Charter Schools

Charter Schools

About Charter Schools Project

Charter schools Project is an outcome of a unique partnership between the government and the private sectors that provides a third education model in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. This strategic partnership between the public and private sectors stimulates an exceptional exchange of global experiences and supports the UAE national agenda to create a sustainable, knowledge-based and competitive economy. The Charter Schools project is one of the initiatives launched by the Abu Dhabi Government "Ghadan 21" Accelerator Programme, under its social pillar, which aims to develop and prepare students with the skills required to address future challenges and deliver the national vision.

Charter Schools in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi

The Charter Schools project is dedicated to public school students based in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and will offer American based curriculums to kindergarten and cycle one, with more grades to be introduced as student’s progress in their educational journey.

In 2018, The Department of Education and Knowledge inaugurated Al Rayana School in Al Falah area as a pilot for the Charter Schools project, and at the beginning of this academic year 2019-2020, the project is set to expand to 12 Charter Schools, nine of which are based in Abu Dhabi city and three in Al Ain city, check the table below to identify the nearest Charter School to your location.


Charter Schools in Abu Dhabi City

School Name Catchment Area
Al Mushrif KG
Abu Dhabi Island
Mubarak Bin Mohammed  School Abu Dhabi Island
Abdulla Bin Otaiba School Mohamed Bin Zayed City
Al Budoor KG  Mohamed Bin Zayed City
Al Danah School Mohamed Bin Zayed City
Al Rayana School
Al Falah
Al Nayfa KG
Al Falah
Al Salam School Al Falah
Al Walaa KG (New KG) Al Falah
Al Watan School Shakhbout City

Charter Schools in Al Ain City

School Name Catchment Area
Al Narjes School Ain Al Faydah
Al Ghadeer KG Al Shuaibah
Al Jana'en School Al Shuaibah

Charter Schools Operators

Three private educational operators, Aldar Academies, Bloom and Taaleem were identified based on their exceptional instructional practices, expertise, and efficiencies. These operators aim to offer innovating learning practices and stimulating environments that will provide a truly transformational journey for students.

Al Dar Education
Bloom Education

Charter Schools Locations Map