Schools In Doha
There are many quality schools in Doha which conform to either the local Arabic or to the International curriculums such as British, American, Indian or French. For all expatriates who move to Qatar, the following schools are amongst the popular choices.
|Name||Curriculum||Location(s)||Catering to||Fees for Pre Primary||Fees for Primary||Fees for secondary||Fees for senior secondary school|
|Doha College||British||Al Waab, West Bay||3 years - 18 years||QR 50,000||QR 53500||QR 80,000||QR 86,000|
|Doha English Speaking School||British||Al Fajr Street||3 years - 11 years||QR 50,000||QR 60,000||NA||NA|
|Newton School||British||West Bay area, Lagoon area, D-Ring Road, Sports City street, Barwa City||3 years - 11 years||QR 46,000||QR 54,000||NA||NA|
|English Modern School||British||Al Messila||3 years - 6 years at Al Wakra and Al Khor, 3 years- 18 years at Doha||QR 25,500||QR 25,500||NA||NA|
|GEMS Wellington School||British||3 years - 14 years||QR 42,000||QR 44,000||QR 52,500||NA|
|Compass International School||Combination of British and IB||Rayyan, Gharaffa, Madinat Khalifa||3 years - 11 years at Rayyan and Gharaffa, 3-18 years at Madinat Khalifa||QR 64,000||QR 64,000||QR 68,500||NA|
|Qatar International School||British||United Nations Street||KS1-KS5||QR 19,500||QR 31,000||QR 39,000||QR 47,250|
|Doha British School||British,( IB Diploma Program in Sixth form)||Salwa Road South||3 years- 18 years||NA||NA||NA||NA|
|American School of Doha||American (IB Diploma in High School)||Al Bustan||3 years- 18 years||QR 47,000||QR 73,000||QR 90,000||QR 90,000|
|GEMS American Academy||American||Al Wakra||KG - Grade 9||QR 43,800||QR 50,000||QR 54,500||QR 60,000|
|Middle East International School||American||Al Maadeed Street||Pre K- grade 12||NA||NA||NA||NA|
|Lycee Voltaire||French||West Bay, Al Waab, Salwa Road||3 years - 11 years||NA||NA||NA||NA|
|DPS Modern Indian School||Indian CBSE||Al Wakra||3 yeas- 18 years||QR 10,400||QR 13,800||QR 17,300||QR 18,700|
|Birla Public School||Indian CBSE||Abu Hamour||3 years- 18 years||QR 8,000||QR 10,000||QR 12,000||QR 14,500|
|Philippine School Doha||Philippine||Al Messilah Area||K- Grade 12||QR 7,750||QR 8,350||QR 8,740||QR 9,220|
- >Doha College
InformationOne of the oldest British curriculum schools in Qatar, it operates under the sponsorship of the British Embassy on a not-for-profit basis.
School FacilitiesThe schools have all the facilities of a progressive international school- a well stocked library, playing field, science and IT labs etc. They also offer the Model United Nations (MUN), which is a simulation of the United Nations, gives students from Doha College the opportunity to develop their communication skills, their responsibility and their knowledge of current affairs.
- >Doha English Speaking School
InformationDESS was founded in 1981 and is considered one of the best schools in Doha under the British board system. Doha College and Doha English Speaking School (DESS) have entered into a formal agreement that serves to reserve school places for children from DESS, should they meet the entry requirements.
School FacilitiesEach classroom is equipped with Smartboards and desktop computers. They even resource each Year Group with individual laptops per child. Apart from having state-of-the-art ICT suites for teaching technology skills to the kids, the school also has a 20 metre, shaded swimming pool, library, cookery room, a customized gym, music room and a playing field.
- >Newton School
InformationFounded by physicists who were passionate about education, this chain of schools functions on the belief that every child must have access to good education
School FacilitiesSchool facilities include a Library, ICT room, a large Gymnasium, Music room as well as a swimming pool (swimming is included as part of the PE curriculum). There are also interactive whiteboards in each of the classrooms.
- >English Modern School
InformationEstablished in 1991, The English Modern School in Doha is a private, proprietary international school and is one of the Divisions of The Al-Muftah Group of Companies.
