This American school was recently established in September 2020 by R Education and Academic Development (READ). As a newly developed school, high-class education is provided to the students. Near CAS, another project reading is running successfully: the City School. The CEO of reading, Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, is also the trustee and chairperson of the school board.
The City American School provides its students with numerous academic and non-academic facilities in its gigantic area of 1 million sq. ft. Drawn on the primary California Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards, the school follows the national curriculum of the USA. The school will soon be recognized by Advanced, which is a respectable organization in US responsible which is responsible for acknowledging US schools all over the world.
At CAS, the focus is not only on academics, but students are polished to face real-life challenges.
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Located in an attractive and calming community of Al Tallah 2, Ajman, the following residential areas are the closest to the school.
Al Muwaihat, one of the closest among all, is a residential community that is only 7 minutes away from the school. This community and its neighboring ones are still developing. People looking for affordable residential areas for renting villas and apartments can go for Al Rawda 3 and Al Rawda 2. These areas are also located close to CAS.
School campus Details
With mesmerizing architecture and ultra-modern facilities, the school campus is in a pretty gigantic area that is both spacious and airy. The campus building was designed to ensure that the space is utilized wisely and provides maximum facilities. Another great energy-conserving and eco-friendly initiative were considered while designing the building.
There are spacious classrooms for the students, equipped with all the necessities, whiteboards, and a stable net connection. The school has the latest and well-equipped science and IT labs for students where students learn to implement their theoretical knowledge. The library on campus has diverse options for students. That's why it is called the ocean of knowledge.
The school has a substantial 500-seater auditorium with modern audio and visual facilities. The ICT labs of the school are high-tech, with all the amenities students need to learn from.
Here are some of the sports amenities provided by the school.
Other amenities of the campus include;
For people living in Al Tallah and nearby residential areas, many reasons make CAS the best option for their kids. The education CAS is offering is pretty affordable for a US-based curriculum. The school's location is easy to reach from many places in Ajman and Sharjah. Drawn on the essential California Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards, the school follows the national curriculum of the USA. It is approved by the US State Department's Office of Overseas Schools and the Overseas School Advisory Council. Depending upon the grade of the student, facilities the student is getting, and performance, the tuition fee ranges from AED 11,800 to AED 15,700. It is way less if we compare it to other US-based schools in Ajman.
Being a part of reading, CAS is a pillar of R education. This organization ensures that the education provided to the students is the latest and high quality. The CEO of reading, Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, is also the trustee and chairperson of the school board. He has made many contributions to improving the quality of education in Ajman. The school is still processing getting recognized by AdvancED accreditation.
Various Academic and Non-academic facilities are provided to the students at CAS, including well-equipped laboratories and high-end sports facilities. CAS provides the parents of its students a facility to keep a check on their child's progress in studies through different resources like ClassDojo, Measure of Academic Progress (MAP) test, and international benchmark test. All of this help to examine the progress of the students.
Grades Being Offered at School
For the students in an age group of 4 to 18 years, CAS is a kindergarten and elementary school providing the following grades:
Based on the California Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards, the City American School follows the national curriculum of the USA. These are common among all the US schools all over the world. A precise curriculum prepares students for the daunting challenges they might face.
Following are the details of the curriculum:
KG is a phase in which the foundation of the students is built. The school's primary focus is on enhancing students' motor skills and critical thinking using various teaching aids like audio and visual aids. This curriculum mainly has learning methods involving fun activities that help the students to learn more. The following skills are developed in students at this stage:
Drawn on CCSS & NGSS instructions, the school nurtures students with skills using various experiences. For instance:
The teacher of KG is highly-qualified and provides students with an environment that is effective for their learning. Their skills are also accessed at:
For further information, you can visit the school’s website.
The teachings of KG have been used as a foundation for new learning experiences. The curriculum of the US is drawn on the California Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. In this 5 year education of elementary school education, the students are slowly introduced to challenging learnings and formal teaching methods. Various resources are used at CAS to fulfill the requirements of the curriculum.
Here is a subject breakdown for elementary school.
As per the guidelines of MOE (Ministry of Education UAE), the following subjects are taught as well.
Being an English Medium School, the 1st language of the school is English. For students whose 2nd language is English (ESL), the school uses phonics to help them learn better and faster.
For ESL, there are 2 methods of learning:
All schools have been made mandatory to continue distance learning in the 1st phase of reopening schools and on-campus studying. It will help them to adjust slowly. This learning varies from school to school and term to term. Further information is given to students before the start of the term.
In August, every Academic Year starts and ends in July.
To keep the students safe when the schools reopen after covid-19, UAE's Government and other ministries have issued some Covid-19 regulations and guidelines for educational institutes. The school will also make sure that all students follow these guidelines. These regulations are as follows.
Getting the admission process done at CAS is not a daunting task to accomplish. You must go to the school's website, fill out the registration form, and submit it. You also have a choice of doing this procedure by visiting the campus. You have to ensure that the information you will provide in the form is authentic. The school can cancel the student's admission if the wrong information is provided.
Here's a list of documents parents must submit at the admission office.
Following is the age-related guideline:
There is a 500 AED fee that the student's guardian/parents must submit to proceed with the admission. This also has to be done within the deadline given by the school. The student will be then called in for an assessment. The examination result will decide whether the student gets in or not. In case of no available seats, the student will be added to a waiting list.
For more details, check out the admission details on the school website.
Here is the fee structure of the school for different grades.
CAS offers various types of discounts to parents on their children's tuition fees.
One of the most eminent ones is the kinship discount.
At the school’s cafeteria, there’s a variety of healthy food options for students to choose from.
CAS has a transportation service for its students. All the buses are air-conditioned and well maintained. The transportation service is for the following areas.
The charges for school transportation are reduced because of the pandemic to facilitate the parents.
At the City American School, academic and sports activities are maintained, and students are trained for sports. Following are the variety of facilities provided by the school for sports:
Extracurricular activities are considered necessary at CAS for the overall learning of students. It boosts their confidence. In today's ultra-modern schooling, they are considered mandatory for the overall development of students. The extracurricular activities are divided into 2 subgroups, academic and non-academic.
Following are the academic and extracurricular activities:
City American School has medical clinics to care for students and staff during medical emergencies. The medical clinics are also effectively responsible for health checkups and maintaining students' health records.
City American School is indeed a day-only school. It also does not offer boarding facilities to its students. Students who usually find it difficult to reach school on time can also opt for the school transport service. Also, parents can quickly relocate to areas close to the school if you are interested more, read about the residential communities near City American School's beginning of the guide.
The school arranges no holiday camps for students. The school might introduce this activity soon in the future.
There should be clear communication between the parents and the teacher of the students so they can coordinate easily. City American School Ajman encourages this association by providing various modes of communication. Multiple meetings are arranged to make this process more accessible, and there is also a portal where parents can get any information. The school also has a social presence on all social media platforms. For parents to quickly get in touch with teachers, Whatsapp groups have been made.
Parents can also approach the school using the contact details.
Address Details: Sheikh Ammar Road, Al Tallah 2 Ajman, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 6 7052000