The Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA) is a regulatory authority of the Government of Dubai. It is responsible for the growth, direction and quality of private education and learning in Dubai (from early childhood to adult learning).
The KHDA carries out annual inspections of schools. The results are published and accessible on the KHDA website. For the school year 2013/14 DISD was rated as “good”. In “attainment and progress in English” in Kindergarten and Secondary School as well as in “progress in Arabic” in Primary School DISD has been rated as “outstanding”.