Abu Dhabi
British, American curriculum
Ages 4 to 18

Al Dhafra Private Schools, Abu Dhabi

CurriculumBritish, American
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
Avg. students per class -
Max. students per class -
First year fees: Dirham 38,800

Fees / Price

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

Yearly fees: Dirham 38,800
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School Information

Number of students

1550

Number of nationalities represented in the school

50

Most common nationality

Emirati

Ratio of local students to international students

34% local : 66% international

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

English as a Secondary Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French

Use of technology in the classroom

Since today‟s generation has a fast growing high technology Al Dhafra aims to educate students to use ICT effectively to support and develop their lifelong learning. The school has 5 computer laboratories for students to be well facilitated regarding ICT education. Several departments also ensure that students have access to ICT in their subject area. It is important that ICT is used effectively to support access to the curriculum for all students. Identified students may have access to additional resources with specific software to support curriculum access.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

95%

External examinations/assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels, TOEFL, SAT

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Special Education Needs

School start time

7:40 am

School finish time

Kindergarten: 12:45 pm
Grades 1 to 12: 2:15 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Math club, robotics, football, swimming, basketball, ballet, Zumba, karate, tennis.

School provided lunches

The school has 2 canteens, which provides foods that are only permitted by ADEC.

Sports activities included

Physical education

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Al Dhafra Private School is a private educational institution located in the Al Manaseer area of Al Ain in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Teaching approach of the school

The school implemented two curriculums which are the:
- American: Follows the Virginia State Standard which measure student progress and achievements. The textbooks will be used as a tool to help meet these standards as well as other effective teaching methods including activity based learning projects, reports, use of IT, etc.
- British

Location

Get in touch with the school

School's webpage: abu-dhabi.dhafraschools.com
Address: P.O. Box 25801, ME09 Mohamed Bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi, UAE