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Universal American School (UAS) in Dubai

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Frequently Asked Questions.

Your questions, answered.

Our admissions team is here to help. If you have any further questions, please complete the enquiry form on the left and a member of our team will call you back.


FAQs

In PreK and KG1 students start at 7.55 am and ends at 12.45 pm. We offer an option for an extended day until 3.10 pm.

From KG2 to Grade 5 students start at 7.55 am and ends at 3.10 pm.

From Grade 6 to Grade 12 students start at 7.45 am to 3.10 pm.

Applications are welcome throughout the year. Please call the Admissions office for more information.

Our students come from all parts of the world and currently represent 68 different nationalities.

Yes, we are accredited to teach the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP) in Elementary School, and the IB Diploma Prograpmme (IBDP) in Grades 11 and 12.  UAS is also accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA), as well as the Council of International Schools (CIS).

At Universal American School, we offer the IB Primary Years Programme in Elementary School.  In High School our students have the option to follow either the IB Diploma Programme or AP path.

Universal American School prides itself on offering students a variety of personalized learning pathways. Beginning in elementary school and culminating at graduation, students receive academically rigorous instruction designed to meet their individual needs and interests.  To learn more about our curriculum visit the Learning section of our website here.

At UAS, English is the main language of instruction. Arabic is taught as of KG1. French and Spanish are offered as of Grade 6.

Please see the below table for our age requirements for enrollment at UAS. UAS follows the KHDA requirements for students entering PreK*-Grade 1*. All other students must have turned the age listed next to the grade in the below table and have a corresponding transfer certificate from their previous school.

 

UAS

NORTH AMERICA

ENGLAND

FRANCE

Entry age by August 31st

Grade

Grade

Year

Class

3 years old

PreK*

--

FS 1(Nursery)

PS

4 years old

KG1*

PreK

FS 2 (Reception)

MS

5 years old

KG 2*

KG

Year 1

GS

6 years old

Grade 1*

Grade 1

Year 2

CP

7 years old

Grade 2

Grade 2

Year 3

CE 1

8 years old 

Grade 3

Grade 3

Year 4

CE 2

9 years old 

Grade 4

Grade 4

Year 5

CM 1

10 years old 

Grade 5

Grade 5

Year 6

CM 2

11 years old 

Grade 6

Grade 6

Year 7

Sixieme

12 years old 

Grade 7

Grade 7

Year 8

Cinquiame

13 years old 

Grade 8

Grade 8

Year 9

Quatriame

14 years old 

Grade 9

Grade 9

Year 10

Troisieme

15 years old 

Grade 10

Grade 10

Year 11

Seconde

16 years old 

Grade 11

Grade 11

Year 12

Premiere

17 years old 

Grade 12

Grade 12

Year 13

Terminale

 

Note: Our acceptance of Grade 2-Grade 12 will be conditional upon their transfer certificate from their previous school.