School FacilitiesEMS has spacious modern classrooms that are equipped with interactive whiteboards, internet access, LCD projectors, computers. In addition, there are five fully equipped science labs, three ICT computer labs, sports fields, an indoor Gym hall, large covered (shaded) play and teaching areas & swimming pool, and two on-site, catered cafeterias
- >GEMS Wellington School
- >Compass International School
InformationThe schools offer a combination of Global Classroom, IB Diploma, Sporting and Expressive Arts Programmes. CIS Madinat Khalifa offers a Dutch Programme for Dutch and Belgium families and helps native Dutch-speaking children develop their language skills and maintain a consistency of education with schools back home.
School FacilitiesThe schools lay emphasis on extra curricular activities as well like Sports (Football, track sports,Swimming, Tennis, Yoga Martial Arts etc) Art , Music and Culture (drawing and painting clubs,extra instrumental lessons after school including piano, drums, guitar) Hobby clubs (after- school activities including dancing, yoga, cross stitch, crotchet, fencing, swimming, mad science, Islamic studies, music theory, martial arts, little engineers, library club, Sailing, Reading Groups) etc.
- >Qatar International School
InformationQIS was founded in 1977 and is led and managed by British professionals
School FacilitiesThe school has excellent specialist facilities, which include science laboratories, ICT suites, a swimming pool, playing fields, and 2 large sports halls.
- >Doha British School
InformationOne of the most elite British curriculum schools in Doha
School FacilitiesThe school’s purpose built facilities have recently added a new Sixth Form wing, a second gymnasium and a new Primary wing housing Year 6 and Reception classes. Also have special Language rooms, Technology Workshops and modern Science and ICT suites and an indoor 20 metre Swimming Pool. The school also has a wider learning platform that includes MUN, Robotics, Extra curricular activities and "F1 in Schools"
- >American School of Doha
InformationASD is the most popular school in Doha that operates under the American learning system
School FacilitiesThe school is part of the Middle East South Asia Conference (MESAC) which is made up of similar international schools, and students participate yearly in Fine Arts Festivals that feature drama, visual arts, choir, and band. Itl is a member of the Association for Music in International Schools (AMIS), and participates in international MS and HS Music FestivalsTheir sports programs compete within QPPSSA (Qatar Private Primary School Sports Association), QUESS (Qatar United English Speaking Schools) and MESAC (Middle East South Asia Conference), as well as with local schools, universities and club teams in Doha
- >GEMS American Academy
InformationGEMS American Academy delivers a top level American curriculum based on the United States Common Core State Standards
School FacilitiesGEMS American Academy supports world class performances across a wide range of ages and activities by providing state-of-the-art facilities like Multi-Purpose Sports hall, separate rooms for Art, Music and Science, ICT suites, Football pitch, Library and Achievement Centre
- >Middle East International School
InformationThe Middle East International School is a private school first established in 1994.
School FacilitiesMIS offers students an expanded curriculum that could include electives and approved on-line courses not offered at MIS (i.e., Computer Science, Advance Placement (AP) courses/11 & 12 grades, SAT preparation, honor courses, Spanish, Chinese etc.).
- >Lycee Voltaire
InformationIt’s a private school that provides curriculum that meets the requirements of French Ministry of Education.
School FacilitiesThe school has a very strong academic focus and supplements by its various extra curricular activities by having international school trips, science and technology clubs, Olympiads,sports tournaments etc
- >DPS Modern Indian School
InformationOne of premier schools in Doha offering the CBSE curriculum, DPS operates on the TQE platform of imparting Total Quality Education
School FacilitiesThe school has an Olympic size Swimming Pool, state of the art Auditorium, Science and Technology Labs, Art room, Music room, and Canteen facilities etc
- >Birla Public School
InformationThe school founded in 2004 has 3 campuses one each for KG and Primary and a colossal purpose-built building for senior classes
School FacilitiesBPS boasts of interactive classrooms based on the e-learning platform, has a fully stocked library, modern lab facilities, Technology suite and a swimming pool
- >Philippine School Doha
InformationPhilippine School Doha was established in October 1992 to serve the educational needs of the children of the Filipino community in the State of Qatar
School FacilitiesThe School has a very dynamic Activity Centre and a School Guidance program. Students are encouraged to explore many extra curricular activities and sports via many regular events that form the schools activity calendar