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Middle East International School

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CurriculumAmerican
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Not public
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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
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school does not make their fees public.

Address: Al Maadeed St, Doha 269, Qatar
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Number of students

800

Number of nationalities represented in the school

60

Most common nationality

Egyptian students make up the majority of the population with 153 students or 18.3% of the total student population. Students from other Arab countries comprised 59% of the total student population.

Language support for students not fluent in English

English as a Second Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.
Homework on weekends is to be expected. Extended assignments and long-range projects will often require weekend work. Since tests may be given on Sunday, studying on Friday and Saturday may be necessary and should be expected.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Parent/student interview and admission test.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The student will be scheduled for a KG assessment or admission test (for grades 1 – 12). The admission test includes Reading, Language Usage, and Math, consisting of 25 items per section. The test may take approximately 1 to 2 hours.

External examinations or assessments available

Advanced Placement

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

No

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Gifted Program for a very select group of students who meet specific criteria based on MAP testing.

School start time

KG2 - KG3: 7:30 am
G1 - G12: 7:15 am

School finish time

KG2 - KG3: 12:30 pm
G1 - G12: 2:00 pm

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

MIS offers many clubs and activities.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education.

Sports facilities at the school

Soccer field.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Middle East International School is a private, co-ed, college preparatory PK-12 school using the American curriculum based on the Common Core Standards. Graduation from MIS prepares students to attend the finest colleges and universities around the world to pursue their dreams in fields of study that connect them with their passion

Teaching approach of the school

Based on the American curriculum, MIS specifically follows the K -12 California curriculum standards. The core subjects are Language Arts/English, Math, Science, Social Studies, and in addition to Foreign Language, a variety of non-core/Elective subjects like Music, Arts, Physical Education, Computer Studies are offered. The program also includes newly announced courses like Economics, Qatar History, Business Studies and Values Education. Early childhood care is consistent with the overall development of a preschooler, with teaching focused on the KG student needs. The American curriculum covers all lessons/materials in depth and MIS, being a college-preparatory school, prepares the student comprehensively, leading to a high school diploma upon completion of grade 12.

MIS does take into consideration the textbooks and supplementary educational materials from American publishers. It believes that the core curriculum should be the best. Extra-curricular activities in athletics and clubs, social and educational aspects also add to the growth of every learning child in school.

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