International, American curriculum
Ages 4 to 18

Al Mawakeb School

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CurriculumInternational, American
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
International Baccalaureate No
First year fees: Dirham 29,300

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Number of students

Al Garhoud Campus: 2530
Barsha Campus: 2709

Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

Al Garhoud Campus: 14% local : 86% international
Barsha Campus: 25% local : 75% international

Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Arabic

Use of technology in the classroom

The school restructured its classes to allow the use of notebook computers to replace the traditional book. Every grade 11 and 12 student carries a notebook computer that is fully loaded with data specified by his curriculum and level.

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment and interview.

External examinations or assessments available


School bus service available

The school's air-conditioned buses equipped with tracing device, provide transportation to all students to every location in Dubai, Sharjah, and Ajman.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


School start time


School finish time


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Scouts program, basketball, volleyball, football, track and field, table tennis, gymnastics, karate, debating club, robotics, art club, environmental club, folklore club, drama, computers, piano

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Gymnasium, outdoor field, outdoor courts.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Al Mawakeb School was founded in 1979 as a private international school. Al Mawakeb Schools provide the most comprehensive college preparatory education to students of all backgrounds and nationalities.

Although the school's medium of instruction is English, it follows a unique trilingual education program in English, French, and Arabic which enables its graduates to pursue higher education worldwide. The students begin studying the English, French, and Arabic languages as of Kindergarten.

Teaching approach of the school

Al Mawakeb School aims to work together to provide all students with a caring environment in which learning, cooperation, self-esteem and success are valued and encouraged, thus enabling children to achieve their maximum development potential.
The school is committed to helping learners acquire and use knowledge, communicate effectively, and become responsible and respectful active individuals in their community prepared to meet the challenges of the future. Al Mawakeb School will challenge students to take personal responsibility for their education and to apply their learning to a diverse and changing world.

Summary of prices and fees

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

Yearly fees: Dirham 28,800
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: Dirham 500
Total first year fees: Dirham 29,300
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Where exactly is this school?

This school has more than one campus in Dubai:
Al Garhoud Campus: Ages 4 to 18
Al Barsha Campus: Ages 4 to 18

Get in touch with this school

Contact email:
School's webpage:
Address: Garhoud Dubai United Arab Emirates

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