Private International English School (PIES) started its inception in Sept 2010 offering CBSE curriculum for KinderGarten through Grade 12 with more than 2,000 students. PIES is recognized by the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, is fully accredited by the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC), and is one of the largest campuses in the area. PIES is located on a 2.75-acre campus in the Mussaffah area of Abu Dhabi, approximately 20 minutes drive from business central. The campus is purpose-built, supports classroom spaces for music, art, and drama, and includes state-of-the-art facilities for students at all grade levels. Students enjoy classrooms that are both modern and spacious thus providing a safe and pleasant learning environment in one of the finest international school facilities.Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), ADEK launched the ‘Irtiqa’a’ programme to assure the quality of education in public and private schools in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The programme aims to meet the highest international performance standards. It comes in line with ADEK’s vision, which calls for high-quality education in all schools and for all students. The Irtiqa’a programme is designed to identify quality levels of school performance, provide the necessary support to help achieve the highest standards, encourage the implementation of best practice in education and exchange professional expertise. The Irtiqa’a programme sends a clear message that ADEK is willing to provide a world-class comprehensive educational assessment framework. Irtiqa’a helps enhance the performance level of schools by creating a competitive environment, increasing awareness among educators on the importance of quality performance in education and providing inspection tools and established standards. Moreover, it enables school administrations to explore the best international practices in education, assessing school performance using a standardized grading system. Private International English School has been rated “Very Good” in 2018/19 and is the first Indian CBSE School to be rated as such, in the emirate of Abu Dhabi.