Al Mizhar American Academy, Dubai

About Al Mizhar American Academy For Girls (AAG)

Al Mizhar American Academy offers a world-class American education for girls, from Pre-KG to Grade 12, following the New York State Education Department guidelines. As part of the renowned Taaleem group, the school provides high-quality education that adequately equips students with the skills and knowledge to excel in their higher education and future careers. The all-girls environment of the school is conducive to identifying their unique talents and developing individual perspectives.

Located on a sprawling campus, Al Mizhar American Academy is committed to promoting cultural diversity and achieving academic excellence through its extracurricular programs. 

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In Brief

School Details

Grading System At Al Mizhar American Academy

Al Mizhar American Academy makes the girls future-ready by providing them with the necessary academic, social, and emotional skills.

Stage

Grade

Early Childhood Program

Pre-KG to KG2

Elementary School

Grade 1 to Grade 5

Middle School

Grade 6 to Grade 8

High School

Grade 9 to Grade 12

Al Mizhar American Academy Syllabus

Al Mizhar American Academy is well-known for its meticulous American curriculum-based education that aims to equip students with adequate knowledge and individual perspectives to become global citizens. 

Early Childhood Program

This stage of education plays a crucial role in building a solid foundation for improving both academic and non-academic skills in the later years. Child-centred methods such as play, inquiry, and socialisation skills are used to enhance the ability of the students. The students are introduced to letters, sounds, shapes, and numerical literacy, which are essential for their future academic success.

Elementary School

The school uses an activity-based, multi-sensory approach to teach core subjects including maths, science, social studies, writing, and reading to students.

Middle School

The school utilises an outcome-based, student-centred methodology to teach fundamental subjects, emphasising academic accomplishment as well as physical, social, and emotional skills. In addition to this, students are introduced to interdisciplinary subjects and have the opportunity to learn languages such as French and Arabic, as well as engage in activities like PE, art, and music.

High School

The school provides a rigorous American college preparatory program at this stage. The curriculum is tailored to teach core subjects along with additional credits for elective courses such as PE, ICT, Arabic, and fine arts. Students must earn a minimum of 26 credits to obtain the High School Diploma.

Admission and Fees

How To Apply For Al Mizhar American Academy?

Step 1-Online Application

An application must be submitted online, and the school will send an acknowledgement email to the parents.  

Step 2- Submitting Documents and Application Fee

The school informs the parents about the documents to be submitted, the contact details of the admission team, and the non-refundable application fee through email.

The following documents need to be submitted for admission:

  • Applicant's recent passport-size photo 
  • Passport, Emirates ID, and UAE Residency visa page – Both parents and child
  • Student medical and vaccination records and medical forms.
  • A Letter of Recommendation from the previous school for admission to Grades 9 to 12.
  • Previous school records
  • Application fee of AED 525
  • Transfer Certificate for grades 2 and above

The school follows strict age criteria based on the child’s age as of August 31st:

GRADE

MINIMUM AGE ENTRY

MAXIMUM AGE ENTRY

AGE FOR OVERSEAS TRANSFERS

       

Pre-KG

3

Kindergarten 1

4

Kindergarten 2

5

Grade 1

6

Grade 2

7

9

6

Grade 3

8

10

7

Grade 4

9

11

8

Grade 5

10

12

9

Grade 6

11

13

10

Grade 7

12

14

11

Grade 8

13

15

12

Grade 9

14

17

13

Grade 10

15

18

14

Grade 11

16

19

15

Grade 12

17

20

16

Step 3- Assessment and Offer

The school will assess the Maths and English skills of children of higher grades and observe how the kindergarten candidates interact with other kids. The child is admitted once they clear the assessments satisfactorily.

Al Mizhar American Academy Fee Structure

The annual fee is payable in three instalments and is as follows:

GRADE

ANNUAL TUITION FEE (in AED)

   

Pre-KG

34,750

KG1

36,750

KG2

38,750

Grade 1 to Grade 4

46,926

Grade 5 to Grade 8

55,137

Grade 9 to Grade 12

62,176

Parents can pay tuition fees using cash, credit cards, bank transfers, or checks. The first term fee is due on or before 2nd August, while Term 2 and Term 3 fees are due by 6th December and 4th March, respectively.

Al Mizhar American Academy offers sibling and other type of fee discounts:

Category

Discount

Emirates Airline Staff discount

Additional discount on tuition fee

Sibling Discount

10% discount on the tuition fee for the third and subsequent children studying in any Taaleem school on payment of the entire tuition fee. 

Emirates NBD Credit Card

Option to convert the tuition fee into interest-free instalments

 The other types of fees are:

FEE TYPE

ANNUAL FEE

Application Fee

Up to AED 525 inclusive of 5% VAT

Registration Fee

 AED 4,000 (deductible from the Term 1 fee) within 10 days of receiving acceptance 

Re-registration Fee

AED 2,000 for returning or readmission students (deductible from the Term 1 fee)

KHDA Charges

AED 120 

Exam Charges

Extra charges for exams and external tests taken by the students

School Facilities

Transportation Facilities At Al Mizhar American Academy

The school has outsourced its transportation services to Arab Falcon Bus Rental LLC, which offers reliable transportation services to students. The bus fee should be paid as two cheques every 5 months.

Sports Facilities

The school boasts a multipurpose indoor and outdoor hall, a covered outdoor swimming pool, and a playground in addition to a well-equipped gymnasium.

Contact Details

  • Phone Number: +971 4 2887250/ +971549913013 
  • E-mail ID: [email protected]
  • Website: https://www.americanacademy.ae/
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/AAGDubaiSchool
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AAGDubaiSchool
  • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/AAGDubaiSchool/
  • YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMLOtezPU2Dtq7nBvOmWYYQ

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. What are the school's working hours?

Al Mizhar American Academy operates from 7.45 am to 1.45 pm for Pre-KG, KG1, and KG2 and till 2.35 pm for Grades 1 to 12 on all days from Monday to Thursday. The school is open between 8.15 am and 11.15 am on Fridays. The school is closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

2. Does the school have extracurricular activities after school hours?

Yes, Al Mizhar American Academy offers numerous extracurricular and after-school activities.

3. What is the total number of grade levels or academic years in the school?

Al Mizhar American Academy for Girls offers classes for girls from Pre-KG till Grade 12.

4. What is the current enrolment count of students in the school? What is the number of nationalities represented among the students?

At present, there are around 600 girls enrolled in the school

5. What is the format of the academic calendar of Al Mizhar American Academy for Girls?

The academic calendar of Al Mizhar American Academy begins in September and ends in July of the next year.

6. What is the range of tuition fees charged by Al Mizhar American Academy?

The tuition fee charged by Al Mizhar American Academy ranges between AED 34,750 and AED 62,150, depending on the grade.

7. Does the school include a cafeteria or canteen within its premises?

 Yes, Al Mizhar American Academy does have a canteen within its premises delivering healthy and fresh food.

8. Does the school have activity camps during holidays?

Yes, Al Mizhar American Academy organises camps during holidays.

9. How many teachers are currently employed by the school?

There are around 58 teachers and 19 teaching assistants employed by the school.

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