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CityDoha
CurriculumAmerican
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Yearly fees: 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 22 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2024/2025.

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

887

Number of nationalities represented in the school

45

Most common nationality

Students with Arabic nationalities make up about 75% of our student population.

Ratio of local students to international students

The Qatari students are about 10-12% of our student population.

Native English speaking teachers

Our teachers are recruited primarily locally hired in Qatar, although we also recruit internationally as needed. Some are native speakers, some are non-native speakers but are proficient in English.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, additional sections for assistance are offered for both English and Arabic. In addition, teachers are generous with their time at lunch and after school to provide extra time for teaching and learning.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French and Arabic for non-speakers

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

22

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, teacher assistants are employed at the kindergarten and early elementary years to assist with instruction.

Use of technology in the classroom

Our vision is to integrate technology in the instructional programs.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes, MIS launched the use of Edmodo during COVID-19 and have recently transitioned to the use of Google Classroom as its learning platform.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Students of all faiths are welcome. MIS ensures that the Qatari Islamic values are respected. Islamic Studies is the subject that is offered to our Muslim students, in line with the local Ministry of Education's curriculum guidelines.

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

Students from MIS are diverse and, in line with our core values, staff work hard to ensure that any religion

External examinations or assessments available

SAT, ACT, MAP and the Ministry-mandated tests like PIRLS, PSAT and TIMSS.

Results in these examinations

Results in the past years have been very competitive, an indication that our students are able to perform well and, sometimes, even beyond international standards.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes. We encourage at least 1-2 hours of homework time daily, to enrich and reinforce what students have learned during the day.

Approximate hours of homework given

Students may need between 30-90 minutes to complete homework each evening.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, we have an SEN program. MIS believes in inclusion in mainstream classrooms. We keep our case load not more than 15 every school year to ensure that we are able to adequately provide for those students with special learning needs.

Learning support offered

Although the majority of the school are students who are mainstreamed, we do offer ample services for students with disabilities.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Our school extends their learning through differentiation and offers a variety of after school options.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, we do. We use MAP (Measure of Academic Progress) screening tests. Students are tested in English (reading and writing) and math.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The outcome of their admission test results, their previous school report cards and recommendations are all factors for consideration in the acceptance of a student. On as-needed basis, our section principal or Head of School may meet with a new student and their parents to discuss any conditional admissions.

Waiting list

Yes -- at most grade levels, namely in the elementary/middle school.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Registration is open through October in Qatar, and new student applications begin as early as March each year.

Students can join after academic year begins

As per Ministry of Education rules, MIS admits students.

School start time

7:15 a.m.

School finish time

1:55 p.m.

Supervised care before/after school

For a short time period before and after (i.e. 30 minutes)

School bus service available

Yes, in most areas of Qatar.

School provided lunches

A vendor offers a wide variety of choices for all lunches in our school canteen.

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

Yes

Uniform required

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Robotics, Model United Nations, Odyssey of the Mind, Destination Imagination, School Olympics Program, as well as various academic/recreational field trips.

Sports activities included

Yes, PE is offered twice a week for all students.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, including the School Olympics Program and other inter-school competitions.

Facilities at the school

MIS facilities also include a library, auditorium, robotics lab, computer labs, and science labs (Chemistry, Physics and Biology).

Sports facilities at the school

Indoor multi-purpose gymnasium, an outdoor soccer field and track.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Our students are exceptionally focused on academics, as this is a college preparatory school. The environment is safe and, as diverse as its culture may be, the overall wellbeing of every student is the priority of our staff. At least 85% of students re-enroll each year.

Teaching approach of the school

As with the American curriculum, teachers encourage critical thinking, problem solving and creativity in the classroom learning process.

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