FAQ

Yes the school is accredited by Cognia which was known as Advanc-Ed and it is currently a candidate accredited by NEASC.

The school follows American curriculum based on the state of California educational standards. All communication language is English. The school also builds its curriculum for Arabic, Islamic and Social studies based on the national curriculum provided by the Ministry of Education. The language of communication is in Arabic but the school offers classes for Non-Arab students in English.

Students in High School need to check university requirements and choose their courses accordingly. Al Zuhour school graduates have joined universities in UAE, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, USA, Georgia, Poland, Pakistan and many other countries around the world.

Graduation Requirements as set by MOE and as per Decree 199 for the years 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 includes:

  • Passing All Subjects with a minimum mark of 60 in Grades (9-12)
  • Emirati Students only:
    1. Pass the EMSAT tests with a minimum grade of 500 in Mathematics
    2. Pass the EMSAT test with a minimum grade of 1100 in English Language.
  • Non-Emirati Students:
    1. Pass the SAT1 test with a minimum grade of 450 in mathematics or EMSAT math exam with a minimum grade of 500
    2. Academic IELTS with 5.5 score or EMSAT tests with a minimum grade of 1100 in English Language
  • Taking EMSAT Exams in Arabic, English, Math, Physics and Arabic for Grade 12 students.

Starting Academic year 2022-2023, MOE will start applying the new amendment based on the Decree 833 where the American High School Diploma will be Equivalented based on MOE Streams (General, Advanced, and Elite) as shown in the table below:


Yes, Al Zuhour School credit Hour system and the subjects offered to students are compatible with the Egyptian TANSIQ. Students graduating from Al Zuhour School are accepted in different universities in Egypt. Around 20% of Grade 12 Al-Zuhour students are Egyptians planning to continue their studies in Egypt.

Al Zuhour School started offering AP courses in 2020, the school provides a variety of AP courses including:

  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Physics C
  • AP Biology
Course are offered in Grade 12 for students who wish to take these courses, AP exams are offered inside the school premises.

The School helps students starting from Gr 10 to get prepared for the SAT exam, Math classes include a SAT section. Also AZPS is a SAT testing centre since 2012 and our students can do the SAT exam at the school premises.

  • Please read the details of requirement for Admission by clicking --HERE--
  • You can apply online from the link--APPLY ONLINE--
  • Once you will apply online by providing basic information, our Registration department will contact you
  • You can also apply by visiting the school during school hours.

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Our school hours are from Sunday to Thursday from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

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