Mission and Guiding Statements

DAA's Mission and Guiding Statements

Mission

Dubai American Academy is a vibrant international community, deeply rooted in a culture of kindness, that creates and empowers leaders and independent thinkers with integrity, character, and drive.

Identity Statement

Dubai American Academy offers an enriched American curriculum to students of all nationalities culminating in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and/or an American high school diploma. Beyond its rigorous academic program, DAA prepares students to lead successful lives through the exceptional diversity of its community and the extra-curricular experiences that contribute to the development of the whole person.

GEMS Core Values

DAA prepares its students to be:

DAA’s vision

GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP

Engaged

Our students are active planners and participants in various school, community, and international initiatives.

Empathetic

Our students care about their communities and the people within them, demonstrating compassion by helping others.

PURSUING EXCELLENCE

Reflective

Our students are independent, critical thinkers prepared to take on social, academic, and personal challenges.

Multi-faceted

Our students thrive in varied domains, including athletics, fine arts, and academics.  

GROWING BY LEARNING

Inquisitive

Our students are curious about the world around them, always questioning and seeking greater understanding.

Adaptive

Our students have the ability to succeed in today’s rapidly changing world and can adjust their thinking in different contexts.

LEADING THROUGH INNOVATION

Innovative

Our students apply new ideas, new ways of thinking, and new approaches to problems.

Collaborative

Our students come together to share ideas and to build from others’ strengths.