Welcome to the American School of Dubai, a learning community dedicated to challenging and inspiring each student to achieve their dreams and to become a passionate learner prepared to adapt and contribute in a rapidly changing world. The American School of Dubai, founded in 1966, enters the second full year of residency on the beautiful purpose-built campus in Al-Barsha in 2012-13. Although the facilities are indeed superb and represent some of the finest in the Middle East, it's the quality of the programs that are provided and interactions that occur within the school community that represent the key to creating the transformative learning experiences that enable students to more fully develop their potential, their understanding of the world and their vision for the manner in which their impact will be positive and lasting in the world.
A review of the ASD website will enable you to begin to develop your understanding of an independent not-for-profit American community school that is dedicated to educating the whole student. Guided by a clear set of Core Values, including; compassion, excellence, integrity, respect and responsibility, ASD continues to build on a rich and extensive history to continuously improve the quality of learning experience provided to a pre-school - 12th grade population now in excess of 1,630 students.
Whether you are a family seeking the best school in Dubai for your child to learn and grow or a current member of the ASD community looking for specific information, you are invited to use this website to learn more about what makes ASD such a special and unique community of learners. We anticipate the available information will meet your needs but if you have further questions, please don't hesitate to contact us so that we can be of direct assistance to you.
Dr. Brent Mutsch
American School of Dubai
The American School of Dubai Board of Trustees is pleased to welcome Dr. Brent Mutsch as the Superintendent of the American School of Dubai (ASD).
Dr. Mutsch comes to the American School of Dubai with experience in the region, expertise in best practices in education and a commitment to ensuring continued strong leadership for our school. Prior to joining ASD in 2012, Dr. Mutsch served as Superintendent of the Singapore American School, the Saudi Aramco Schools and the International Schools Group in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He also served as Superintendent of the Weld Re-8 School District in Colorado prior to beginning his overseas career in 1994. Throughout his 39 year career in education, Dr. Mutsch has served as high school counselor and high school associate principal and principal prior to assuming his first superintendency in 1990.