The best private schools in the Middle East - Spear's magazine

The best private schools in the Middle East in 2022

The best private schools in the Middle East in 2022

The best private schools in the Middle East, compiled by Spear’s in partnership with Carfax Education 

The 2022 Spear’s Schools Index in partnership with Carfax Education includes the 100 leading private schools in the world. 

Many international education providers are opening schools in the Middle East. This year, Spear’s welcomes The British School Al Khubairat, Jumeirah College, Nord Anglia International School Dubai, North London Collegiate School Dubai, Swiss Scientific International School in Dubai and British International School Riyadh to an already illustrious list.

In the table below, click on an individual school to be directed to a more detailed profile on The table is ordered alphabetically.

Where there is a range of fees available, the highest figure is shown.

To explore all the Spear’s Schools, go to the index on the Spear’s 500 website.

If you are a school featured in index and would like to update your profile or provide additional information, please email

Carfax Education is the leading private education consultancy whose motto, 'academic excellence without borders' is underlined by a network of offices that stretches across London, Oxford, Monaco, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Moscow, Singapore and Hong Kong.

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