Revealed: Dubai’s ‘outstanding’ schools for 2019

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The Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA) has granted a total of 17 schools with an “outstanding” rating for the 2018-2019 school year, after performance rankings for 176 private schools in Dubai were released on Wednesday.

Jumeirah English Speaking School, Horizons English School, Dubai English Speaking School and Kings School Al Barsha rose through the ranks from very good last year to outstanding this year.

Also among the list were Kings’ School Dubai, Dubai College and GEMS Wellington International School.

Another 28 were rated very good, 74 were rated good and 52 were ranked acceptable, while five schools were deemed weak.

Dubai School Inspection Bureau (DSIB) assessed school performance against factors such as safety, creativity, innovation and students’ well-being.

The KHDA defines an “outstanding” school as possessing ‘innovative culture, creative students, empowered learners, empathetic students, responsive and efficient daily operations and students are safe’.

The results have been released one month earlier this year, due to the KHDA believing that an early reveal will give parents longer to decide on which school is best suited to their children.

The full list of “outstanding” schools can be found below:

  • Kings School Dubai
  • GEMS Wellington International School
  • Jumeirah College
  • Jumeirah English Speaking School
  • Dubai College
  • GEMS Jumeirah Primary School
  • GEMS Dubai American Academy
  • GEMS Modern Academy
  • Dubai English Speaking School
  • Repton School
  • Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou Primary Oud Metha
  • GEMS Royal Dubai School
  • Dubai British School
  • Jumeirah English Speaking School (Br)
  • Horizons English School
  • Dubai English Speaking School
  • Kings School Al Barsha

For more information on school inspection reports, visit the KHDA website.

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