School Description

The Asian International Private School Al Ruwais, opened in 1988 as a villa school to educate the children of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) employees.It grew to become a Kindergarten (KG) to Grade 10 school, in 1993 and further extended to Grade 12 in 1999.    Almost 93% of students are children of ADNOC employees, and its subsidiary oil company, who require their children to follow a Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) curriculum. The school occupies three sites around the city: one for KG classes, another provides accommodation for Grades 1 to 3 students, and the main administrative block accommodates students in Grades 4 to Grade 12. The school’s vision is to create an outstanding learning community, which enables students to reach their lifelong potential.

There are 1206 students on roll. There are 153 children in the Kindergarten, 524 students in the primary section, 297 in the middle Section and 232 in the upper section. There are equal numbers of boys and girls. Around 7% of students speak Arabic as their first language, 45% are Muslim. The majority of students, 85%, are of Indian heritage, 3% are Pakistani, 3% are Egyptian and 2% are Bangladeshi. Less than 1% of the students are Emiratis. There are further small proportions from other countries including Jordan, Yemen and the Philippines. The school has identified 6 students with language and learning needs.  The school follows an Indian curriculum and is affiliated to the CBSE curriculum Board. It also follows the Ministry of Education (MoE) curriculum for Arabic, Islamic education and UAE social studies.There are 66 teachers of different Nationalities, A Principal, 3 supervisors and an additional 30 support staff, including administrative and security staff.

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5 East Street, Al Ruwais, Al Dhafra, Abu Dhabi

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    Anzar Abdul Salam
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