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American School of Dubai

Overview of the School

The American School of Dubai, an independent not for profit American community school, offers what is best about American education to provide learning experiences designed to promote the maximum potential of its students. Founded in 1966 by the Dubai Petroleum Company and formerly known as Jumairah American School, ASD has a rich and vibrant history and will celebrate its 50th anniversary in the 2016-2017 school year. ASD is accredited by  Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Address

The School is Located in Al Barsha 1, Hessa St. 1st Al Khail, Opp Saudi German Hospital – Dubai

Telephone Number : 043950005

Admissions Email Address : admissionasd@asdubai.org

Finance Email Address : casido@asdubai.org

Admissions
  • How to Apply

Below are the general steps in the admissions process and the documents required to submit a completed application. The Admissions Office will contact parents if additional documents, such as teacher recommendations and transcripts, are required.
After a student is admitted and offered a seat, additional enrollment documents are required to register students with the UAE Ministry of Education.

  • Initial Documents Required

These documents are required to initiate the applciation process. There is no application fee when the applicaiton is submitted. A non-refundable registration fee of AED 500 is invoiced with tuition once a space has been offered.
Please send applicatiosn in directly to the ASD Admission Office by regular mail or by courier. Applications may be emails only if the documents are combined into one single PDF file per application.

These documents are required to initiate the applciation process. There is no application fee when the applicaiton is submitted. A non-refundable registration fee of AED 500 is invoiced with tuition once a space has been offered.
Please send applicatiosn in directly to the ASD Admission Office by regular mail or by courier. Applications may be emails only if the documents are combined into one single PDF file per application.
Incomplete applications with not be reviewed or entered on the waiting list.

REQUIRED FOR ALL APPLICANTS

  • Application Form
  • Consent Form
  • Tuition Authorization Form
  • Copy of Student’s Passport
  • Copy of Parent’s Passports
  • Copy of Student’s Birth Certificate
  • 2 Passport Size Photos of Student
  • 1 Passport Size Photo of Each Parent Per Family

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS FOR GRADE LEVEL

  • K1-K2: Parent Questionnaire
  • Grade 6-12: Student Questionnaire
  • Grade 10-12: High School Course Summary (Only required if student attends a school with a non-North American curriculum)

SCHOOL RECORDS

  • K1-K2: Nursery/School Report
  • Grade 1-12: Two Years of Report Cards
  • Grade 10-12: Official High School Transcript (if available)
  • Recent Standardized Testing Scores
  • Follow-Up Documents and Recommendations Forms

The Admissions Office will request the following grade-specific documents later in the admissions process. Please do not send recommendation forms until requested to do so.

K1 AND K2

Kindergarten Recommendation Form

GRADE 1 TO 5

Classroom Teacher Recommendation Form

GRADE 6-12

Principal/Counselor Recommendation Form
English Teacher Recommendation Form
Math Teacher Recommendation Form

Instructions:
Parents sign each recommendation form and forwards to the child’s current school. The child’s current school returns the completed forms to ASD directly. If applying for the next school year, recommendation forms are submitted after December.

Enrollment Documents

Once a student is accepted for admission and a seat is offered, the following documents are required to register a student with the UAE Ministry of Education. Please note, these documents are not needed at the application stage, only at enrollment.

Original End-of-Year Report Card
Student’s Emirates ID (student and one parent) – present cards to Registrar’s Office.
Health Office Information Form and immunization records

Schools Fees

TUITION AND FEES
ASD tuition and fees are a combination of three financial obligations.

1. Capital Fee: AED 22,000. One-time fee.
The one-time Capital Fee is applicable to each student of families new to ASD. The Capital Fee is non-refundable and is dedicated to developing and sustaining the world-class facilities funded by former and current ASD families. The Capital Fee is waived for students who occupy a corporate seat.

The Capital Fee does not impact ASD families enrolled prior to the 2014-2015 school year. Siblings of current ASD students enrolled prior to the 2014-2015 school year pay the refundable semester deposit of AED 29,850 instead of the Capital Fee.

2. Facility Fee: AED 12,120. Annual fee.
The Facility Fee is an annual fee paid by all students entering K2 to Grade 12. Students entering K1 do not pay the Facility Fee. The Facility Fee is used to fund the annual operation of facilities, to include utilities, regular maintenance etc. The Facility Fee is waived for students who occupy a corporate seat.

TUITION AND FEE PAYMENT
Tuition Deposit: Once a space has been offered, an AED 7,000 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve the seat until the tuition payment is made. This fee is credited towards tuition.
Registration Fee: There is no application fee. A one-time registration fee of AED 500 will be invoiced with the first tuition payment.
Refundable Book Deposit: The one-time AED 500 book deposit is refundable to parents when the student withdraws, provided all book and library obligations are fulfilled.
Medical Fee: A one-time medical fee of AED 350 is charged to all new students. This fee covers all medicals required while the student is enrolled at ASD.

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