Registration Procedure
Learners applying to Philadelphia Private School have to pass through two phases: the academic assessment and the interview.

The learner will be interviewed by the relevant Head of Section, the Principal and if applicable the School Counselor.

The interview aims at evaluating the learner's personality, attitude and communication skills, in order to identify or detect any risk of behavior challenges. The interviewers will pay attention to the following:

  • Speech
  • Communication skills
  • Social skills and manners
  • Problem solving skills.
If the interview team suspect interpersonal or social competencies challenges, a formal assessment will be recommended, according to which the management team will confer the decision of acceptance and placement..

Parents will receive the school information file from the human resources department and will be given time to review it and fill out the form and pay the assessment fees in the accounting department. Then an appointment will be given to the parent/learner to have a school tour upon request and the learner will sit for the placement assessment

Placement assessment and the second screening results will be referred to the school principal for approval. Following acceptance, the parents will be contacted by the school to follow the registration procedure.

Parents are requested to pay the registration fee and should present the payment receipt and the following documents as required with the Student Application Form.
Philadelphia Private School (PPS), Dubai, is accredited by the New England Association of Schools & Colleges (NEASC) and AdvancED. PPS is a member of the Learner’s World International Schools (LWIS) Network that is managed by School Development Consultants (SDC). For more information on the LWIS school network and SDC, please visit: www.sdclw.org