Ras Al Khaimah American Academy was established in 2008 as a fulfillment of His Highness Sheikh Faisal Bin Saqr Al Qassimi dream and vision of a school where his own daughters would receive the highest quality education, be nurtured, and grow in confidence; a school which is forward thinking and promotes critical skills and excellence.
His dream grew to a much bigger vision, which ultimately created a unique K-12 school which combines the rigor of an international educational model and the commitment to and embodiment of Emirati values, National Identity, and Faith. Hence, the idea of an All-Girls School. Thus, a school emerged and materialized in 2009, RAKAA was established to serve the Ras Al Khaimah community. Due to the demand for mixed gender education and with the growth of student populations, a Grades 4 upwards Boys’ School was opened in 2021 within the RAKAA campus al. Mixed gender (KG1-G3). All Girls (grades 4-12). All Boys Section (grades 4-12). RAKAA (both sections) school is located on Al Khuzam Road and with the view of the Jais Mountains as a backdrop.
The DNA of RAKAA is a ‘Top Performing Private School’ located in the Northern Emirates and offering a modern, forward thinking, and dynamic education to our students. We are building upon a very successful history of 14 years of international education experience in the UAE. We are a unique school which combines the rigor of an international educational model with the embodiment of Emirati values, national identity, and faith.
RAKAA’s renowned high standards are matched by an aspirational culture. In 2021, RALAA was rated Outstanding by COGNIA, a US Accreditation Board for International Schools, in the Index of Education Quality/ IEQ with a score of 362. This translates to a school that is characterized as ‘Exceeding Expectations and demonstrating ‘Noteworthy International Best Practice’. In the field of Digital Learning” we were likewise rated highly as ‘Developed’’ by MOE. In 2022, RAKAA went through the eSafety MoE eSafe School Inspection and passes ensuring the RAKAA is an MoE accredited eSafe School. The MoE and RAKAA priority focus is on student attainment in safe learning environments following safe teaching and learning practices.