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Uptown International School

Uptown International School

Corner of Algeria Road & Tripoli Street, Mirdif, PO Box 78181, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

+971 (0)4 2515001



Uptown International School
School type Co-educational Day Preparatory & Senior, Nursery & Sixth Form
Founded 2005
Status Private
Principal Rob Commons
Language of Instruction English
Co-ed Age Range 6 months-18 years
Number of pupils 1,230
Nursery to Pre-KG: AED28,800 - AED40,500
KG 1 to 2: AED46,500 - AED48,500
Grade 1 to 5: AED57,500
Grade 6 to 10: AED67,500
Grade 11 & 12: AED72,500
Authorised IB Programmes IBDP, IBMYP, IBPYP, IBCP
CP Coordinator Stacey Keeling
Diploma Coordinator Adrian Duckett
MYP Coordinator Charlotte Daykin
PYP Coordinator Geetha Ashok
Associations ECIS, IB

A member of Taaleem, Uptown International School, located in the heart of Mirdif since 2005, is a highly reputed and certified International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP). Dedicated to nurturing the development in all aspects of education and personal growth. Our mission is to encourage curiosity and enthusiasm, creativity and independence, and compassion and communication through an exciting, rich and engaging learning experience.

Vision and Mission

A school for the whole of our international community, that delivers a World class education and achieves excellent student outcomes, by all measures, for all our students, in line with UAE National Agenda. Our Missions is to use education to make the world a better place to be, at the individual, community and global level.

KHDA Rating: "Very Good" with "Outstanding" features.

Our Facilities

Our facilities are spread over 14 acres of landscaped grounds and were designed to ensure that our students have the best environment to support their learning and development including a 25-metre swimming pool, a multi-purpose Sports Field, DT studios, a Food Technology lab and more.

Our Teachers

Our teachers are highly qualified educators with vast experience in IB and education. All our teachers are trained IB practitioners, with many being IB workshop trainers and IB site visitors.

Student body

Co-educational, ages 6 months to 18 years, over 80 different nationalities.

Extra-Curricular Activities

Our students have access to over 150 activities that fall under sports, arts, academic interests, and various enrichment programmes. Examples include: Model United Nations, TEDx Youth, Choir, Dance, Football, Gymnastics, Rugby, World Scholars Debate, Chess Club, French DELF, Emirates Literature Club, Lego Robotics and Coding and more.

Uptown International School (UIS) also offers a broad range of educational visits and excursions, which are a vital part of supporting our students’ unit of inquiries. UIS is part of Taaleem, the United Arab Emirates’ second largest school provider for early years, primary and secondary schools founded in 2005.