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Posted On: 11 May 2016 10:14 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:16 pm

Your Guide to Schools in Doha

Anushay T.Khan
Anushay T.Khan
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The first thing that bothers us when we move cities or countries, is finding a new school for our kids. If you’re from the expatriate society here in Qatar, you may be wondering where to admit your child for the best possible education. We have sifted through a list of schools to make it easier for you to decide exactly which place to head to when it comes to enrolling your children. We believe it is one of the most crucial deciding points and we just wanted to be a part of it with you!

American School of Doha: Established in the year 1988, The American School of Doha is an independent US accredited school. The school follows an internationally enriched American curriculum and has a multicultural student base. Learning is given primary importance in this school but emphasis is no less on extracurricular activities and creativity.

Address: Al Bustan Street, E Ring Road, Al Waab


Park House English School: A private international school in Doha which was founded by Heather Brennan in 1994, Park House English School has expanded over the years and is currently located in Abu Hamour. With the tag line “First Choice for Discerning Parents” the school runs on “pride, honesty enthusiasm and success.”

Address: Abu Hamour


Doha College: One of the oldest school with a British curriculum in Doha, Doha College is considered to be one of the best international school in the Gulf region. With students from different nationalities, the school offers unique challenges both in and outside the classroom.

Address: New E Ring Road


Qatar Academy: A private institution that has co-education, the Qatar academy is a product of the Qatar Foundation. The school is an IB world that has IB diploma, PYP and MYP, making all your options open and easier to choose if this is the education you want your child to have.

Address: Al Luqta Street, Education City



Al Jazeera Academy: Al Jazeera academy is an international school that provides primary and secondary education to both genders in a separate and safe atmosphere. The school has three different learning environments and caters to each student with full attention. The academy started in 2002 and is for students from the age of 3 to 18 years.

Address: Mesaimeer


Qatar international School: This school follows the British curriculum and has IGCSE and A level system. The school is located in downtown Doha and accepts children from reception up till 13 years of age. The school is ideal for those who shift from countries that support the IGCSE system and they can hope to get transfer to this school.

Address United Nations Street


The Next Generation: TNG is devoted to promoting high standards in every form and giving the sufficient knowledge of Islam to its students. It caters to the students to acquire knowledge and develop a creative mindset in a competitive environment. From reception to O levels, this school is open to admission for the masses.

Address:Kumail Bin Zeyad Street



Compass International School: With a curriculum based on the British system, Compass International School also offers programs for native Dutch, Arabic, French and Spanish speakers. The school has three campuses in Madinat Khalifa, Gharaffa and Ryyan.

Address: Al Baihaqi Street


ACS Doha: With a strong vision to engage in a community, ACS Doha is all about an enriching international experience. They believe in promoting excellence through personal achievement and learning and start from early years up to a Diploma program. This co-educational school is all about giving an all-round experience with a US based curriculum.

Address: Al Oyoun Street, Al Gharafa


Drop us a note if you have more options that we can add to our list!