Learn more about American International Schools
If you want your child to have an education based on the American curriculum, we can give them the very best start. American international schools are a popular choice for parents right across the world. While there is no central American curriculum, the common themes of enquiry based learning and student-centred planning run throughout. This has made American international schools a popular choice for students wishing to enter into further education in North America.
Why choose an American school overseas?
The American curriculum is based on high standards of achievement in all subject areas. This broad and balanced approach is supported by a wide range of co-curricular activities which equip all students with the skills they need for the 21st century.
An American international school starts with entry to Kindergarten at age 5. Students can study through to Grade 12, where they are awarded with the American High School Diploma at age 17. The American Diploma is accepted for entrance by all US universities and colleges and is increasingly recognised by other universities around the world.
Focus: enquiry based, hands-on teaching
Whether your child is studying the American curriculum in Dubai or other parts of the United Arab Emirates, in Qatar or Saudi Arabia, our schools offer a diverse and full range of enquiry based, hands-on teaching methods and individualised instruction.
All our American curriculum schools are accredited by renowned and highly respected groups such as the Council of International Schools and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
Key features of the American curriculum
- Offered by American international schools worldwide
- Broad, balanced and student centred
- Standardised tests are benchmarked by American international schools around the world
- Leads to SAT and advanced placement test for university admission
- Recognised by US and Canadian universities
We welcome students of all ages and nationalities at our American international schools in Dubai or other parts of the United Arab Emirates, in Qatar or Saudi Arabia. Please contact our team to find out more.
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