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Established 1966
Future Ready
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Established 1966
Future Ready
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Elementary School
Established 1966
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Global Citizen
Established 1966
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Established 1966
Future Ready

American School of Dubai

Every Student. Future Ready.

Established in 1966, The American School of Dubai is a not-for-profit, US curriculum, PreK-12 international community school helping students become future ready as Empathetic, Self-Aware, Resilient, Innovative Communicators and Global Citizens.

ASD Stories

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The pandemic has impacted student organizations in ways unknown to those before; but, this serves as an opportunity for students to implement their own unique and digitally-oriented measures to not only ensure that everyone involved is protected from the virus but to also creatively tackle an issue the world is still trying to decipher...

Student-Centered Learning

ASD is committed to academic excellence; providing an international perspective and a
comprehensive education; and preparing every student to be future ready.

Early Learning

The PreK (3-year-old) program at ASD is a Reggio-Emilia-inspired, flexible learning environment.

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The flexible learning spaces in the Elementary School allow for an individualized learning experience where students begin to identify areas of interest.

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The Middle School incorporates design thinking and inquiry-based learning to allow students to explore those individual interests further.

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The High School elective and AP courses, online learning opportunities, and INSPIRE global trips allow students to dive deeper into their interests and prepare them for successful futures.

Why ASD?

We Are Not-For-Profit
We Pursue Our Passions
We Have a Rich History
We Are Global Citizens

Our Community


"I am passionate about the performing arts, and there are so many ways I can pursue that passion."
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Student, Grade 9

Faculty & Staff

"We are a student-focused, student-driven school and that's the most important thing—what's best for the kids."
Katherine Mulry

Elementary School Teacher


"At every step of the way, ASD is genuinely charting a path for our kids to be successful."
Barbara Knight


ASD By The Numbers

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AP Courses Offered
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Global Experiential Trips
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Student Organizations
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Athletics Teams

Celebrating Our Success

Awards for academic achievement, workplace environment, and sustainability initiatives...

Top school awards
Zayed prize
International school
EXPO 2020