GEMS American Academy, Abu Dhabi

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GEMS American Academy, Abu Dhabi

HeadmasterDr Kathryn Miner
GradesKg- Gr12
Age range4-18
SloganInspire, Educate, Lead, Innovate
AthleticsBasketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Badminton, Track & Field, Swimming
AccreditationCouncil of International Schools (CIS), New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
TuitionUp to AED 66,780 per year ($18,186)[1]

The GEMS American Academy is a for-profit[2] private school in Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It offers an American curriculum as well as the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum.[3] The school is a member of the GEMS Education network of schools.

GAA History[edit]

GEMS American Academy (GAA) was founded in 2007 in central Abu Dhabi. On December 13, 2011, President Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, opened GAA in a new facility in Khalifa City in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and His Excellency Humaid Mohammed Al Khathami, UAE Minister of Education.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "GEMS Tuition Rates".
  2. ^ "GEMS Investor Presentation" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-11-03.
  3. ^ "List of IB Accredited Schools in UAE". Archived from the original on 2013-11-04.
  4. ^ "President Bill Clinton Opens GAA". GEMS Education. Retrieved 15 December 2012.

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