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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
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|Number of students||
Al Quoz Campus: 2100
|Most common nationality||
Al Quoz Campus: Emirati
|Ratio of local students to international students||
Al Quoz Campus: 67% local : 33% international
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
|Entry evaluation for students||
|External examinations or assessments available||
Grade 12 : High School Diploma
|School bus service available||
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
|Learning support offered||
DIS uses a range of strategies to support students’ different learning needs. These include:
|The school supports gifted, able and talented students||
Gifted and Talented students receive support to ensure that they are able to use their gifts and talents to the fullest extent.
|School start time||
|School finish time||
KG2 - G5: Sunday - Wednesday: 1:20 pm, Thursday: 12:40 pm
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Garhoud Campus: Islamic club, computer club, sport club, music club, art club
|School provided lunches||
The school is committed to providing healthy food choices through the cafeteria that maintains high standards of food safety and hygiene.
|Sports activities included||
Physical education, swimming
|Sports facilities at the school||
Indoor swimming pool
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
DIS strives for developing a students' lifelong passion for Learning.
DIS is a school of national identity set in an international frame. It breeds students who adhere to Islamic and Arabic values and traditions as well as provides students with an education that prepares them to cope up with the challenges of a rapid changing future.
|Teaching approach of the school||
DIS offers a curriculum that is student-centered and inquiry based following the guidelines of the US Common Core Standards in the core subjects.