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Arab International Academy

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CurriculumInternational
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 16
Yearly fees (G7): 42,000 ﷼
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 19 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: 42,000 ﷼
Address: AL Sadd Area, Sports Roundabout, Doha, Qatar
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Number of students

408

Number of nationalities represented in the school

33

Most common nationality

Qataris & Jordanian

Ratio of local students to international students

23.5%

Max. number of students per class

22 in KG and 25 for Grade 1 to 10

Average number of students per class

19

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, for the KG. At the KG and Elementary (Grades 1-5) there is a co-teacher in each grade

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

No, but we offer the language at different levels.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic- English and French

Use of technology in the classroom

Students use many applications on IPad and laptops for learning activities. Smart board is also used often.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

At the elementary level very little. At the Middle school yes.

Approximate hours of homework given

KG: No Homework
Grades 1- 2: 1 hour per week
Grades 3-5: 2 hours per week
Grades 6- 10: 4 hours per week

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes for some grades according to capacity.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Students applying for Kindergarten and Grade 1 go through assessment interview, older students should do Literacy, Math and writing tests in addition to the interview.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

According to Ministry of Education regulations new enrollments for residents should be don’t before mid of October, and for new comers from outside of Qatar before end of January , while moving students between schools in Qatar can be accepted until end of February.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes as long as registration is still open and their academic level is competitive .

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

We haven’t graduated any group yet.

External examinations or assessments available

We are planning on having them do the IB Diploma exams and the SAT.

Results in these examinations

No graduates yet.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Muslim Students learn Islamic Religion according to the regulations of the Ministry of Education

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

Non-Muslim Students take Arts or languages during that time.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, we have a department for learning support with specialists in it including speech therapists.

Learning support offered

The learning support team consists of learning support specialist and speech-language therapists. They have both native Arabic and English speakers for all the sessions they provide. The learning support team works in close collaboration with students, parents, teachers and all involved to develop an individualized education plan (IEP) tailored to meet the needs of each student they service. Their services can be provided by pull out sessions or in class support, depending on what is most beneficial for the student.

The learning support specialists assist students in reading, writing and math. They provide students with the basic building blocks to acquire the skills they need to succeed in their classes. The learning support specialist can help the student fill in missing gaps in their education.

The speech-language therapist addresses a student’s difficulty with communication.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Gifted students are also part of the learning support program. They receive the same services as above.

Student access to education psychologist

We have a counselor who has psychology background.

School start time

7:10 am

School finish time

2:35 pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, half an hour before and half an hour after.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

It varies from year to year according to the choices of students and parents. In general, football, basketball, IT, Gymnastic, French, Qur’an

School provided lunches

Yes, yet not obligatory.

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes according to parents request.

Sports facilities at the school

Football Court, Handball Court, Volley ball, Gymnasium and Basketball court.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, basketball and football

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