Abu Dhabi Private School Admission Guide: Key Requirements

Last Updated on July 10, 2024 by Vadim

Learn the essential requirements for enrolling your child in Abu Dhabi private schools. Discover ADEK guidelines, necessary documents, and how to find the right school.

6 Crucial Enrollment Requirements

  1. Non-discriminatory admissions policy
  2. Parents can visit schools before registration
  3. Current students can re-register unless behavioral issues exist
  4. Schools must admit and support students with chronic health conditions
  5. No tests or interviews for kindergarten admissions
  6. Placement tests allowed for grades 1-12, but not for acceptance/rejection

Required Documents for Registration

  • Completed registration form
  • Emirates ID card
  • Vaccination card or medical record
  • Previous academic reports (for transfers)
  • Individual education plans and assessments (if applicable)
  • Additional documents as required by the school

Types of Curriculums Available

Abu Dhabi offers 14 different curriculums, including American, British, Indian, IB, and UAE-MOE.

Finding Schools and Tuition Fees

Use the ‘school finder’ tool on the TAMM platform to search over 200 private schools based on:

  • School rating
  • Grades offered
  • Annual fees
  • Curriculum

By understanding these requirements and using available resources, parents can navigate the Abu Dhabi private school admission process more effectively.

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