Address: Al Baghla Street, Umm Suqeim 3, Dubai, UAE



Tel: +971 4 427 1200

Gender: Co-educational

Teaching language: English

Curriculum: English National Curriculum, Cambridge IGCSE and A-levels

Ages: 4 to 18


Raffles International School (RIS) has a student body of approximately 2,000 with students from 90 countries around the world. The school is a member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and is a Cambridge International Examination Board Center (CIE).

RIS has a robust English as a Second Language (ESL) infrastructure to support non-English speakers – therefore, fluent English is not an admission requirement. There is also a Mother Tongue Programme for French-, Spanish-, Russian- and Hindi-speaking students.

A number of sport and cultural extra-curricular activities are available ranging from tennis, swimming and football to drama, painting and music.

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