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Our school is designed for comfort and well-being, featuring modern facilities for sport, study and the arts. 
  • Indoor and outdoor sports facilities
  • Heated 25-meter swimming pool
  • Science labs for different ages
  • Art, dance, yoga and drama studios
  • Library and Media Center


DAIS has three libraries on campus – the Secondary Library, the Elementary Library, and the Bi-Lingual Library. Each library is a warm and welcoming space with robust collections of both print and non-print materials for students, faculty, staff, and families. We offer a range of digital resources to help students in school and at home. Our Libguides help students in the effective use of online databases, digital collections, digital magazines, and other electronic subscriptions.  

Design Labs 

The varied curricula of the Design Lab program are designed with a collective purpose – to create meaningful connections between students’ experiences as learners and their potential as lead innovators.  
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Secondary School d_lab 

The Secondary d_Lab (our name for the design space) was designed with project-focused learning in mind, providing flexible spaces which offer a broad array of tools to facilitate big ideas. The primary design space offers work areas for large groups; designed with the intent to offer a space for students – as well as faculty and the broader community – to participate in hands-on learning activities. Three specialty labs include a clean room for electronics prototyping, laser cutting and 3D printing, a structural materials shop for projects involving wood and metals, and a video studio. Whether coding a website, laser cutting gears for robotics or designing complex wooden furniture, the d_Lab programs offer students a chance to see their learning realized using tools they might find in any artistic, commercial or private creative space.  

Elementary School d_lab

For every student in the Elementary School, the new Design Program is structured to engage students in building skills, brainstorming, critical thinking, and design-based problem solving. The DAIS team designed and built an exceptional elementary d_Lab equipped with safety equipment, a wide variety of tools, modern digital media technology, and state-of-the-art 3D printers. Through hands- on activities, practical implementation and authentic experiences, this space will allow the young students of DAIS to exercise their communication and collaboration skills and develop into the ‘solutionaries’ of the future.