Abu Dhabi International School (AIS) is a private, coeducational K-12 day school licensed by the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Education. Mrs. Jihan Nasr founded the school in 1992 as part of her mission to provide excellence in education. AIS is home to 4000 students from over 60 nationalities and caters to the needs of all student learning needs, reserving 5% to students to special needs and learning difficulties. The AIS curriculum emphasizes the individual students needs while preparing them to be life long learners. This strategy has gained AIS a reputation for successfully developing students with learning difficulties and disabilities through a well-structured Special Education Department.
In addition to its multiple rewarding academic programs; AIS is reputed for its personal approach, fostering a “familial atmosphere” promoting the active participation of parents, students and staff members. From its inception parents, students, and staff have fostered a perennial sense of commitment to the school and community- a commitment celebrated for over 25 years as a leading educational institution.