Sharjah has always been a pioneer in culture and
education. The first properly organized school
was established in Sharjah in the 1950's. The
old school building still exists today and is
located in the Heritage area next to Souk Al Arsah.
Excellent multinational nursery, primary, secondary
and undergraduate education exists in Sharjah.
Since 1997, two Universities are also available.
The federal education ministry takes its responsibilities
towards private schooling very seriously. Schools
must be inspected and licenses once a year. A
specified number of Arabic tuition in compulsory
for all pupils.
of Schools in Sharjah:
Ma'arifa Private School
Nursery & Wesgreen International School
Georges Pompidou(Sharjah French School)
Own English High School
Islamia Higher Secondary School
American International School
International School of Choueifat