Dubai Modern Education School first opened its doors in 1996 to students in KG1 to Grade 12 for about 2500 boys and girls students between 3 and 18 years old.

DMES applies  two curriculums where third of the students are following  Ministry of Education Curriculum , while the rest are following  U.S Curriculum , and about 50 students with special educational needs. Furthermore, there are 93 excelling and talented students. The school comprises around 69% Emirati student from the total number of the students,  as well as there is about 44 different nationality enrolled. The school has a staff holding qualifications ranging from bachelor's, master 's and PhD degrees .

The students in the  U.S. Curriculum distributed among four stages of study : kindergarten , primary school   (1-5) , middle school (6-8 ) and the High school ( 9-12 ) . Students are subjected to (proficiency test) CEPA and international assessment tools , such as : PISA, PIRLS, TIMSS , SAT , TOEFL

Dubai Modern Education School encourages rapprochement between people and considers cultural and religious multiplicity into acceptance and tolerance. The school prepares an annual event entitled “People cultures Forum”, since DMES believes in peaceful coexistence and respect for the rights of others.

Dubai Modern Education School is a pioneer in modern education, and is working to achieve the highest educational goals, in the contemporary society and linking their products to contribute it to the development the sustainable implementation of “Dubai  the Smart City”.