List of Indian curriculum schools in Dubai

Your guide to the right Indian curriculum school in the city

29 May 2019, words by Ankita Bhowmick in The Guides

List of Indian curriculum schools in Dubai

Dubai is home to a large number of Indian expats. In order to cater to the children's schooling needs, the city hosts a large number of Indian schools that follow the Indian curriculum. If you are looking for a good Indian school for your little one, you can have a look at our comprehensive.

1. The Indian High School

The Indian High School was established in 1961 and is the first Indian school of Dubai. The land where the school stands was granted by the then ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum. The school is managed by Board Members and offers classes from kindergarten to grade 12. They also feature well-equipped laboratories and electronic libraries. The Indian High School is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and also has received very good ratings from Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA). Fees vary from AED 5,413 to AED 10,253 per year.

Where: Oud Metha, Dubai

Call: 04 337 7475

2. Gems Modern Academy

Formerly known as The Modern High School, Gems Modern Academy offers classes from pre-kindergarten to grade 12. It is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CICSE). Recognised by the Ministry of Education, Dubai, Gems Modern Academy also offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (DP) option for Grade 11 and Grade 12, that enjoys international equivalence and helps the students to get transferred to International Universities. The school also offers a unique Day Boarding system by featuring academics in the morning and a supervised study-session with the clubs and games post lunch. Gems Modern Academy boasts outstanding ratings from the Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA). Fees vary from AED 28,065 to AED 51,364 per year.

Where: Nad Al Sheba, Dubai

Call: 04 326 3339

3. Delhi Private School Dubai

Established in 2003, Delhi Private School, Dubai is built on an area of 6.83 acres and offers state-of-the-art facilities. With a student strength of around 3750, the school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and is also recognised and approved by the Ministry of Education, Dubai. The campus of the school is divided into various blocks and is equipped with a swimming pool, volleyball court, besides other sports facilities. The school offers classes from kindergarten to grade 12 and has received very good ratings from Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA). Fees vary from AED 10,289 to AED 14,416 per year.

Where: The Gardens, Jebal Ali, Dubai

Call: 04 882 1848

4. Our Own English High School, DUbai

Established in 1968, Our Own English High School is one of the oldest schools of Dubai. Affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the school is extremely popular among Indian expats. Offering classes from kindergarten to grade 12, Our Own hosts around 10,000 students of 22 nationalities. It has received very good ratings from Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA). Besides state-of-the-art facilities, well-equipped laboratories and well-resourced libraries, the school also features art and music rooms along with infrastructures for various sports activities. Fees vary from AED 7,090 to AED 15,002 per year.

Where: Al Warqa'a 3, Dubai

Call: 04 236 1335

5. The Millennium School

Established in 2000, The Millenium School is affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education-International (CBSE International) and offers classes starting from kindergarten to grade 12. The school features a Day Boarding programme from grade 3 onwards and offers co-curricular activities and games, besides prep sessions and remedial sessions in order to offer academic support and ensure completion of assignments in a supervised environment. The facilities that the school hosts include two swimming pools along with other indoor as well as outdoor sports facilities. The school also hosts art and music studio and other activities for developing creative skills. Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA) has rated the school as very good. Fees vary between AED 16,000 to AED 24,345 per year.

Where: Al Qusais, Dubai

Call: 04 298 8567

6. primus private school

Established in 2008, Primus Private School offers classes from pre-kindergarten to grade 12. It is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and has a student's strength of 1600. The school offers modern teaching methodologies which is different from the traditional chalk and board. Primus has received good ratings from the Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA). Fees vary from AED 11,339 to AED 22,731 per year.

Where: Al Warqa'a 1, Dubai

Call:  04-280 0691

7. Springdales School Dubai

Springdales School is one of India's most distinguished private schools that established their first overseas branch in Dubai in 2013. Offering classes from pre-kindergarten to grade 12, the school uses a progressive, humanistic and holistic approach in order to impart education. The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and offers excellent facilities that include flood-lit track and field facilities for athletics, an Olympic indoor pool and sheltered outdoor play areas. They also feature well-equipped science laboratories, wifi, library/resource centre, indoor courts for different sports, a martial arts dojo and dance studios. Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA) has given Springdales good ratings. Fees vary from AED 12,000 to AED 32,000 per year.

Where: Al Quoz 4, Dubai

Call: 04 3381 311

8. Ambassador School

Established in Dubai in 2010, Ambassador School is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CICSE). Offering classes from kindergarten to Grade 12, the school has received very good ratings from the Dubai School Inspection Bureau (DSIB) and also good ratings from the Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA). The excellent facilities that the school features include a library, play and recreation areas, an auditorium, a dance room, a music studio, french centre and sports room. Fees vary from AED 20,695 to AED 38,954 per year.

Where: Mankhool, Dubai

Call: 04 398 3535

9. Gems Heritage Indian School

Gems Heritage Indian School hosts close to 15,000 students and is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The school has received good ratings from the Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA) and also from the Dubai School Inspection Bureau (DSIB). Gems Heritage offers classes from pre-kindergarten to grade 10 and features well-equipped laboratories and music rooms. They also have on offer the Renaissance Centre which offers students space to work on coding, nanotechnology and robotics. Fees vary from AED 14,000 to AED 22,000 per year.

Where: Dubailand, Dubai

Call: 04 389 4888

10. Amity School Dubai

Amity School Dubai is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Focusing on the importance of providing the best educational infrastructure for the students, the school hosts classes that are equipped with smart boards so as to make daily lessons interactive and engaging. Facilities that the school has on offer include ICT, Art, STEM and Music courses. They also have a swimming pool and offers physical education. The school currently offers classes from pre-kindergarten to grade 7 and their fees vary from AED 15,000 to AED 25,200 per year.

Where: Al Qusais, Dubai

Call: 04 204 1000