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Our History

Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Academy

is one of the oldest, largest, and most prestigious schools in the United Arab Emirates. It is a not-for-profit, non-selective, coeducational school serving over 3,200 students of 97 different nationalities, from Pre-KG to Grade 12, at 5 campuses located across the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah.


It was originally founded in 1975 to provide education for the children of British expatriates in the Emirate. Since 1988, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, the school has evolved to cater for students of all nationalities and abilities.


“Learning excellence with a community heart" is RAK Academy’s core value, with a strong belief that a ‘care’ ethos, combined with a deep respect for difference and diversity, is the foundation of all academic endeavor and success. the Academy commits, first and foremost, to do what is best for the student. The result is a world-class international education, with a choice of internationally recognized curricula. 

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