Which schools are the best in Dubai? This guide will tell of not only the best school but those that are performing high overall. But? How would that be broken down, so the ranking is worth something for your children?
Moreover, the good news is that the list is growing modestly compared to the previous years. According to Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority, the number of outstanding schools in Dubai has fallen to fourteen by two, but twenty-seven of the schools are rated as very good now, growing up thirteen schools from 2016 to 2017.
According to the education regulator of the Emirates, 30 percent of Dubai’s students attend good and outstanding schools, whereas the other thirty percent attend schools that are deemed as good. That man at least two-thirds of the kids go to schools that are termed as better.
The volume of the good schools should be comforting for the residents that exist and those who are moving in. There is a huge choice, which has a good amount as well.
This year, 166 schools had been inspected out of which, 14 were termed as outstanding, 27 very good, and 67 were rated as good. However, six of the schools were deemed as very weak.
The highest frame of school being good for the first time this year and the previous year is good. The three schools rated as good for the first time were Dubai British School Jumeirah Park, Hartland International School, and Ranches Primary School.
That leaves Amled School, Dovecote Green Primary , St. Mary’s Catholic High School – Muhaisnah and Swiss International Scientific School. All of these schools were rated as acceptable.
The performance levels of the schools were rated as following:
Outstanding schools Quality of performance substantially exceeds the expectation of the UAE
Very Good schools Quality of performance exceeds the expectation of the UAE
Good schools Quality of performance meets the expectation of the UAE (This is the expected level for every school in the UAE)
Acceptable schools Quality of performance meets the minimum level of quality required in the UAE (This is the minimum level for every school in the UAE)
Weak schools Quality of performance is below the expectation of the UAE
Very Weak schools Quality of performance is significantly below the expectation of the UAE
Dubai Best Schools
The schools that have a good rating are no doubt the schools that are being sought after in Dubai. Here are the fourteen schools that performed outstandingly during the year 2018, in May.
|School Name||Curriculum||Overall 2017/2018 Rating||Overall 2016/2017 Rating||Current School Fees Minimum (AED)||Current School Fees Maximum (AED)|
|Dubai British School||UK||Outstanding||Very Good||46,096||69145|
|Dubai English Speaking private college – branch||UK||Outstanding||Outstanding||77,782||83,601|
|Gems Dubai American Academy||US/IB||Outstanding||Outstanding||22,826||84,511|
|Gems Jumeirah Primary School||UK||Outstanding||Outstanding||40,036||50,466|
|Gems Modern Academy||Indian||Outstanding||Outstanding||34,643||51,364|
|Gems Royal Dubai School||UK||Outstanding||Outstanding||37,554||47,351|
|Gems Wellington International School||UK/IB||Outstanding||Outstanding||43,050||93,658|
|Jumeirah English Speaking School||UK||Outstanding||Outstanding||39,030||48,234|
|Kings School Dubai||UK||Outstanding||Outstanding||42,734||65,037|
|Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou Primary Oud Metha||French||Outstanding||Outstanding||29,066||29,066|
|Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou School (Dubai Branch)||French||Outstanding||Outstanding||35,021||48,093|
|Repton School FZ-LLC||UK/IB||Outstanding||Outstanding||60,072||120,145|
All these three schools used to be the outstanding ones, but they have fallen. Jess Arabian Ranches, Dubai International Academy, and Indian High School. However, it should be noted that these three schools remain the best in Dubai and their fall is mainly due to a change in the criteria of KHDA, which could or could not be relevant to one as a parent.
|School Name||Curriculum||Overall 2018 Rating||Overall 2016/2017 Rating||Current School Fees Minmum (AED)||Current School Fees Maximum (AED)|
|Ambassador Kindergarten||Indian/UK||Very Good||Good||18,600||20,700|
|Deira International School||UK/IB||Very Good||Very Good||39,938||80,465|
|Delhi Private School||Indian||Very Good||Very Good||10,089||14,124|
|Dubai English Speaking School||UK||Very Good||Very Good||34,000||42,078|
|Dubai International Academy||IB||Very Good||Outstanding||40157||71152|
|Foremarke School||UK||Very Good||Good||58500||83000|
|Gems Our Own English High School||Indian||Very Good||Very Good||7,090||15,002|
|Gems Wellington Academy (Branch)||UK||Very Good||Very Good||36,540||82,511|
|Gems Wellington Primary School||UK||Very Good||Very Good||42,508||53,582|
|Horizon English School||UK||Very Good||Very Good||28,249||39,564|
|Jebel Ali School – Previously Jebel Ali Primary School||UK||Very Good||Very Good||44,960||83,000|
|Jumeirah Baccalaureate School||IB||Very Good||Good||56,131||84197|
|JESS Arabian Ranches||UK/IB||Very Good||Outstanding||39030||91950|
|Kings’ School Al Barsha||UK||Very Good||Good||50200||94400|
|Lycee Francaise International||French||Very Good||Good||26376||55781|
|Lycee Libanais Francophone Prive-Dubai||French||Very Good||Very Good||24,123||51,694|
|Nord Anglia Dubai||UK/IB||Very Good||Good||62120||94000|
|Raffles World Academy||UK/IB||Very Good||Good||30384||85075|
|Safa Community School||UK||Very Good||Good||48692||72000|
|The Indian High School||Indian||Very Good||Outstanding||5413||10,253|
|The Millennium School||Indian||Very Good||Very Good||16,555||24,345|
|The School of Research Science||UK||Very Good||Very Good||34,359||73,769|
|The Winchester School||UK||Very Good||Very Good||13,542||30,210|
|Universal American School||US||Very Good||Good||37330||76760|
|Uptown School||IB||Very Good||Very Good||57,001||87,374|
|Victory Heights||UK||Very Good||Good||35834||48865|