American School of Dubai

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The American School of Dubai
American School of Dubai logo.jpg
The United Arab Emirates
Locale Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Faculty 289
Number of students 1630
Athletics Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Badminton, Track and Field, Cross Country, Swimming, Softball, Baseball, Kayaking, Golf, Wrestling, and Tennis. Other intramural sports also present.
Mascot Falcon

The American School of Dubai (ASD, Arabic: المدرسة الأمريكية بدبي‎‎), previously known as the Jumeirah American School, is located in the Al-Barsha community of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The school was reviewed by the Good Schools Guide International as "One of the best thought-of and long established schools in existence".[1][dead link]

The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) rated the school as "Good" for the academic years 2008, 2009, and 2010.[citation needed]

Guest speakers who have visited the school include U.S. Presidents Jimmy Carter and George H. W. Bush, astronaut Buzz Aldrin, North Carolina Senator and 2004 Democratic Nominee for Vice-President John Edwards, anthropologist Jane Goodall, singer Pearl Bailey in 1979, the Harlem Globetrotters, businessman and television personality Donald Trump, and former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre.[citation needed]

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Coordinates: 25°13′6″N 55°15′35″E / 25.21833°N 55.25972°E / 25.21833; 55.25972