How to Apply

Thank you for selecting Dunecrest American School for your child’s educational journey!

We are delighted to welcome you to our community and are on hand to assist you at every step of the application process. Should you need any support, please call us at +971 45087444, or email us at and we will help you out!

Our online application will take about 2-3 minutes to complete. Please click 'Apply Now' below to launch our application form.

Admissions Process

Step 1 - Complete our online application form.

Step 2 -Submit the supporting documents by uploading them on the application form or emailing them to

Step 3 - We will contact you within 1 business day of receiving the application form. In case you have not heard from Dunecrest after submitting your application, please email us on or call us on+971 4 5087444.

Documents Checklist with Application

Once you have submitted the application, please submit the following documents:

• Student’s passport copy

• Report cards of the two previous years in English (if already attending school)

• Recent standardized test scores (e.g.: MAP, CAT4) (if applicable)

An electronic version of the supporting documents listed below may be uploaded directly to the application form. If you do not have them at the time of application, please email them after submission to Acceptable file formats include JPG, PDF and PNG files.

Upon Acceptance Documents Required

Upon acceptance, the following documents will be required to complete your child’s admissions file:

• Student’s birth certificate

• Residency visas - student and parents **

• Emirates ID - student and parents **

• Photos - student and parents

• Final 2019-20 report card (if already attending school)

Original Leaving/Transfer certificate *

*Please note that the leaving/transfer certificate can be issued when your child exits his/her current school.

**If the residency visas and Emirates IDs are not available at the time of acceptance, these documents can be submitted once they are available and must be submitted before the beginning of the school year.

Admissions Policies

Admissions decisions are guided by the school’s mission, philosophy, and beliefs in which the central aim is to develop students who are “caring individuals, critical thinkers, and responsible world citizens.”

Dunecrest American School will consider applicants on the basis of their ability to succeed in the school’s programs and to actively contribute to the quality of school life. In all decisions a student’s social, emotional, and educational needs and potential are at the center of the admissions assessment process.

Admissions decisions follow clearly established procedures involving staff members in admissions, school leaders, counselors, and teacher specialists. In the review process the Director’s decision is final regarding all applications for admissions.

Dunecrest admits students of any race, color, or nationality and ethnic background to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities accorded to or made available to students at the school. The enrollment or re-enrollment of students requiring English language learning (ELL) and learning support services may be limited in line with program and staffing policies as defined academic requirements.