Emirati pupils prohibited from 47 schools

Dubai: The UAE educational authority has banned Emirati pupils from attending private schools with weak or very weak ratings. 

The Ministry of Education said that it prohibited Emiratis from registering with 47 underperforming schools across the northern emirates.

The ministry also informed parents that they should stop registering their children in these schools, and urged them to look at other schools for the academic year 2018/2019.

During a telephone call on the Direct Line programme, broadcast live by Sharjah Radio, His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, said he is transferring the supervision of private schools in the emirate to a local body comprising international education experts. 

Dr Shaikh Sultan pointed out that the authority will supervise and improve all aspects of the educational process in private schools in the emirate.

“I would like to assure the school owners and parents in Sharjah that we will take good care of your children. We have been working on this projects for the past four to five months, and the necessary steps have been taken in this regard, he added. 

47 private schools

The list of schools Emirati pupils are not allowed to register for the academic year 2018/2019 include:


Al Resalah American International Private School

Sharjah Public Private School & Kindergarten

Al Amana Private School

Al Mawahib Private School

Al Mustaqbal International Private School

Al Shola Private School – Branch

English School of Kalba

Modern American International Private School

Al Dhia Al Ilmiyah Private School

Al Rushed American Private School

Wesgreen International Private School – Branch

Far Eastern Private School

Al Jeal Al Jaded Private School

Khorfakkan Private School

Al Kamal American Private School branch 2 –  Halwan

Al Qimma Private School

Al Kamal American Private School

Al Shaima Private School

Happy Home Private English School

Al Wahda Private School

Salman Al Farsy Private School

Nibras Al Iman Private School

Al Kamal American International Private School – Branch

Al Resalah Private School of Science

Al Aqsa Private School



Noaymia Private School

Ajman Private School

Al Rashidiya Private Scool

Avalon Heights World Private School

Al Hikmah Private School Masfout

The Bloomington Academy Private School

Deans International Private School

Ajman Modern Private School

Umm Alqura Private School


Umm Al Quwain

Elite American Private School

 Dar Al Salam Private School

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