Dubai Festival City Dubai United Arab Emirates
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Universal American School

Dubai Festival City Dubai United Arab Emirates

Key Facts

Welcome

Universal American School in Dubai is an internationally accredited IB World School, offering a high-quality education. An American curriculum school located in Dubai Festival City, Universal American School delivers a superior international education, focused on developing life-long learners with the core skills of critical thinking, creativity, leadership and civic responsibility. An Esol Education school, UAS is part of a network of exceptional internationals schools around the world in locations such as Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Nicosia and Lebanon.

Student Body

Number of students in school

0

Nationalities represented

75.0

Most common nationality

American

Local / international student ratio

7% local : 93% international

Classroom

Teaching assistants

Yes

Additional language Classes Offered

Yes

arabic, french, spanish

Native speaking teachers

Yes

Language support

Yes

English Language Learners (ELL). Offering an elementary and secondary programme.

Academics

Curriculum

American

External examinations/ assessments available

ib diploma us high school diploma

School profile

Universal American School in Dubai is an internationally accredited IB World School, offering a high-quality education. An American curriculum school located in Dubai Festival City, Universal American School delivers a superior international education, focused on developing life-long learners with the core skills of critical thinking, creativity, leadership and civic responsibility. An Esol Education school, UAS is part of a network of exceptional internationals schools around the world in locations such as Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Nicosia and Lebanon.

Learning principles

UAS offers its students a quality American international education that incorporates the strengths of the students' own cultures. School's goal is to develop students' core and essential skills, as well as their capacities for critical thinking and creativity. In addition to cultivating a passion for learning, the school promotes the students' all-around the development of their character, and their sense of civic responsibility.

Student Support

Support for special learning needs

Yes

Learning Support Centers are available for elementary and secondary school students who need additional academic support within or apart from the regular classroom. Students who exhibit substantial learning difficulties within the classroom are referred to the learning support team, consisting of four learning support teachers and two school counselors. After a referral is made, a learning support teacher conducts a series of observations and informal assessments. If it is deemed beneficial, the student is then accepted into the program.

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

Lunch provided

Yes

The school is working in partnership with Fine Foods Catering Company to provide its community with a high standard of healthy lunches. Students in Pre-KG, KG1, and KG2 must bring a packed lunch. Please only bring healthy options. Students in grades 1-12 can purchase items from the cafeteria.

Food alternatives

No

Is religion practised at school

Yes

School time
School Start Time School Finish Time

KG - G5: 7:55 am; G6 - G12: 7:45 am

KG1 - KG2: 12:45 pm; KG3 - G5: 3:10 pm; G6 - G12: 3:10 pm

Admissions

Can students join after academic year begins

No

Admission process

Assessment test or interview. Once the online application has been completed and the automated confirmation is received, parents must submit all supporting documents by email or in person. Report cards, transcripts, standardizes test scores (if applicable), academic assessments (if applicable) and confidential report will be reviewed. Suitable candidates will be asked to sit for an English and math test followed by an interview.

Admission and language criteria

Students applying for PreKG, KGI, and KGII must interview with a KG teacher. Students applying for grades 1 to 11 must take an assessment test in Math and English.

Academically Selective

Yes

Priority of alumini for admissions

1.0

Priority of alumini for admissions

1.0

Deadline for registration

No

Waiting list

Yes

Depends on the grade level.

Leadership & Staff

Number of staff

0

Fees & Financials

Annual fees

usd 67,880

Debentures

No

Contact

+971 232 5222

registrar@uasdubai.ae

Dubai Festival City Dubai United Arab Emirates

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