Taryam American Private School

Taryam American Private School

Overview

Taryam American Private School is one of the renowned American schools in Sharjah that offers KG1 to Grade 12 education. The spacious campus that can accommodate around 1,000 students is situated in Al Azra, Sharjah.

The school is known for its high-quality education driven by strict discipline and holistic development. Besides education, the school has a comprehensive enrichment programme that hones students’ skills in various non-academic fields. The faculty members at Taryam American Private School are well experienced and highly qualified. Teachers are trained to identify each student’s learning style and use individualised plans and teaching techniques to get the best out of them.

Read this guide by Bayut to learn more about the curriculum, school facilities, admission and fee details and much more.

Residential Communities near Taryam American Private School

Taryam American School is located in Al Azra – a residential community near the Ajman-Sharjah border. It is an ideal community for those looking for residential options away from the hustle and bustle of the urban areas. Other key residential communities near the school are:

Al Ghafia is the nearest residential community to the school. The community is located between l Azra and Al Shamkha districts and is popular for renting villas. Most residential spaces in this community are spacious 3-bed to 8-bed villas with impressive lifestyle amenities. Those looking for apartment-based residential units can opt for Al Nuaimiya 2 and Al Nuaimiya 1, located close to the school.

Campus of Taryam American Private School

The expansive campus of Taryam American Private School has over 40 classrooms and a plethora of academic and non-academic facilities to meet the needs of students. The school has a multi-purpose hall for indoor sports activities and an event hall for extracurricular activities. The campus has many outdoor playing facilities with canopies to protect students from the harsh heat. 

Besides, Taryam American Private School also has a food area with a canteen where students can enjoy their meals. To support academic activities, the school has computer labs with high-end technology resources. Other facilities include science and technology labs and creative rooms.

Location of Taryam American Private School

Taryam American Private School is situated in Al Azra School Area in Sharjah. This area has some popular schools in the emirate, including Al Itqan American School, Victoria English School and Star Private School. Those interested in visiting the school from nearby communities can drive via Al Ittihad Street and Nuaimiya Street. These streets connect the school from nearby communities.

Why Taryam American Private School?

Taryam American School is a private school in Sharjah that follows the US curriculum. Its educational programme is recognised and respected throughout the world for its academic rigour and relevance. Students are exposed to a series of indoor and outdoor learning experiences that prepare them for modern-day challenges. Students who complete their Grade 12 education from this school are accepted into top colleges and universities worldwide.

Besides education, the school has a comprehensive extra-curricular programme that allows students to showcase their non-academic abilities. Many school clubs are available for students to discover. These school clubs use the facilities available on the campus to ensure the holistic development of students.

The school projects its core values in every aspect of the school. Whether it is an academic or enrichment activity, Taryam American Private School ensures that students show their best behaviour and reflect the values of adaptability and flexibility, self-direction, social and cross-cultural interactions, creativity and problem-solving. Such abilities help students to tackle real-world problems and think out of the box in solving the issues.

The tuition fee charged by the school is less than many established American schools in Sharjah. It ranges from AED 12,700 to AED 26,800. Thus, parents can provide high-end American education to their kids on a budget.

School Details

COVID-19 Protocols

The UAE government reopened the school for the academic year 2020-2021 that were previously closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools must ensure the health and safety of students and staff at the campus. By simply adopting the following COVID-19 protocols, schools can offer a safe environment to students and staff:

  • All students must get their body temperature checked in the morning before entering the school.
  • Schools must ensure students and staff practice social distancing at all times. Students must maintain a distance of 2 metres from each other. Also, schools have reduced the school bus capacity by 50% to ensure social distancing on buses.
  • Schools must sterilise their facilities, including doorknobs and other frequently contacted surfaces, periodically
  • School catering services will be managed according to the specific guidelines issued by the Ministry of Education (MOE). Parents are encouraged to send their kids with lunch boxes and water bottles. Sharing of food is strictly prohibited.
  • Children with special health conditions will be monitored closely
  • Activities resulting in a large gathering, such as morning assemblies, celebrations, sports events, field trips and extracurricular activities, must be suspended.
  • Physical education will continue; however, swimming pools and other sports facilities will remain closed until further notice.
  • The cleaning and maintenance crew will not enter the campus when students are on the campus.
  • The school fee will remain the same for right now. Schools can offer special discounts to parents as they deem fit.

Years Offered at Taryam American Private School Sharjah

Taryam American Private School is a K12 school that educates children aged 4 to 18 years old. The phases of education at this school are:

Stage
Grade
Stage
Kindergarten
Grade
KG1 and KG2
Stage
Elementary
Grade
Grade 1 to Grade 5
Stage
Secondary School
Grade
Grade 6 to Grade 8
Stage
High School
Grade
Grade 9 to Grade 12

Taryam American Private School Curriculum

The school follows the US curriculum for its education programme. For core subjects, the school follows the US Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standard. In the kindergarten stage, the school emphasises more on the development of fundamental skills. Therefore, the school uses non-formal teaching strategies coupled with indoor and outdoor play-and-fun activities. In the elementary stage, the school introduces formal teaching strategies to students.

