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

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One of the oldest British curriculum schools in Qatar, it operates under the sponsorship of the British Embassy on a not-for-profit basis.

School Facilities

The 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

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DESS 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 Facilities

Each 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

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Founded 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 Facilities

School 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

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Established 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 Facilities

EMS 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

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>Compass International School

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The 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 Facilities

The 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

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QIS was founded in 1977 and is led and managed by British professionals

School Facilities

The school has excellent specialist facilities, which include science laboratories, ICT suites, a swimming pool, playing fields, and 2 large sports halls.
>Doha British School

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One of the most elite British curriculum schools in Doha

School Facilities

The 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

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ASD is the most popular school in Doha that operates under the American learning system

School Facilities

The 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

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GEMS American Academy delivers a top level American curriculum based on the United States Common Core State Standards

School Facilities

GEMS 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

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The Middle East International School is a private school first established in 1994.

School Facilities

MIS 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

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It’s a private school that provides curriculum that meets the requirements of French Ministry of Education.

School Facilities

The 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

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One of premier schools in Doha offering the CBSE curriculum, DPS operates on the TQE platform of imparting Total Quality Education

School Facilities

The 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

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The school founded in 2004 has 3 campuses one each for KG and Primary and a colossal purpose-built building for senior classes

School Facilities

BPS 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

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Philippine 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 Facilities

The 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