Dubai
American curriculum
Ages 4 to 18

Sharjah American International School

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CurriculumAmerican
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
First year fees: Dirham 31,622

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Number of students

1568

Number of nationalities represented in the school

25

Most common nationality

Arab

Ratio of local students to international students

36% local : 64% international

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French

Entry evaluation for students

Entrance exam

External examinations or assessments available

SAT, TOEFL

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

School start time

8:00 am

School finish time

KG: 1:25 pm
G1 - G12: 3:05 pm

Sports facilities at the school

Gymnasium, swimming pool

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The school offers a full educational program based on an American curriculum for students from ages 3 to pre-university and is affiliated with the Ministry of Education and is subject to the rules and regulations laid down for private school in UAE. Students from grades 5 to 12 are segregated according to gender.

The mission of Sharjah American International Schools is to provide a Western education within a context that respects local traditions, to encourage academic excellence, to implement inclusive learning environment that accepts students of all ability levels and provides for their needs, and to build personalities that embrace 21st century learning skills and show interest in the important issues of the global community.

Teaching approach of the school

The curriculum aims to develop a range of learning skills where students are expected to take a role in their own learning to reach a greater understanding of various concepts.
Learners strive to become inquirers, risk-takers, and reflective thinkers. Students develop their natural curiosity and they learn the necessary skills to conduct experiments in sciences. They explore new concepts, ideas, and issues about the world around them. They approach unfamiliar situations with courage and open-mindedness. Furthermore, they learn to show respect towards the needs and feelings of others. After all, they learn to apply thinking skills of the 21st century learning creatively and critically.

Summary of prices and fees

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

Yearly fees: Dirham 31,372
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: Dirham 250
Total first year fees: Dirham 31,622
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Where exactly is this school?

This school has more than one campus in Dubai:
Sharjah Campus: Ages 4 to 18
Dubai Campus: Ages 4 to 18

Get in touch with this school

Contact email: saisd@eim.ae
School's webpage: www.saisdubai.net
Address: Al Ramaqta Sharjah United Arab Emirates

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