Tuition Fees

Fees for 2016/17 Academic Year

  Term 1 Term 2 Term 3  
    Due     31st July 2016   30th Nov 2016  28th February 2017     
  Allocation of Fees    4 Months     3 Months  3 Months    
  Year Groups:          Total AED
     FS, Years 1 & 2    18,438     13,829 13,829   46,096
    Years 3 to 6     21,073     15,806   15,806  52,685
    Years 7 to 11    25,027   18,770    18,770 62,567
    Years 12 to 13    27,657 20,744    20,744  69,145


Fees for 2017/18 Academic Year

        Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
Due       31st July 2017  30th Nov 2017  28th February 2018
Allocation of Fees       4 Months  3 Months 3 Months
Year Groups: KHDA Approved Fee
Total AED
 Discount Total AED 
2017/18
AED  AED AED
FS, Years 1 & 2 48,032 1,936 46,096 18,438 13,829 13,829
Years 3 to 6 54,898 2,213 52,685 21,073 15,806 15,806
Years 7 to 11 65,195 2,628 62,567 25,027 18,770 18,770
Years 12 to 13 72,049 2,904  69,145 27,659 20,743 20,743

Sibling Discount

A sibling discount of 10% on tuition fees for the third (youngest) and subsequent child in each family will be introduced for the 2017/18 academic year.

Other Charges

Application Fee: AED 500 (non-refundable)
Registration Fee: For our current returning students a non-refundable registration fee of up to 10% off the tuition fees may be charged. New students to DBS may be charged up to 30%. This will be deducted from your child's Term 1 fees.
Debentures: If you are interested in Taaleem Corporate Debentures and would like to receive more information about the process, please contact Clive Pierrepont, Director of Communications Taaleem on +971 (0)55 809 7447 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Examinations: DBS charges additional fees for external examinations in line with other private and international schools.
Transport: Transport costs are charged separately.
Uniform: Uniform costs are charged separately.

Tuition Refund

  • Student withdrawal prior to the start of the academic year. If the student has NOT attended ANY classes, the balance of the first term fee paid is refunded minus any registration fee made for placing the student on the schools official class list. This refund is subject to approval by the Principal in compliance with the Ministry of Education rules.
  • New student withdrawal prior to the start of the academic year. If you are a new student to DBS and have not attended any classes but have paid the full Term 1 fees, DBS will refund the fees minus the deposit paid as outlined in the offer letter.
  • Student withdrawal during the school year. Fees will be charged for one full month if a student attends school for two weeks or less. Fees will be charged for two full months if a student attends school for more than two weeks and less than one month. Fees will be charged for the entire school term if a student attends school for more than one month.

Please view our Terms and Conditions.