Curricular activity at Taryam American Private School
Students engaged in curricular activity at the campus (Image Credit: Taryam American Private School Facebook Page)

The school builds on the foundation in the kindergarten stage by introducing cross-curricular links and increasing each subject’s difficulty level. Taryam American Private School prepares students for the secondary and high school stage in middle school by focusing on independent learning skills, creativity, and problem-solving. By the end of the high school stage, students receive the US High School Diploma for completing the school education.

Distance Learning

The school has a distance learning programme that caters to the academic needs of students during the pandemic. It uses several online resources to deliver lectures and conduct quizzes. For more information, contact the school’s administration.

Academic Calendar for Taryam American Private School

The academic year at Taryam American Private School starts in August and ends in July.

  • The first term starts in the last week of August and ends with examinations in the second week of December. This is followed by a three-week winter break that ends in the last week of December.
  • The second term starts in the first week of January and ends in the fourth week of April with examinations. Students then go on a two-week spring break that ends in the first week of April.
  • The third term starts in the second week of April and ends in the first week of July.

Besides the aforementioned, the school remains closed on several national and religious days. The exact dates of these events are subjected to the announcement from the government. For more information, check out the academic calendar of Taryam American Private School Sharjah.

Admission and Fees

How to Apply to Taryam American Private School?

The admission process at Taryam American Private School Sharjah is straightforward and easy. To apply,  fill out the online admission form available at the school website. The form requires basic information that would assist the school in subsequent admission processes.

The documents required for the admission process are:

  • A copy of the candidate’s immunisation card
  • Six recent passport-size photographs of the candidate
  • A copy of the candidate’s valid passport with a valid UAE residence visa (for expatriates living in the UAE)
  • A copy of the Emirates ID card of the student
  • Medical file from the previous school
  • A copy of the father’s valid passport, valid UAE residence visa and Emirates ID card
  • A copy of the Family registration card (for UAE nationals)
  • Transfer certificate (attestation required for students applying from abroad)
  • A copy of the previous academic record
  • Financial clearance from the previous school

Please note that students applying from other schools in the UAE need to have an SIS number mentioned on the certificate. Whereas students applying from outside UAE need to get their certificate attested by the Education zone, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Education and Embassy).

In case of a change in curriculum, parents need to submit:

  • Academic record for the last two years at previous school
  • Promise letter indicating that student will not change the curriculum in future

The age-grade guideline followed by the school are:

Grade
Minimum Entry Age
Maximum Entry Age
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Grade
Kindergarten 1
Minimum Entry Age
4
Maximum Entry Age
5
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Grade
Kindergarten 2
Minimum Entry Age
5
Maximum Entry Age
6
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Grade
Grade 1
Minimum Entry Age
6
Maximum Entry Age
8
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
Grade
Grade 2
Minimum Entry Age
7
Maximum Entry Age
9
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
6
Grade
Grade 3
Minimum Entry Age
8
Maximum Entry Age
10
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
7
Grade
Grade 4
Minimum Entry Age
9
Maximum Entry Age
11
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
8
Grade
Grade 5
Minimum Entry Age
10
Maximum Entry Age
12
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
9
Grade
Grade 6
Minimum Entry Age
11
Maximum Entry Age
13
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
10
Grade
Grade 7
Minimum Entry Age
12
Maximum Entry Age
14
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
11
Grade
Grade 8
Minimum Entry Age
13
Maximum Entry Age
15
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
12
Grade
Grade 9
Minimum Entry Age
14
Maximum Entry Age
17
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
13
Grade
Grade 10
Minimum Entry Age
15
Maximum Entry Age
18
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
14
Grade
Grade 11
Minimum Entry Age
16
Maximum Entry Age
19
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
15
Grade
Grade 12
Minimum Entry Age
17
Maximum Entry Age
20
Minimum Entry Age for Overseas Transfers*
16

This is based on the age of the students on 31st December (for schools beginning in September). Source: Taryam American Private School

* This is to cater to students transferring from systems that admit students of a younger age)

Afterwards, the school may conduct an assessment test or an interview to select the students.

Fee Structure at Taryam American Private School Sharjah

The fee structure of Taryam American Private School Sharjah is as follows:

Registration Fee

The school charges AED 500 (exclusive of VAT) as the registration fee. Please note that the registration fee is non-refundable.

