Finding the right school: Best Indian Curriculum schools in Dubai – as per KHDA ratings 2020

Finding the best school to educate our children is crucial and a tedious task for most parents. This becomes even harder when one is in a foreign place where they are not much acquainted with the education system. If you are a non-native parent in Dubai looking for a reputable school to enroll your child in, the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), comes to the rescue ( KHDA is Dubai’s regulatory authority for education responsible for the growth, direction, and quality of private instruction (schools, colleges and nurseries). 

The KHDA is committed to ensuring that each student in Dubai has access to high-quality education. To increase the standard of education, KHDA supervises and inspects the quality of education for up to 13 different curricula in Dubai and releases a report based on their performance. The report gives an overview of the strengths, weaknesses and success stories of each school. 

Here are some of the best Indian curriculum schools in Dubai according to the KHDA ratings, which will help you make informed choices about your child’s future.

1.    GEMS Modern Academy

Established in 1986, the school follows the CISCE curriculum from pre-kindergarten to class 12

KHDA Rating: Outstanding

Average fees: 40,537 (AED), INR 8,20,300

2.    Indian High School

The oldest and the largest school in the gulf region and is permanently affiliated to the CBSE.

KHDA Rating: Very Good

Average fees: 7,995 (AED) – INR 1,61,807

3.    Delhi Private School, Dubai

Established in 2003, DPS offers a holistic learning atmosphere for students of KG I to class 12 and follows CBSE curriculum

KHDA Rating: Very good

Average fees: 12,357 (AED) – INR 2,50,088

4.    Ambassador school

A CISCE curriculum school, located in Bur Dubai, the Ambassador school provides excellent education service across India and the Middle East.

KHDA Rating: Very Good 

Average fees: 31,706 (AED) – INR 6,41,685

5.    JSS International School

The school was founded in 2009, offering CISCE curriculum.

KHDA Rating: Very Good

Average fees: 26,031 (AED) – INR 5,26,831

6.    GEMS Millennium school

Offering CBSE curriculum, the school hosts a student community of over 25 nationalities.

KHDA Rating: Very Good 

Average fees: 24,607 (AED) – INR 5,38,489

7.    Primus Private School

The school follows CBSE curriculum and provides education for students from Pre KG to Class 10

KHDA Rating: Good

Average fees: 17,035 (AED) – INR 3,44,764

8.    GEMS Our Own Indian School

Founded in 1991, Our Own School offers CBSE curriculum.

KHDA Rating: Good

Average fees: 9,663 (AED) – INR 1,95,565

9.    Springdales School, Dubai

A distinguished private school in India, it opened its first overseas campus in Dubai in 2013, offering CBSE curriculum.

KHDA Rating: Good

Average fees: 23,000 (AED) – INR 4,65,488

10. AMLED School

The AMLED School is an undertaking of the Sacred Heart CMI province, Rajagiri Kochi in collaboration with AMLED Facilities Management LLC, UAE and offers CBSE curriculum.

KHDA Rating: Good  Average fees: 14,000 (AED) – INR 2,83,340

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