Why Ignite School
Ignite School is an excellent option for families seeking an authentic American Educational experience. Our vision is for all young people to experience that learning has lasting value beyond their life at school. We do this by educating the whole child, not just academically but socially, emotionally, physically and civically. Our students are learning to become future entrepreneurs and career-minded individuals who will positively contribute their skills and talents to Dubai and the world at large.
Choosing Ignite School, means choosing a rigorous relevant real-world curriculum which prepares our students for jobs and careers that have yet to be created in today’s technologically advanced world.
- School implements the New York state Common Core learning standards
- Students learn 21st century skills of critical thinking, collaboration, communication and creativity. Learning experiences are hands-on, student-centered and inquiry based.
- Students do not simply sit, write and read…they question, design, think, research, explore and seek knowledge for maximum understanding.
- Students take ownership of their own learning through Individualized Learning Plans, goals and learning portfolios.
When you choose Ignite School, you will witness first-hand what an authentic American education entails, from our talented American teachers who…
- Are native-English speakers
- Hold state teaching licenses
- Minimum have 2 years, with average of 8 or more years American teaching experience in the US and abroad
- Are kind, loving, creative and committed to the students of Dubai
- Utilize culturally relevant teaching experiences and activities
Ignite School is located in the middle of the Al Warqaa’a neighborhood surrounded by a strong and traditional Emirati community. Including…
- A wide range of more than 70 nationalities (and growing).
- A growing Emirati population, with whom we have established amazing connections and relationships
- A Emirati Nurturing program designed to ensure Emirati student success.
- Incredible parent support, engagement and involvement.
Why choose Ignite…because when it comes to innovation, entrepreneurship, extra-curricular activities, community partnerships, academic rigor and student well-being…we our outmatched by none. We welcome you to become a part of the Ignite School family.