Graduation Requirements


Equivalency will be granted for different pathways if students:
• Meet the requirements for the minimum number of courses, all with passing grades
• Take the appropriate courses and achieve passing grades
• Take the required exams and achieve passing grades

American Curriculum (9-12)
English National Curriculum (9-12)



AMERICAN CURRICULUM GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (EQUIVALENCY)

Emiratis
Non-Emiratis

 



EMIRATIS

Emiratis must meet these requirements:
• Minimum number of courses for any of the General, Advanced, or Elite pathways
• 60% minimum in each course
• 60% minimum cumulative GPA (9-12)

Exams
• 60% on MOE Arabic Exam in Grade 12
• 60% on MOE Islamic Studies Exam in Grade 12
• All required EmSAT Exams
• Minimum score of 1100 on EmSAT English
• Minimum score of 500 on EmSAT Math
• Minimum scores of 3 on all required AP exams for ADVANCED and ELITE Pathways



EmSAT

General Track: 6 EmSATs required
Advanced: 7 EmSATs required



MANDATORY EXAMS

General Pathway: All EmSATs (Scores of 1100 English & 500 Math)

Advanced Pathway:
• All EmSATs (Scores of 1100 English & 500 Math)
AP Calculus AB Exam (Score of 3)
AP Biology Exam OR AP Chemistry Exam (Score of 3)

Elite Pathway:
• All EmSATs (Scores of 1100 English & 500 Math)
AP Calculus AB Exam (Score of 3)
AP Biology Exam OR AP Chemistry Exam (Score of 3)
AP Physics C: Mechanics (Score of 3)
AP Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism (Score of 3)
Additional AP course (Score of 3)



NON-EMIRATIS

Non-Emiratis must meet these requirements:
• Minimum number of courses for any of the General, Advanced, or Elite pathways
• 60% minimum in each course
• 60% minimum cumulative GPA (9-12)

Exams
• 60% on MOE Arabic Exam in Grade 12
• 60% on MOE Islamic Studies Exam in Grade 12
• All required EmSAT Exams
• Minimum score of 1100 on EmSAT English OR 5.0 IELTS OR 60 iBT TOEFL
• Minimum score of 500 on EmSAT Math OR 450 SAT Math


General Track: 6 EmSATs
Advanced: 7 EmSATs



MANDATORY EXAMS

General Pathway: All EmSATs (Scores of 1100 English & 500 Math)

Advanced Pathway:
• All EmSATs (Scores of 1100 English & 500 Math)
AP Calculus AB Exam (Score of 3)
AP Biology Exam OR AP Chemistry Exam (Score of 3)

Elite Pathway:
• All EmSATs (Scores of 1100 English & 500 Math)
AP Calculus AB Exam (Score of 3)
AP Biology Exam OR AP Chemistry Exam (Score of 3)
AP Physics C: Mechanics (Score of 3)
AP Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism (Score of 3)
Additional AP course (Score of 3)



BRITISH CURRICULUM (ENC) GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (EQUIVALENCY)

There are no pathways in the British curriculum.
A. Students must take the minimum number of 5 IGCSE courses and exams with passing grades (A*-D) in the following:
♦ Maths
♦ Physics or Chemistry or Biology
♦ English
♦ 2 Electives

B. They must also have passing grades (A*-D) in 2 AL courses and exams.

C. Minimum score of 60% on Arabic Ministry Exam in Grade 12

D. Minimum score of 60% on Islamic Studies Ministry Exam in Grade 12