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CEEB Code: 697050

2018-2019

HIGH SCHOOL PROFILE Every Student. Future Ready.

HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELORS Mr. Matthew Tatelman Department Chair mtatelman@asdubai.org Ms. Megan Brooke mbrooke@asdubai.org Mr. Rob Herald rherald@asdubai.org

Key Features

ASD at a Glance

• Partnership with Virtual High School

• Founded in 1966

• Standards Based Grades

• Independent, not-for-profit

• Experiential learning locally and internationally

• K-12 international school • US curriculum

• Service Learning

• Inclusive enrollment

Ms. Mercy Jesudass mjesudass@asdubai.org

Student Highlights ASD

COUNSELING OFFICE ASSISTANTS Gillian Keogh gkeogh@asdubai.org Shirley Thompson sthompson@asdubai.org

1,893

CLASS OF 2018

K-12 Students

76

145

Nationalities ASD ADMINISTRATION Dr. Paul Richards Superintendent Dr. Michelle Remington Associate Superintendent Ms. Nadine Richards High School Principal

HS Seniors

HIGH SCHOOL

21

646 44

Nationalities

HS Students

70 Non-US Citizens

Nationalities

25 75 Dual US US Citizens Citizens

Mr. Kevin Brawn High School Associate Principal Mr. Matthew Beck Dean of Students

ACCREDITATION Accredited by Middle States Association (MSA) of Colleges & Schools-USA since 1996. Member of Near East South Asia Council of Overseas Schools (NESA) and Middle East South Asia Conference (MESAC).

Academics

23

132

High School Course Options

19

AP Capstone Diplomas

AMERICAN SCHOOL OF DUBAI P.O. Box 71188, Dubai, United Arab Emirates T +971 4 395 0005

www.asdubai.org

891

AP Exams Taken (by 336 Students)

Advanced Placement Course Options

7

AP International Diplomas

Graduates

97%

Colleges and Universities

2%

Gap Year

1%

Military Service


TESTING

SAT

Advanced Placement Program

110

Class of 2018 students tested

EVIDENCE BASED READING AND WRITING ASD Mean 650 2017 US/World Mean 533

54

AP Scholars

82

38

AP Scholars with Distinction

AP Scholars with Honors

All students enrolled in an AP course are required to write the AP Exam. 99% of the Class of 2018 completed at least one AP exam during High School.

MATHEMATICS ASD Mean 660 2017 US/World Mean 527

TOTAL SAT SCORE ASD Mean 1295 2017 US/World Mean 1060

AP RESULTS BY SUBJECT FOR CLASS OF 2018 AP EXAM

% SCORE 3 OR HIGHER

ASD MEAN

2017 US/ WORLD MEAN

Biology

97

3.9

2.9

Calculus AB

86

3.6

2.9

Calculus BC

100

4.7

3.8

Capstone Research

100

4.1

3.2

Capstone Seminar

100

4.4

3.1

Chemistry

87

3.5

2.7

Computer Science A-VHS

46

2.7

3.2

Computer Science Principles

83

3.7

3.2

English Language

83

3.7

2.8

English Literature

81

3.4

2.7

European History

47

2.6

2.8

ASD Mean 27.7

French Language

100

4.7

3.3

2017 US/World Mean 20.7

Macroeconomics

62

3.0

2.9

Microeconomics

69

3.2

3.3

Music Theory

100

5.0

3.0

27.7 ASD Mean 27.4

Physics 1

68

3.0

2.4

2017 US/World Mean 21.4

Physics C (All)

53

2.8

3.6

Psychology

96

4.5

3.1

Spanish Language

100

4.5

3.6

ASD Mean 27.8

Statistics

85

3.6

2.7

2017 US/World Mean 21.0

Studio Art (All)

93

3.5

3.4

US History

78

3.2

2.6

TOTAL ACT SCORE

World History

93

3.7

2.8

ASD Mean 27.6

TOTAL NUMBER OF EXAMS = 806, STUDENTS = 145

ACT ENGLISH ASD Mean 28.2 2017 US/World Mean 20.3

MATH

READING

SCIENCE

2017 US/World Mean 21.0

80

Class of 2018 students tested


GRADES Class of 2019 GPA Distribution 45 Number of students

40

Junior Year Weighted GPA

35

166

30

Students

25 20 15

26

10 5 0

4

>2.25

36

42

37

12

4 2.5

2.75

5 3

3.25

3.5

3.75

>4

SUMMARY OF HOW WE GRADE

COLLEGE APPLICATION PROCESS

• GPA is cumulative and based on year long grades

• All recommendations are confidential

• AP courses are weighted by a factor of 0.25 GPA

• Minimum of 25 credits required for graduation

• ASD does not provide class rank

• 10 college application limit

Learner Profile

THINKER

COMMUNICATOR

CONTRIBUTOR

LEARNER

Creative

Effective

Aware

Engaged

Critical

Confident

Ethical

Responsible

Reflective

Collaborative

Respectful

Self-Directed

Adaptable

Open-Minded

Inquisitive

Persistent

Compassionate

LEADER & ROLE MODEL Inspires Guides

Our Mission We challenge and inspire each student to achieve their dreams and to become a passionate learner prepared to adapt and contribute in a rapidly changing world.


