Our Own English High School Abu Dhabi offers a curriculum designed and developed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training, New Delhi. The curriculum prepares student for an internal examination by the council of CBSE affiliated schools in the Gulf at the end of Grade 9 and for the All India Secondary Schools Examination conducted by the CBSE, New Delhi, at the end of Grade 10.
The medium of instruction is English. Particular emphasis is laid on acquiring a knowledge of Arabic and on the rich cultural heritage of the United Arab Emirates. Arabic is compulsory for all and Islamic Studies / Quran for Muslim students only. Arabic students from Arab countries are offered Higher Arabic till Grade 6. Other languages offered are Hindi, Malayalam, French and Urdu is offered only till Grade 7.