Academic Year

2023/2024 school year.

Our DIPS Admission Team will be happy to assist you through the admission process and enrolment. Parents can meet our team at any time between Monday to Thursday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm and Friday 8:00 am to 11:30 am. You may contact the Admissions Office directly.

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Dubai International Private School

Applications to Dubai International Private School can be made via the Apply Now link, which can be accessed on our website.

Age Requirements & Grade Placement

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Dubai International Private School offers an enriched American curriculum following California State Standards. It has a diverse student population from KG1 through Grade 12. Graduates earn a High School Diploma after accomplishing the required credits in High School successfully. (The school provides elective AP Courses in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Calculus in High School).

Age Requirement List

American Curriculum Age Cut off age*
KG1 4 4-5
KG2 5 5-6
Grade 1 6 6-7
Grade 2 7 7-8
Grade 3 8 8-9
Grade 4 9 9-10
Grade 5 10 10-11
Grade 6 11 11-12
Grade 7 12 12-13
Grade 8 13 13-14
Grade 9 14 14-15
Grade 10 15 15-16
Grade 11 16 16-17
Grade 12 17 17-18

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is DIPS located?

DIPS is located in 69 Meydan Street, Al Quoz Area 1, Dubai, UAE. Here is Google Map Link

What is your Curriculum?

Dubai International Private School delivers the American Curriculum following the California State Standards. DIPS also offers wide range of elective courses for High School Students as well as Advance Placement(AP) courses in Calculus, Physics, Biology and Chemistry.

What foreign languages do you offer?

English is the main language of instruction at DIPS. Students also take Arabic as per the Ministry requirements. French language is also offered from KG-Gr.3 as a part of the curriculum. In Grade 4- Grade 8 students choose to take French or computer. In Grade 9 and 10 students have the option to elect foreign languages (French).

What are the class sizes?

The class size is between 21-28 students per section. For KG through Grade 1, there is one teacher and one teaching assistant in each class.

What extracurricular activities do you offer?

We offer a wide variety of activities, depending on the academic grade level. Some examples include yoga, gymnastics, soccer, basketball, volleyball, swimming, Quran recitation, MUN conferences, student council, visual arts, poetry, math competition, genius MATH etc.

What is the provision for Students of Determination?

DIPS believes that every student is unique in his or her own way. We actively support our students in a safe, caring and enriching environment that allows them to mature academically, emotionally, physically and socially. Students identified as having SODs have full access to our curriculum and are integrated into all aspects of the school so that they may reach their full potential. DIPS provides SODs with the curriculum which meets their individualized needs.

Is there an application fee?

DIPS charge a non-refundable Application Fee of AED 500 + AED 25VAT upon submission of an application and prior to assessment as per KHDA regulations. Following an offer of admission, a registration deposit of 10% of the total tuition fee is payable and is deductible from the total tuition fees for the academic year.

Where can I purchase the school uniform?

Our School Uniform will be sold within the school premises in the beginning of the academic year. Parents will be informed regarding the dates and timings.

Do you have bus service?

Transportation at DIPS is outsources i.e., BUSCO Transport operates the bus service for our students to and from DIPS. Forms and registration information are found at the BUSCO counter in our campus.