Dubai American Academy (DAA) is GEMS Education's flagship American school. Offering both an enriched American Curriculum and the International Baccalaureate Diploma to students from around the world, DAA prepares its students for success in the world's most prestigious universities and colleges. Founded in 1997, DAA is one of the most sought after American schools in Dubai. The school offers a diverse range of extra-curricular, athletic, and leadership opportunities to enrich the holistic development of each student. Our staff teaches and inspires excellence in academics and life-long learning skills by continually reviewing and building an enriched American curriculum, promoting student achievement, encouraging integrity and nurturing a desire to learn.