The American School of Dubai is a college-preparatory, Pre-K through Grade 12, independent not for profit American community school, offering what is best about American education to provide learning experiences designed to promote the maximum potential of its students.
The American School of Dubai, founded in 1966, enters the seventh full year of operation on the beautiful purpose-built campus in Al Barsha. Although the facilities are indeed superb and represent some of the finest in the Middle East, it is the commitment to the mission and ASD Core Values - Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Respect and Responsibility - that serves as a foundation for the learning experiences that prepare students to successfully navigate their future. As you learn about ASD, you will begin to develop an understanding of what is unique about our school. ASD is an independent, not-for-profit American community school. Our not-for-profit status enables ASD to focus on the quality of education over satisfying investment expectations of shareholders. Tuition helps fund the cost of education to deliver on our educational mission that is dedicated to educating the whole student. ASD continues to build on the rich and extensive history of more than 50 years to continuously improve the quality of learning experience provided to 1,830 K1 - Grade 12 students.