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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
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|Number of students||
Al Garhoud Campus: 2530
|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Most common nationality||
|Ratio of local students to international students||
Al Garhoud Campus: 14% local : 86% international
|Does the school employ teaching assistants?||
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
|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||
|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.