Collegiate American School

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Collegiate American School 2018-02-01T05:51:14+00:00

from the school website

Our Vision

Providing world-class education.

Our Mission

To empower students with a holistic, rigorous and international education for success in an ever changing world.

Our Philosophy

To be recognized by the success of our students in achieving their personal goals.
To make student development the center of all school decisions.
To aspire to the highest internationally recognized performance standards.
To build and celebrate a culture based on internationalism.
To enable staff to become life-long learners through the development of their professional practice.

Our Core Values

Achievement
Collaboration
Innovation
Integrity
Respect
Responsibility

Our Motto

Children | Achieving | Success

Experiencing an American Curriculum at Collegiate American School

Students at Collegiate American School learn through a technology driven STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education which is based on inquiry, research and integrated experiences.

We follow the U.S. New York State Standards for all subjects, including the NY Common Core for Mathematics and English. These standards provide our students with a rigorous framework that prepares them for life after high school and their studies at university.  The NY State Standards in combination with our STEM laboratory provide students with the critical-thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills students need to be successful in an international setting.

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Students are assessed using the Measure of Academic Progress Test (MAP) that provides teachers real-time data as to the individual progress each student makes in language, science, math and English.  Additionally, our students participate in the International Benchmark Assessments Tests (IBT) which allows us to compare our students subject knowledge against students throughout the world.

Early years programs are designed with standards from the U.S.  National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Students interact with materials and their environment in intentional play based ways. Young children are guided to acquire social and academic skills and concepts through stories, inquiry and manipulatives.

Grades 11 and 12 prepare the Collegiate American School student with the skills needed to successfully enter a university, a pre-professional program or the world of work. All graduates will earn a U.S. Diploma and some may also choose to participate in our International Baccalaureate Programme as we are an authorized IB World School.  In some cases, based on scheduling and availability, it may be possible to take one or two IB level courses as part of the US diploma.

Common Core Math Standards

ELA Common Core Standards

Kindergarten Standards

Engage New York

Grade 6-8 Curricular pathways

Grade 9-12 Curricular pathways

 CAS Testing Matrix

Grade 10 curricular Pathway

 

Diploma Programme (DP) At CAS

The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) is a course of study designed to meet the educational requirements of students aged between 16 and 18 years. The IB Diploma Programme (DP) is a well-rounded, rigorous course of study, devised to develop students with skills for the 21st Century, who are informed global citizens. It aims to help students to develop the knowledge, attitudes and skills they need to participate actively and responsibly in a changing and increasingly interrelated world.

The programme reflects the IB commitment to internationalism through second language learning and through some literature requirements in English. The programme includes learning outside the classroom through the extended essay and the community, and to independent learning through research.

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May 2018 Exam Schedule

CAS Testing Matrix

 

Facilities

The school is located in Umm Sequim 2, Dubai with prime facilities that prioritize learning in a holistic environment.

  • Classrooms equipped with latest instructional audio-visual facilities (LCD projector/visualizer/sound system/smart board)
  • Computer laboratories
  • STEM Laboratory
  • Science Laboratories
  • Library
  • Art rooms
  • Music rooms
  • Dance studio
  • Sports Hall
  • Gym
  • Dance Studio
  • Football pitch
  • Swimming pool
  • Swimming pool (early years)
  • Soccer field
  • Multipurpose outdoor playground for MS/HS
  • Tennis Courts
  • Sports hall with multipurpose sports facilities which include basketball, badminton, volleyball and netball
  • Gymnasium
  • Prayer rooms
  • Clinic

 

Dining Facilities

As Collegiate American School caters to international students, we serve a wide range of balanced meals to suit different tastes, in our full cafeteria-type dining facility.

 

Admissions

Welcome to Collegiate American School! CAS attracts students from all over the world with different curricula backgrounds.

Our main admissions intake is at the start of the academic year in September. However, we have an on-going admissions policy and admit students throughout the year dependent on the availability of places. We accept students of any nationality and who are able to demonstrate the ability to successfully learn within our curriculum and who will contribute in a positive way to our school.

Our programs meet the needs of students who fall within the normal range of abilities. We provide limited learning support resources within the school.

School Brochure

Please click here to view the school brochure.

Admission Requirements

If you are interested in applying to our school kindly complete the application form online.
The Collegiate American School is a 12-year system. Please read our year group equivalency information before completing the application form.  Our Admissions Office is located on the premises of Collegiate American School.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Friday, Saturday Closed

Tel: (+9714) 4271400/04/05     Email: admissions@casdubai.com

 

How to Apply? >> Click here.