List of 25 Best Schools in Abu Dhabi (2017 Fees)
The capital of the United Arab Emirates and with apopulation of 2.6 million (2015), Abu Dhabi is home to a diverse curricula of private schools and colleges, with subjects taught in Arabic and English. Schools in Abu Dhabi ( مدارس في أبو ظبي ) work under the supervision of the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) and the UAE Ministry of Education .
Public & Private Schooling
Set up in 1993, the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MoHESR) works at the government level and through an auxiliary body (the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), has a mandate to certify organizations and education institutions in the Emirate. Founded in 2005, the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) oversees all public and private schools in the emirate of Abu Dhabi.
According to ADEC, Abu Dhabi has:
- 265 Public Schools
- 32 Adult Education Centres
- 185 Tuition based Schools working in three locales; Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Western Region (Al Gharbia)
- 18 Advanced Education Establishments
- 18 Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
- 4 HEIs that prepare students directly for military or police careers
Below is a comprehensive list of all private and international schools in Abu Dhabi. Edarabia strives to offer parents the latest updates, helping you find the best school in Abu Dhabi, with details on ADEC school ratings, tuition fees, videos, photos, location map and community reviews.
Key areas in Abu Dhabi:
Al Bateen, Al Khubeirah, Corniche, Tourist Club, Al Markaziyah, Al Karamah, Al Rowdah, Madinat Zayed, Al Mushrif, Khalidiyah, Raha Beach, Khalifa City, Al Reef Gardens, Reem Island, Sas Al Nakheel (Umm al Naar), Yas Island, Musaffah