Our Mission

The American School of Dubai, an independent, not-for-profit, US curriculum, international community school, offers what is best about American education to provide learning experiences designed to promote the maximum potential of its students.


To challenge and inspire each student to achieve their dreams and to become a passionate learner prepared to adapt and contribute in a rapidly changing world.


Compassion  |  Excellence  |  Integrity  |  Respect  |  Responsibility


  • Self- Aware
    Mindful, Informed, Reflective
  • Resilient
    Persistent, Adaptable, Courageous
  • Innovative
    Inquisitive, Creative, Pioneering
  • Global Citizens
  • Empathetic
    Kind, Inclusive,Responsive
  • Communicators
    Receptive, Thoughtful, Collaborative

Diversity and Inclusion

The American School of Dubai community is committed to fostering a safe and inclusive school climate and learning environment while denouncing all forms of discrimination and inequality. ASD values diversity. We celebrate all community members. We acknowledge the impact of current and historical inequality and prejudice, and firmly believe that fair treatment and equity are the most basic of rights regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, color, culture, national origin, age, identity or expression, ability/disability, or socioeconomic status.

The ASD Rosette (Mission~Values~Attributes)

The ASD Rosette is based on a traditional Arabic geometric pattern that symbolizes unity and connection.

ASD Rosette