CIS-Dubai has a student body of 2,300 representing over 70 nationalities. The spacious campus is divided into two: the primary school (kindergarten to Year 6) and the secondary school (Year 7 to 13). This UK-curriculum school's combination of good facilities and excellent teaching staff mean that students consistently achieve results well above the UK national average. Facilities include a large covered swimming pool, cricket nets and playing fields, an indoor sports arena, multi-purpose hall, separate, well-equipped, grassed playing area for kindergarten and early primary school as well as well-equipped music, art and science facilities. The school has a strong sporting tradition with inter-house and inter-school events held throughout the year. Field trips have an outdoor focus and include rafting, mountain biking, camping, rock climbing, canoeing and diving trips.