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American Community School Abu Dhabi

American Community School of Abu Dhabi (ACS) Pre-Kindergarten to grade 12 Accredited in the United States by the Middle States Association of Colleges American Community School Abu Dhabi

private non-profit K-12 schoolPatricia Koeze (Superintendent from September 2011)

Al BateenPO Box 42114, Abu Dhabi, UAE



American Community School of Abu Dhabi

Gender: Co-educational Curriculum: American Ages: 3 to 18 Address: P.O. Box 42114, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Website: http: // 


Telephone: +971 2 681 5115

Fax: +971 2 681 6006

Gender: Co-educational

Teaching language: English

School hours: Sunday-Thursday, 8.10am-3.20pm

Elementary school: 8.10am-12.30pm


Founded in 1972, this not for profit institution has a well-deserved reputation as a top-quality school in Abu Dhabi. The American Community School of Abu Dhabi is a co-educational day school governed by an elected board of parents and affiliated with the Office of Overseas Schools, United States Department of State. There are over 1000 students, 59 percent American and the rest from 49 different countries. The school is divided into kindergarten, elementary school, middle school and high school. ACS consists of a KG1-12 campus that is equipped with modern facilities. These facilities include 57 classrooms, 6 science labs, media centre, black box theatre, dance studio and a multi-purpose auditorium with a stage and theatrical lighting. A full cafeteria, three art studios and instrumental and choral music rooms contribute to the ACS learning experience. Technology is central to classroom learning at ACS and the school utilises over 600 computers in four main computer labs, two

writing labs and 14 mobile labs. The entire campus enjoys high-speed wireless Internet service. Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the high school will be moving to a one-to-one laptop program, with the rest of the school to follow.

American International School Gender: Co-educational and Girls only options Curriculum: American and International Baccalaureate Ages: 3 to 10 Address: PO Box 5992 Abu Dhabi, UAE



+971 2 444 4333

+971 2 444 4005

Gender: Co-educational in elementary

Gender-segregated in secondary

Teaching language: English

School hours: 7.50am-2.42pm


AISA was established to provide the local and expatriate residents of Abu Dhabi with a high quality American education, based on American standards and an international curriculum. The school opened in 1995 with 519 students, and now has 1,200 students from 77 nationalities on the campus. The school’s ethos is to produce reflective, responsible, independent and respectful students, who possess strong global citizenship, integrity and an appreciation for lifelong learning. Through their academic and extracurricular programs they strive to provide a quality education that gives students the ability to reach their full potential, both academically and personally, and to make a worthwhile contribution to society.