School Description

The American School of Dubai is an independent, not-for-profit, US curriculum, PreK-12 international school that provides learning experiences designed to promote the maximum potential of its students.

Founded in 1966 by the Dubai Petroleum Company and formerly known as Jumeirah American School, ASD has a rich and vibrant history. ASD is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

With enrollment of approximately 1,900 students, world-class facilities, highly experienced leadership, professional, dedicated, and certified faculty, staff, and counseling teams, a college-preparatory US curriculum and AP program that integrate technology to support student learning, hundreds of extracurricular and student activities in the Arts, Athletics, and Service Learning, and an engaged community of parents, alumni, and friends—an ASD education is intentionally designed to prepare every student to be future ready.

School Contact Information

Al Barsha 2

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Principal's Details
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    Stephen Lawrence Druggan
School Type

Middle States, MSA-CESS

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Extra Curricular Activities

.Campus Recreation activities include After School Recreation Programs (ASRPs) and Intramural Sports Leagues led by ASD faculty and staff. The Campus Recreation department also organizes activities for the ASD parent community such as basketball, soccer, fitness classes, yoga, and zumba. Parents have access to the indoor and outdoor running tracks, fitness center, and tennis courts.

In addition, Campus Recreation facilitates activities offered by external providers on a pay per season basis. These providers are among the best in Dubai and offer students professional instruction in a variety of disciplines conveniently hosted on campus.

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