American curriculum
Ages 4 to 18

Al Khaleej National School

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Dirham 24,776
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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 24,776
Address: Garhoud, Near RTA building Dubai

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

55% local : 45% international

Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, the school offers special courses.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Recommended time varies according to subjects and grades.

Uniform required


Waiting list

Yes, there are waiting lists for some grades only.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Almost all students.

External examinations or assessments available

The school offers ICDL, TOEFL, CBP, PSAT, SAT1 and CISCO.

School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

We have a specialized learning support team.

Student access to education psychologist


School start time

7:45 am

School finish time

KG2 and KG23: 1:45 pm
Higher grades: 2:25 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We offer many activities such as: arabic, french, arabic dance, math club, film making, robotics, science club, art and crafts, drama, fun mask making, choir, origami, debating, swimming, chess, gymnastics,, basketball, table tennis, cooking

School provided lunches

The school canteen provides a food service during lunch and break times. It offers a range of healthy snacks and beverages. Hygiene and strict quality control of food are regarded as top priorities.

Sports activities included

Athletics, team games, swimming, gymnastics.

Sports facilities at the school

Football pitch, 2 swimming pools, indoor gymnasium

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, the school competes against other schools.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Al Khaleej National School provides high quality education in a caring and nurturing environment. The school features an American style education with an emphasis on the importance of extra-curricular activities as part of the enrichment program.

Teaching approach of the school

GEMS focus on holistic education extends beyond the classroom to embrace a wide range of extracurricular activities including sports, nature trips, arts and crafts and exploratory excursions that provide a well-rounded experience and development of student potential. Al Khaleej National School follows this philosophy and hopes to develop the unique needs of each child.