The cost of private schooling has been increasing globally and Dubai is no exception. The annual private school fees in Dubai can be very expensive and it could range anywhere between Dhs 2,479 – Dhs 120,145. Despite the fact that there has been an increase in the number of private schools, yet there has been not much of reduction in the fee structure. This fee structure is excluding the admission, books, extra-curricular and transport fees. Most often people need to pack their bags and move out due to high private school fees, the reason being there would be more than one child in the family and private schooling becomes very expensive.
When we look into these private schools and the reasons for the high fee structure; each school has a unique advantage. Most of them offer education on par with international standards, hence a student who studies here would be able to cope when he moves into a European or American school. Let’s look at the top 10 most expensive schools in Dubai.
GEMS WORLD ACADEMY – DUBAI
Gems world academy is an international school with over 2000 students from across the world. The school offers world class education and the teachers and students are like minded. The children are prepared to face the challenges of the world, and that’s the ideology imparted at the GEMS world academy. Annual fee would be around Dhs 107,928.
REPTON SCHOOL – NAD AL SHEBA
Repton school, Nad Al Sheba has a tie up with the Repton in Derbyshire, England, which is over 450 years old. Repton school follows the UK as well as IB curriculum. The school offers boarding facilities, best classroom and sporting experience. Their annual fees is about Dhs 100,759.
KENT COLLEGE – DUBAI
The Kent college Dubai follows the British curriculum. The Kent college is more like a second campus, they closely follow the curriculum of Kent college Canterbury. They offer good sports facilities for students including a six lane swimming pool. The annual fee is Dhs 98,000
KINGS SCHOOL – AL BARSHA
Kings school follows the British curriculum and the school gives a free hand to the students to learn and understand. They celebrate achievements which gives a feeling of belonging. The school has all the latest amenities and has created a positive learning atmosphere for the students. There are over 1600 students from 60 nations studying here. The annual fee is Dhs. 94,900
REGENT INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL – THE GREENS
Regent international school offers UK curriculum. The school emphasizes on academics and rigorously coaches the students. They have a friendly atmosphere and encourage the students to actively take part in sports and extra-curricular activities. The annual fee is Dhs. 92,482
DUBAI COLLEGE – AL SUFOUH
Dubai college is one of the top schools which follows the British curriculum. They students excel not only in academics but also in sports. The school has very good ruby, football and cricket pitches. The annual fee is Dhs 87,986.
GEMS WELLINGTON INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL – DUBAI
The school follows the IB curriculum. It is one of the best schools in Dubai that follows the British curriculum. The school has over 2000 plus students studying and over 180 staff. The school has an indoor swimming pool and a soccer field. The school encourages students to actively take part in sports activities apart from the regular curriculum. The annual fee is Dhs 89,368
JUMEIRAH ENGLISH SPEAKING SCHOOL – ARABIAN RANCHES
Jumeirah English speaking school (JESS) follows the IB curriculum. The school stands out amidst tough competition and rapid increase in the private schools in Dubai. The annual fees is Dhs 89,274
SUNMARKE SCHOOL – JUMEIRAH VILLAGE TRIANGLE
SunMarke School follows the British curriculum. The school focuses not only on academic and achievements, but also on the character building and well-being. They have one of the best and innovative campuses. The annual fee is Dhs 71,900.
CLARION SCHOOL – DUBAI
Clarion school is one of the top schools in Dubai, which employs only teachers with a Master’s degree in their specialized field. They follow the American curriculum. The annual fee is Dhs.75,000.
Quality comes at a price and Quality education nonetheless. So do your amount of homework before you think about seeking admission in any of the above schools.