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The Universal American School

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CurriculumAmerican
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Dinar 3,738
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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
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: Dinar 3,738
Address: Block 212, Mousa Bin Nassir Street, Hawally, Kuwait
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Number of students

1800

Native English speaking teachers

The majority of the faculty is North American. The UAS faculty is carefully selected to ensure they posses high academic and professional standards.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

UAS utilizes an advanced and well-prepared technology program with more than 200 PC’s throughout the school as well as smart mimio boards, digital projectors, document cameras etc.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

UAS employs a highly selective student admissions procedure based on interviews and required entrance examinations at all levels.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Prospective students at Kindergarten levels (Nursery – KG2) are interviewed. There are no academic requirements for acceptance into Nursery and KG1 (3 to 4) years old; they must be toilet-trained and able to speak and follow simple instructions.

All other prospective students take an assessment test in English and Mathematics. These standardized test scores and the students previous academic records are used to determine if the student has attained an average or above standard for each subject.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Beginning in February (and continuing on a rolling basis until classes are full) applications for the following year are accepted for consideration.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

AP International Diploma

School bus service available

Yes

School start time

7:30

School finish time

Kindergarten: 13:00
Elementary: 14:30
Middle School: 14:35
High School: 14:40

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Extra-curricular activities include a range of sports, drama, art, music, band, yearbook, and journalism, Model UN, student government, spring carnival, computer club, chess club and other activities. The sports program includes the major sports of basketball, soccer, volleyball, and track and field.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports facilities at the school

3 swimming pools, large gymnasium, smaller sports room for weights and volleyball, playroom for kindergarten, multipurpose hall.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The Universal American School-Kuwait is a nonprofit, private co-educational, college-preparatory day school serving a multi-national student body of approx. 1800 students from nursery to grade 12.

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