Al Yasat Private School was established in 1992 and offers the US Curriculum for students from KG 1 to Grade 10 and will eventually grow to offer education till Grade 12. The school is located in the Al Shamkha neighborhood of Abu Dhabi.

Al Yasat provides students with a safe, healthy, secure, and stimulating educational environment to enhance learning. The engaging curriculum offers each student an opportunity to think, explore, question and research independently. The holistic approach to learning within a structured curriculum responsive to children's educational and emotional needs fosters environmental awareness and responsibility. The dynamic and supportive environment fosters cooperation and teamwork between teachers and students.

Al Yasat is a leading international school that develops responsible global citizens and knowledgeable leaders of the future. The highly motivated and respectful learning community develops integrity and a sense of responsibility in each individual with a holistic and targeted approach to learning. The school’s inspiring educational environment creates happy, confident, loyal, and complete, lifelong learners who appreciate, care and support one another and commit themselves to the importance of justice, equality, and ethics in the vibrant culture and heritage of the UAE.

Al Yasat adopted the American Common Core Standards which is a rigorous curriculum where students' achievements and progress are thoroughly assessed continuously. Arabic, Islamic and UAE Social Studies are taught in addition to core subjects to meet the guidelines of the Ministry of Education, UAE. The school is committed to offering each student the opportunity to succeed in academics. The program is aimed at promoting students' academic, physical, mental and emotional well-being. The enriched and exciting American curriculum develops well-rounded global citizens able to meet the needs of the 21st century.

The school offers a range of subjects, co-curricular and extracurricular activities. Al Yasat follows the US Common Core curriculum for Mathematics and English and the NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards) for Science and all other subjects the Virginia Curriculum. This is complemented with the Arabic, Islamic and UAE social studies courses to comply with the requirements of the Ministry of Education, UAE.

Kindergarten Curriculum follows the Core Knowledge Sequence and the US Common Core State Standards.  The Kindergarten learning environment is well-resourced and maintained and offers students a range of multi-sensory activities. Facilities include Interactive whiteboards, indoor play area, outdoor play area, indoor role play village, Indoor Climbing Wall, Organic Garden, Musical Movement, Water-Play Area, Multi-sensory Room, and Library.

Students enter Elementary school which is Grade 1 to 5 at the end of the kindergarten stage. The Al Yasat Private School aims at preparing students for the global challenges.

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Grade Fees
KG1 31,500
KG2 31,500
Grade1 34,700
Grade2 34,700
Grade3 34,700
Grade4 38,300
Grade5 38,300
Grade6 38,300
Grade7 40,400
Grade8 40,400
Grade9 48,300
Grade10 48,300
Grade11 48,300
Grade12 48,300

Complete the application form. You will be contacted by the Admissions Team to arrange an age-appropriate assessment for your child.

All prospective new Kindergarten students will be invited to the school for a familiarization visit. An informal interview with parents will also take place.

For Elementary, Middle and High School, all applicants will be assessed in literacy and math using standardized MAP testing.  School reports for the previous 2 academic years are required for applicants in Elementary and for the previous 3 years for Middle & High School.

Students with mild to moderate additional needs are encouraged to apply and will be assessed by our SEN leader.


Days Hours

Sunday 7:45am - 3:00pm

Monday 7:45am - 3:00pm

Tuesday 7:45am - 3:00pm

Wednesday 7:45am - 3:00pm

Thursday 7:45am - 3:00pm

Friday Closed

Saturday Closed

Extra Curricular Activities

  • Art
  • Art Club
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Football
  • Martial Arts
  • Music
  • Painting
  • Sports
  • Tennis

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Dr Jake Madden

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