American, UAE curriculum
Ages 4 to 18

Dubai Modern Education School

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CurriculumAmerican, UAE
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Dirham 17,782
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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 17,782

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

62% local : 38% international

Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Additional language classes offered by the school


Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Uniform required


External examinations or assessments available

Students are subjected to (proficiency test) CEPA and international assessment tools, such as: PISA, PIRLS, TIMSS, SAT, TOEFL.

School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Special Education department.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Swimming, gymnastics, athletics, ballet, Kung Fu, martial arts, self defense.

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Playing courts, swimming pools, indoor sport hall, multi-purpose hall.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Dubai Modern Education School first opened its doors in 1996. DMES applies two curriculums where third of the students are following Ministry of Education Curriculum , while the rest are following U.S Curriculum , and about 50 students with special educational needs.

Dubai Modern Education School encourages rapprochement between people and considers cultural and religious multiplicity into acceptance and tolerance. The school prepares an annual event entitled “People cultures Forum”, since DMES believes in peaceful coexistence and respect for the rights of others.
Dubai Modern Education School is a pioneer in modern education, and is working to achieve the highest educational goals, in the contemporary society and linking their products to contribute it to the development the sustainable implementation of “Dubai the Smart City”.

Teaching approach of the school

The US Curriculum is based on American standards of achievement. This gives more creative freedom to improve the curriculum based on individual needs, supported by a huge range of co-curricular activities that ensure students have the opportunity to fully develop as individuals. Individualized instructions are geared towards enquiry-based, hands-on teaching methods and world class best renowned learning strategies.

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