GEMS American Academy - Abu Dhabi enrolls students regardless of gender, nationality or race, who demonstrate an ability and willingness to participate in an all-encompassing American-international environment. GAA follows an enriched American curriculum taught by a licensed, qualified staff, who teach to high academic standards and attend to the social needs of children. GAA is proud to offer the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program and Diploma Program to students who will one day engage in and lead the global community.

Admission to GEMS American Academy requires that each student demonstrates academic and behavioral readiness through an application process that includes: confidential letters of recommendation, school records, assessments in Mathematics and English, and an interview with School Personnel.


Registration for the 2024-2025 school year is now open. Click Apply Now to begin.

If you require a place immediately, please contact our Admissions Team at [email protected] or +971 2 2019 555

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