Abu Dhabi
American, UAE curriculum
Ages 4 to 18

The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Girls

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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: Dirham 55,000
Address: Mubarak Bin Mohammed Street, Al Rowdah - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Important notes about this school

The school provides education only for girls.

All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students


Most common nationality

Girls campus: Emirati

Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Uniform required


Waiting list

Yes, depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Interview and entrance testing.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Entrance test in Arabic, English, mathematics.

External examinations or assessments available


School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Learning support

School start time

7:45 am

School finish time

3:00 pm, Thursdays: 1:00 pm

Supervised care before/after school


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The school offers a wide range of activities such as music, language, arts and crafts, a variety of sports, cooking, book clubs, student council and environmental club.

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education, swimming.

Sports facilities at the school

Playing areas, gymnasium.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Girls, was established in 2000 to fulfill the vision of the late President, H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan to provide the very highest quality of education in the United Arab Emirates.

SZPAG is a prestigious school based in Abu Dhabi providing a high quality education for students from KG1 through to Grade 12.

Teaching approach of the school

SZPAG has a unique educational program. This combines the rich history, culture, and traditions of the United Arab Emirates through the My Identity Program with an American academic curriculum. Arabic Studies, Islamic Studies, Social Studies, and History and Civics are taught in the Arabic language, in accordance with the specifications of the UAE Ministry of Education.

The core subjects of English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and a number of elective subjects are taught in English in accordance with American curriculum standards.