About Us

Dubai National School is a renowned private educational institution that serves learners from pre-KG to grade 12 as it opened its doors - in August 1988. It is located in Al Twar 1 area around 20 minutes from Mirdiff and 10 minutes from Sharjah. We follow the American curriculum, which is based on 21st-century skills. We also offer a wide range of elective courses that are compatible with the personalized learning path of each learner to facilitate the pursue of their tertiary education in leading universities globally and locally.


.. The school is governed by a five-member Board of Trustees who are very ambitious and keen on providing a first-class education and facilities. Teachers are recruited locally and internationally and the staff-student ratio is 1:9. Staff development programs are continuously taking place ..


DNS has contemporary facilities with three large swimming pools, various sport courts, modern science labs and computer labs accompanied by flexible indoor and outdoor learning spaces that would make DNS an outstanding learning community with core values targeted towards underpinning the learners’ high academic aspirations.


Both students and faculty contribute to the international flavour of the campus and all share in the rights and privileges without discrimination. This focus on diversity and excellence has earned the school an outstanding record on preparing its graduates for university studies. Traditional values such as patriotism, good discipline, respect for all and especially the elderly, respect for religious beliefs, loyalty, Silat Al Rahim (family relations) & devotion to truth are highly respected and integrated into the curricula. Moreover, as a school we subscribe to the Declaration of the Rights of the Child as adopted by the United Nations; "Each child, as a unique individual, regardless of his/her ethnic background, should enjoy special protection, be given opportunities and facilities to develop physically, mentally, socially and spiritually in a healthy and appropriate manner in conditions of freedom and dignity” At DNS, we are looking forward to welcoming you to be part of our family and we assure you that you child would relish our enriching and unforgettable learning experiences.

About DNS

DNS blends the American style of education and Middle Eastern history with the Emirati Islamic values to create a welcoming environment where children are encouraged to develop outstanding skills and comprehensive progress through utilizing the most advanced technological platforms, as well as curricular and extra-curricular activities.