Doha
American, International curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

ACS Doha International School

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CurriculumAmerican, International
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate Yes
First year fees: 89,380 ﷼

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Number of students

940

Number of nationalities represented in the school

60

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

EAL at ACS Doha serves the needs of non-English speaking students – from beginners to advanced levels – enabling them to reach a sufficient degree of proficiency in the English language to participate fully in our mainstream classes.

Use of technology in the classroom

ACS offers a fully integrated mobile learning programme at every age.
The adoption of mobile technology empowers both students and teachers with greater access to ‘instant’ learning capabilities, both in and outside of the classroom. Immediate benefits include an increase in active teacher facilitation, as well as a significant rise in student engagement and participation. The longer-term advantages are as dynamic and as individual as the people who make up the global learning community.

The nature of learning has changed and ACS embraces the reality that mobile technology is at the core of a new educational experience. With iPads for Grades PK3 to 2, laptops for Grades 1 to 11, and a bring-your-own Mac laptop programme for Grades 6 to 11, ACS pursues excellence in areas that are relevant to a progressive education, and life in the wider world beyond.

Uniform required

No

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, American High School Diploma

School bus service available

No

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Learning Support programme is designed to help students with mild learning difficulties advance in a mainstream school environment. The goal of the programme is to build students' self-awareness, confidence, and independent study habits so they can succeed in their coursework.

Learning support offered

Key support services are delivered via a combination of: in-class inclusion for core academic classes, specialised small group instructional sessions in mathematics and literacy fundamentals, study hall.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The school offers clubs to students in Grades 1 to 8 for an hour after school one day per week. There are usually two sessions with different choices each session. Club sessions vary depending on interests and demand. Offerings can include cooking, kickball, chess, swimming, crafts, book club, school shop, games, multicultural club, green team, etc.

Sports activities included

Net games - Badminton, Volleyball and Table Tennis
Striking games - Football (soccer) and Rounders
Movement - Gymnastics and performance movement
Aquatics - Swimming, Personal Survival and Life Saving
Track & Field Athletics
Integrated Fitness Programme

Sports facilities at the school

Indoor swimming pool, a large modern sports hall, outdoor basketball court, and multipurpose external recreational area

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

ACS Doha is a co-ed, day school for ages 3 to 18, offering an Early Years Foundation, US-based curriculum and the prestigious IB MYP and IB Diploma.

Teaching approach of the school

ACS offers rigorous academic studies in English, mathematics, science, humanities, world languages, physical education and fine arts. The overall curriculum and instruction are based upon respect for individual learning styles, and understanding of the school's international student population.
ACS promotes high standards of scholarship, responsibility and citizenship in a supportive learning community. ACS success is built on the strong partnership between students, parents and staff in providing a positive and enjoyable educational experience.

Summary of prices and fees

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in QAR

Yearly fees: 84,622 ﷼
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: 4,758 ﷼
Total first year fees: 89,380 ﷼
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Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

School's webpage: www.acs-schools.com/acs-doha
Address: Al Oyoun Street Al Gharafa Doha Qatar