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee charged at this school is split into three instalments, which are as follows:

Grade
First Term (AED)
Second Term (AED)
Third Term (AED)
Total Fee (AED)
Grade
KG1
First Term (AED)
7,010
Second Term (AED)
3,810
Third Term (AED)
3,810
Total Fee (AED)
14,630
Grade
KG2
First Term (AED)
7,510
Second Term (AED)
4,185
Third Term (AED)
4,185
Total Fee (AED)
15,880
Grade
Grade 1
First Term (AED)
8,990
Second Term (AED)
4,920
Third Term (AED)
4,920
Total Fee (AED)
18,830
Grade
Grade 2
First Term (AED)
9,310
Second Term (AED)
5,160
Third Term (AED)
5,160
Total Fee (AED)
19,630
Grade
Grade 3
First Term (AED)
9,470
Second Term (AED)
5,280
Third Term (AED)
5,280
Total Fee (AED)
20,030
Grade
Grade 4
First Term (AED)
10,550
Second Term (AED)
5,340
Third Term (AED)
5,340
Total Fee (AED)
21,230
Grade
Grade 5
First Term (AED)
10,610
Second Term (AED)
5,400
Third Term (AED)
5,400
Total Fee (AED)
21,430
Grade
Grade 6
First Term (AED)
10,750
Second Term (AED)
5,490
Third Term (AED)
5,490
Total Fee (AED)
21,730
Grade
Grade 7
First Term (AED)
11,530
Second Term (AED)
5,700
Third Term (AED)
5,700
Total Fee (AED)
22,930
Grade
Grade 8
First Term (AED)
12,050
Second Term (AED)
6,090
Third Term (AED)
6,090
Total Fee (AED)
24,230
Grade
Grade 9
First Term (AED)
12,370
Second Term (AED)
6,330
Third Term (AED)
6,330
Total Fee (AED)
25,000
Grade
Grade 10
First Term (AED)
13,550
Second Term (AED)
6,840
Third Term (AED)
6,840
Total Fee (AED)
27,230
Grade
Grade 11
First Term (AED)
14,350
Second Term (AED)
7,440
Third Term (AED)
7,440
Total Fee (AED)
29,230
Grade
Grade 12
First Term (AED)
15,150
Second Term (AED)
8,040
Third Term (AED)
8,040
Total Fee (AED)
31,230

Please note that the termly instalments include charges for books, uniform and clinic. Here is the breakdown of these charges for each grade:

Grade
Books (AED)
Uniform (AED)
Medical (AED)
Grade
KG1
Books (AED)
1,000
Uniform (AED)
630
Medical (AED)
300
Grade
KG2
Books (AED)
1,000
Uniform (AED)
630
Medical (AED)
300
Grade
Grade 1
Books (AED)
1,500
Uniform (AED)
630
Medical (AED)
300
Grade
Grade 2
Books (AED)
1,500
Uniform (AED)
630
Medical (AED)
300
Grade
Grade 3
Books (AED)
1,500
Uniform (AED)
630
Medical (AED)
300
Grade
Grade 4
Books (AED)
2,500
Uniform (AED)
630
Medical (AED)
300
Grade
Grade 5
Books (AED)
2,500
Uniform (AED)
630
Medical (AED)
300
Grade
Grade 6
Books (AED)
2,500
Uniform (AED)
630
Medical (AED)
300
Grade
Grade 7
Books (AED)
3,000
Uniform (AED)
630
Medical (AED)
300
Grade
Grade 8
Books (AED)
3,000
Uniform (AED)
630
Medical (AED)
300
Grade
Grade 9
Books (AED)
3,000
Uniform (AED)
630
Medical (AED)
300
Grade
Grade 10
Books (AED)
3,500
Uniform (AED)
630
Medical (AED)
300
Grade
Grade 11
Books (AED)
3,500
Uniform (AED)
630
Medical (AED)
300
Grade
Grade 12
Books (AED)
3,500
Uniform (AED)
630
Medical (AED)
300

The school offers a 5% discount on the second child’s tuition fee and a 7% discount on the tuition fee of the third child and above. Parents need to pay the first instalment by 1st August via cash. The second and third instalments must be paid via cheque. The deadlines for these instalments are 1st December and 1st March, respectively.

For more information, check out the fee structure of Taryam American Private School.

Scholarships at Taryam American Private School

Currently, the school does not offer any scholarship programme for its students.

School Facilities

Lunch Options at Taryam American Private School Sharjah

There is a canteen where students can buy hot and cold food items at affordable prices. It prepares all the food items available at the canteen in a hygienic environment with fresh raw materials as per the ministry’s instructions. 

Currently, the school catering services are operational under specific guidelines because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Parents are advised to send their children with a lunchbox and water bottles. Sharing of food is strictly prohibited during the pandemic.