CANADA

18%

EUROPE & UK

10%

USA

67%

UAE MIDDLE EAST

3%

413

OTHER

2%

Total Graduates 2016-2018

College Matriculation 2016-2018 * indicates Class of 2018

UNITED STATES (67%) The University of Alabama* (2) American University* (8) Arizona State* Assumption College Auburn University Babson College* (3) Barnard College (2) Bentley University Biola University* Blinn College Boston University* (5) Brigham Young University Brown University (2) Bryant University* Bryn Mawr College California State University* (2) University of California at Berkeley* (5) University of California at Davis* (4) University of California at Irvine University of California at Los Angeles (9) University of California at San Diego (2) University of California at Santa Barbara* Case Western Reserve University* (2) Chapman University* (4) University of Chicago Christopher Newport University Claremont McKenna University University of Colorado* (6) Columbia College Chicago Columbia University Cornell University (2) Dickinson College* Drexel University Duke University* Emerson College Emory University* (2) Fashion Institute of Technology* Florida State College* Florida State University* (2) Fordham University* (4) George Mason University* The George Washington University* (9) Georgetown University* (4) Georgia Institute of Technology (3) Hofstra University* University of Houston* (2) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign* (4)

Indiana University at Bloomington (2) Indiana University-Purdue* James Madison University Johns Hopkins University* (4) University of Kentucky Lehigh University Lewis and Clark College Long Island University, Post Loyola Marymount University Loyola University Chicago (4) Luther College Macalester College* University of Maryland (2) Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences* University of Massachusetts, Boston* Merrimack College University of Miami* Michigan State University* (4) Michigan Technological University University of Michigan* Mount Holyoke College The New School* New York University* (9) University of North Carolina* North Carolina State University* Northeastern University* (11) Northwestern University (2) University of Notre Dame* (2) Ohlone College* Oklahoma City University Orange Coast College (2) Pace University* Pennsylvania State University (4) University of Pennsylvania (3) Pepperdine University* Pitzer College Princeton University Purdue University* (9) University of Rhode Island Rice University* (3) University of Richmond Rose Hulman Institute of Technology Rutgers University* San Diego State University (3) Savannah College of Art and Design* Seton Hall University Smith College

University of Southern California* (4) St. Edward’s University St. John’s University Suffolk University* (3) Syracuse University (2) University of Tampa Temple University* University of Tennessee Texas A & M University* (4) Texas Tech University University of Texas, Arlington University of Texas, Austin* (3) University of Texas, Dallas* (3) University of Texas, El Paso Towson University (2) Trinity University* Tufts University* (7) University of Tulsa United States Air Force Academy University of Virginia* Virginia Military Institute (2) Virginia Tech* Wake Forest University Wellesley College* Wesley College* Wesleyan University* College of William and Mary* (2) William Rainey Harper College (2) University of Wisconsin, Madison (2) CANADA (18%) Acadia University University of Alberta* University of British Columbia* (4) Carleton University* (3) Concordia University* (10) Fanshawe College University of Guelph* McGill University* (12) Mount Allison University National Theatre School of Canada University of Ottawa* Queen’s University* (9) Red Deer College* Ryerson University (3) Simon Fraser University* (2) University of Toronto* (10) University of Victoria* (2)

University of Waterloo Western University* (5) York University* (3) EUROPE & UNITED KINGDOM (10%) Amsterdam University College, Netherlands (2) Base 23 Stockholm Dance Academy, Sweden Cardiff University, U.K. Cass Business School, City University, U.K. Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden City University of London* (2) Durham University, U.K. (4) Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne, Switzerland Erasmus University, Netherlands* (5) Franklin University Switzerland* Hult International Business School, U.K. IE University, Spain* (3) King’s College London, U.K. (2) Leiden University College The Hague, Netherlands Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, U.K. Oxford Brookes University, U.K. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Sciences Po* Tilburg University, Netherlands University of the Arts London, U.K.* (2) University of Cambridge, U.K. University College Maastricht, Netherlands University of Edinburgh, U.K.* (2) University of Sussex, U.K. University of Warwick, U.K. University Twente, Netherlands* Uppsala University, Sweden* UAE AND MIDDLE EAST (3%) American University of Beirut* (3) American University in Dubai (3) American University of Sharjah Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Qatar Middlesex University Dubai New York University, Abu Dhabi* Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar OTHER (2%) Lahore University of Management Sciences Stellenbosch University, South Africa (2) University of Sydney (2) Yonsei University (3)

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