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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Maximum||25 students / class|
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|Number of students||
|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Most common nationality||
American, Canadian, British, Asian, Egyptian
|Ratio of local students to international students||
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
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.
|Max. number of students per class||
25 by the Ministry of Education in Qatar
|Use of technology in the classroom||
ACS offers a fully integrated mobile learning programme at every age.
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.
|External examinations or assessments available||
IB Diploma, American High School Diploma
|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.
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)||
|Students can join after academic year begins||
|School bus service available||
|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
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|Sports facilities at the school||
- 25-metre swimming pool and learners pool
|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.