School Transportation at Taryam American Private School

The school understands that it can be difficult for parents to drop off and pick up their children from school every day on time. To assist parents, Taryam American Private School has a safe and efficient transport service. It owns a fleet of well-maintained buses with modern safety and security measures. The school bus is expected to drop off children at the school at or before 7:45 am. Students need to abide by the school’s code of conduct by the transport department. The areas covered by the school include Sharjah, Dubai and Ajman. 

Please note that the school has reduced the school bus capacity to comply with COVID-19 regulations. This step is taken to ensure that students practice social distancing on the bus. For more information, contact the school’s transportation department.

Boarding Facility at Taryam American Private School

Taryam American Private School is a day-only school with no arrangements for boarding facilities or accommodation for students. Students can opt for the school transport service to reach school on time. Parents interested in relocating to areas close to the school should read residential communities near the Taryam American Private American School section at the beginning of the guide.

Holiday Camps at Taryam American Private School

The school does not arrange any holiday camps for its students. Parents can enrol their children in holiday camps arranged by external bodies.

Sports Facilities

Taryam American Private School Sharjah has a limited range of sports facilities on the campus. There exists a multi-purpose hall that is extensively used for indoor sports and school events. The campus also has outdoor areas covered with canopies where students play and socialise.

Sports facilities at Taryam American Private School
Indoor sports area at the campus(Image Credit: Taryam American Private School Facebook Page)

As per the COVID-19 regulations laid by the Ministry of Education, some sports facilities are kept closed until further notice. Also, the school is following a staggered schedule for physical education and granting access to the available sports facilities.

Extra-curricular Activities at Taryam American Private School Sharjah

The extracurricular programme is an important part of the students’ life at Taryam American Private School. The school considers the programme as vital to the holistic development of students. It encourages students to take part in non-curricular activities. All extracurricular activities at the school are head and supervised by school teachers. The school also distributes awards and participation certificates to students. The school clubs available to students at this educational institute are:

Extra 1
Art Club
Extra 2
English Club
Extra 1
Scientific Club
Extra 2
Chess Club
Extra 1
Rugby Club
Extra 2
Business Club
Extra 1
Knitting Club
Extra 2
Tailoring and Embroidery Club
Extra 1
Social Studies Club
Extra 2
Science Lab Club
Extra 1
French Club
Extra 2
Mathematics Club
Extra 1
Library Friends Club
Extra 2
Arabic Club
Chess club as an extracurricular activity at Taryam American Private School Sharjah
Students participating in the chess club arranged by the school(Image Credit: Taryam American Private School Facebook Page)

Besides school clubs, the following activities are also part of the academic year:

Extra 1
Extra 2
Extra 3
Extra 1
Field Trips
Extra 2
Sports Day
Extra 3
Health Awareness Day
Extra 1
Mental Health Day
Extra 2
Mathematics and Science Fair
Extra 3
Costume Day
Extra 1
Flag Day
Extra 2
UAE National Day
Extra 3
Morning Assemblies

Currently, the school has suspended most of its extra-curricular activities that result in a large gathering. The school will inform the parents regarding the enrichment programme’s resumption to its full effect on social media platforms and parent portal.

For more information, check out the extracurricular activities available at Taryam American Private School Sharjah.

Field Trips from Taryam American Private School

Field trips are a crucial component of the enrichment programme of Taryam American Private School. Field trips allow the school to expose students to outdoor environments. It serves as an opportunity for students to explore the world around them and understand how the world operates. Most of the school trips are recreational. One of the popular field trips arranged by the school was the visit to the Sharjah Art Foundation. Students of Grade 5 took part in the sand drawing workshop to hone their artistic skills on this trip. Similarly, students in kindergarten were taken on a field trip to Sharjah Aquarium.

Field trip to Sharjah Aquarium by Taryam American Private School
Students of Taryam American Private School visited Sharjah Aquarium for their field trip (Image Credit: Taryam American Private School Facebook Page)

Taryam American Private School has suspended all the field trips arranged for the current academic year. This step is taken considering the health and safety risk associated with group travelling because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

After-school Care at Taryam American Private School

The after-school activities at this school are in the form of extra-curricular activities.

Currently, the after-school programme is suspended until further notice because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Medical Care at Taryam American Private School

The school has a medical facility on the campus. The school charges AED 300 as medical expenses. It is equipped with necessary medical facilities and operated by experienced and qualified nurses.

Contact

Mode of Communication between Teachers and Parents

Taryam American Private School in Al Azra has several modes of communication to facilitate a strong partnership between the school and parents. The school has a parent portal that grants access to attendance records, academic performances, dashboard, news, examination schedules and much more. The school also has an official website that is an excellent source for information on admission, fee structure and educational programme. The website is also used for registering your child to the school. 

The school also has an active presence on popular social media platforms. Here, it shares the latest developments, important announcements and media galleries of the latest events held at the campus. Parents can also contact teachers on school designated WhatsApp groups. These groups include teachers and parents of students studying in the same classroom.

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