Gymnasium, green field

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Every year, the school’s varsity teams partake in national sport competitions and have contributed to the school with a long history of triumphs in the various sports.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Abu Dhabi International School is a truly international school that educates students from over 70 nationalities in a familial, friendly, fun yet disciplined environment. The international flavor our school provides is also reflected in the diversity of its academic programs. AIS provides the opportunity for its students to graduate with an American program, the British (IGCSE and A-Levels) program or the International Baccalaureate Programme and join top tier institutions worldwide, such as Harvard, Stanford, Cambridge and the Sorbonne of France as well as regional universities in Lebanon, Egypt and the UAE.

Teaching approach of the school

AIS believes in supporting each and every child in an effort to maximize their opportunity for success and higher academic achievement. The AIS educational program includes an academic program and a Cocurricular program designed to promote academic excellence and physical well-being, and through which students discover their interests and talents and develop them to their full potential. The school also maintains a culture that promotes good habits of character, and emphasizes active citizenship through community service and global awareness.

Summary of prices and fees

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in AED

Yearly fees: Dirham 43,800
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: Dirham 1,500
Total first year fees: Dirham 45,300
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Where exactly is this school?

This school has more than one campus in Abu Dhabi:
Mohammed Bin Zayed City Campus: Ages 4 to 18
Abu Dhabi City Campus: Ages 4 to 18

Get in touch with this school

Contact email: admin@aisuae.com
School's webpage: aisschools.com
School's Fees webpage: aisschools.com/tuition-fees
Address: Sector Z17-01, 63rd Street Near Al Ain University Mohammed Bin Zayed City Abu Dhabi, UAE

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