Dunecrest American School in Dubai’s educational program is offered from Pre-KG to Grade 12.
If you are unsure as to your child’s grade placement, please refer to the Age Equivalency Guide below. Your child should have reached the corresponding age for the desired grade by the cut-off date mentioned in the guide.
The dates in the guide refer to the school year for which the application is being made. For example, if your child is applying for KG1 for the 2023-2024 school year, he or she should be 4 years-old by August 31, 2023.
AGE EQUIVALENCY GUIDE
|Grade||Age||Cut-off date||UK Equivalent|
|KG2||5||Sept 1||Year 1|
|Grade 1||6||Sept 1||Year 2|
|Grade 2||7||Dec 31||Year 3|
|Grade 3||8||Dec 31||Year 4|
|Grade 4||9||Dec 31||Year 5|
|Grade 5||10||Dec 31||Year 6|
|Grade 6||11||Dec 31||Year 7|
|Grade 7||12||Dec 31||Year 8|
|Grade 8||13||Dec 31||Year 9|
|Grade 9||14||Dec 31||Year 10|
|Grade 10||15||Dec 31||Year 11|
|Grade 11||16||Dec 31||Year 12|
|Grade 12||17||Dec 31||Year 13|