About the School
Founded in 1966, the American School of Dubai is a college-preparatory, Pre-K through Grade 12, independent not-for-profit American community school located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Our student body is represented by 1800+ students holding passports from over 70 countries.
We challenge and inspire each student to achieve their dreams and to become a passionate learner prepared to adapt and contribute in a rapidly changing world.
Compassion | Integrity | Excellence | Respect | Responsibility
In 2010, ASD moved to the 23-acre Al Barsha campus, a purpose-built million square foot, wireless, state-of-the-art facility in a residential area of Dubai. The campus offers:
- 100 classrooms
- Two libraries
- Multi-purpose rooms
- A 630-seat performing arts theatre
- Black Box Theatre
- Field House
- Indoor and outdoor running tracks
- Climbing wall
- Regulation soccer fields
- Concession stand
- Recycling stations
- Additional playing fields and play areas
- Dance studio
- Fitness center
- Two 25-meter swimming pools
- Six tennis courts
- Two cafeterias
The facilities provide for band and choir, offers five art studios, four science and computer labs and a student broadcasting studio. ASD is known for its inviting and welcoming learning environment.