Physical address: D-13, Al Asayel Street, Dubai, UAE
Telephone: +971 4 407 3000
Gender: Co-educational
Teaching language: English
Curriculum: American
Ages: 3 to 18


Clarion School Dubai is an American K–12 school situated in the heart of Downtown Dubai. Expanding year by year, the school goes up to Grade 6 as of 2022. By 2027, Clarion will have been fully expanded up to Grade 12.

The school has excellent facilities and highly qualified teachers. There are plenty of extra-curricular activities available, which are split into four categories: academic, athletic, the arts and community. Kindergarten extra-curriculars include Lego, gymnastics and soccer, while options for Grades 1 through 7 include robotics, strategy games, tennis and yoga.

What the school says

"At Clarion, our vision starts with a fundamental question: how do we prepare our children to take full advantage of life’s opportunities as collaborative, productive and responsible members of a global community? We define it as developing active learners who are passionate, curious and can think critically so that they can continuously evolve, adapt and contribute in a rapidly changing world.

"In order to accomplish this, Clarion School offers a challenging, engaging and supportive educational programme, enriched by collaboration with our parents, strengthened by strong external partnerships and delivered by the highest standard of teachers. Our class teachers all have Master’s degrees in education and are experts in identifying a child’s interests and learning styles and then developing inspirational and creative opportunities to develop each student’s individual potential.

"At Clarion we believe the strong foundational skills of literacy, numeracy and science are critical, but not enough to allow our children to succeed in a rapidly changing world. We also nurture intellectual curiosity, reflection and higher order conceptual thinking through an innovative and experiential curriculum."


Clarion teaches an American school curriculum that is aligned to the highest level of US standards. The curriculum is also aligned to the Partnership for 21st Century Learning which ensures that critical competencies and character traits are supported and developed. A strong STEAM focus runs through the school.


Annual fees for the 2022/2023 school year range from AED 43,000 for Pre-K to 57,375 for Grades 6 and 7.

From the principal

"Welcome to Clarion.

"Clarion is the only progressive American school in the UAE and is redefining the meaning of educational excellence. Our unique program, facilitated by highly qualified Master Educators, deeply engages your child in intentional and meaningful learning. Built on a solid academic foundation, our mission is to ignite and keep alive each child’s endless quest for discovery. A child with a curious mind will forever be empowered for the possibilities of an undefined future."

– James Pastore, Principal


Further reading

►See International Schools in Dubai for more schooling options in the emirate