Madinat Khalifa AAbu Dhabi United Arab Emirates
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GEMS American Academy Abu Dhabi

Madinat Khalifa AAbu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

Key Facts

Welcome

Established in 2007, GEMS American Academy – Abu Dhabi, is a modern American curriculum international school located in the heart of Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi in the UAE. We welcome pupils aged from 5-18, from Kindergarten to Grade 12, into our classrooms, offering a world-class education in line with high United States Common Core State Standards. From the school's planetarium to its music technology lab, the campus in Khalifa City is equipped with outstanding, cutting—edge facilities, designed to help its pupils get the absolute most from their education – and from their natural abilities.

Student Body

Number of students in school

0

Nationalities represented

74.0

Most common nationality

American and Emirati

Local / international student ratio

20% local : 80% international

Classroom

Additional language Classes Offered

Yes

arabic, french, spanish

Native speaking teachers

Yes

Homework assigned

Yes

Language support

Yes

Average number of students per class

27

Academics

Curriculum

American

External examinations/ assessments available

american high school diploma,

ib diploma

School profile

Established in 2007, GEMS American Academy – Abu Dhabi, is a modern American curriculum international school located in the heart of Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi in the UAE. We welcome pupils aged from 5-18, from Kindergarten to Grade 12, into our classrooms, offering a world-class education in line with high United States Common Core State Standards. From the school's planetarium to its music technology lab, the campus in Khalifa City is equipped with outstanding, cutting—edge facilities, designed to help its pupils get the absolute most from their education – and from their natural abilities.

Learning principles

GEMS American Academy offers the international children of Abu Dhabi an international education delivering an enriched curriculum taught by a staff of primarily North American and western-trained teachers. GAA blend of American and International Baccalaureate programmes offers students opportunities to graduate with US and IB Diplomas. GAA believes that the diversity of its student body provides the foundation for creating involved global citizens in our rapidly changing world. GAA makes the effort to appreciate and even celebrate its differences. GAA teaches to needs of the individual child and know how to use a variety of methods, strategies, and instructional techniques and understand their appropriate fit into the curriculum. GAA strives to look at curriculum, instruction and assessment as an integrated whole.

Student Support

Support for special learning needs

Yes

Beyond counseling, English Language Learners (ELL) and special education services, provision has been made for physical and occupational therapy as well as speech and language therapy at the Khalifa city campus.

Support for gifted and talented students

No

Education psychologist available

No

Extra-Curricular Activities

Supervised care before/after school

No

Sports activities available

    Yes

Physical education

Facilities, Services & Policies

Food alternatives

No

Is religion practised at school

Yes

School time
School Start Time School Finish Time

1899-12-30 07:45:00 UTC

1899-12-30 14:55:00 UTC

Admissions

Admission process

Assessment and interview

Admission and language criteria

Assessments in Mathematics and English, and an interview with School Personnel. Admissions testing is required for all students for entrance and grade placement. Students must be at the appropriate academic levels in Reading and Math in order to successfully access the GAA curricular program

Deadline for registration

No

Waiting list

No

Leadership & Staff

Number of staff

0

Fees & Financials

Annual fees

usd 70,100

Contact

registrar_gaa@gemsedu.com

Madinat Khalifa AAbu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

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