Schools in Qatar

Schools in Qatar

There are over a 100 schools in Qatar, comprising independent, private and international schools. We list a few of the popular ones that you may want to consider.

  • International school of London Qatar

    Founded in 2008 as part of the Outstanding Schools initiative started by Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al Missned and implemented by the Supreme Education Council, ISL Qatar is authorised to offer the IB Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes.
    Students’ cultural and linguistic identities are valued and nurtured through ISL’s international curriculum and mother tongue programmes. Supporting mother tongue language literacy is central to the ISL Mission. Current home languages offered include Arabic, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Malay, Korean, Hungarian, Portuguese and Spanish. Languages are offered depending on need and availability of a suitable teacher.
    Phone:  +974 44338600
    Location: North Duhail, Doha
    Postal Address: P.O. Box 18511, Doha, Qatar

  • Compass International School – Madinat Khalifa

    Founded in 2010, with students from up to 60 different nationalities starting from year 1 through to year 13.

    In Primary years we follow the International Primary Curriculum, which allows young children to explore the wonders of reading and mathematics, as well as art, history, geography, music, sport, technology and science.

    In Lower Secondary the students follow the English National Curriculum which enables students to confidently transition from primary education to the IGCSE, and develops the skills and confidence your child will need to thrive.

    Upper Secondary follow the IGCSE which are built on a number of core subjects such as mathematics and English, while they will also tackle biology, chemistry and physics. This allows the students to further their studies for the IB Diploma which is valued by universities around the world.

    The campus includes a sports hall, a swimming pool, a football pitch, an art and design department and music centre.



  • Qatar Academy

    This IB World School offers a dynamic curriculum through Primary, Middle Year and IB Diploma programs, that is coupled with community and service programs, experiential education, and extra-curricular activities. The school features science laboratories and art studios, a 250-seat auditorium and a 50m, Olympic-sized swimming pool, among other world-class facilities.

    Phone: +974 4454 2000
    Location: Garafat Al Rayyan and Dukhan Highway
    Postal Address:  PO Box 1129, Doha, Qatar

  • The Phoenix Private School

    The Phoenix Private School follows the National Curriculum of England and Wales and accepts children aged 3 to 14 years. It offers small class sizes to ensure that students receive the educational attention that they deserve. The school has an intensive after-school enrichment program to support and promote social learning and exercise.
    Phone:  +974 44420844/66328091
    Location: PPS, Building no. 16, Zone 43, Street 775, Al Afnan Street, Mamoura
    Postal Address: P.O. Box 201886, Doha, Qatar 

  • Q.F.I. School

    Qatar-Finland International School offers unique high-quality education based on modern pedagogical approaches and methodologies having its roots in the long-term educational development of Finnish education system. The best elements of the Finnish education system are adapted to Qatari and international context. At Q.F.I. School highly qualified Master’s level educational experts who possess solid subject matter expertise combined with strong pedagogical knowledge and skills conduct educational activities.
    Open admission for 2015-2016 Academic Year: 5 to 11 year-old children | Grade 0 – Grade 6
    Facebook: Qatar-Finland International School
    Twitter: @QFISchool
    T: Admissions / Info: 4012 7888
    T: Administration: 4012 7895

  • Doha British School

    Doha British School is a premier English National Curriculum international school in Qatar. We celebrate cultural diversity and currently have 1800 students on roll at two modern campuses in Ain Khaled and Wakra. Students follow the National Curriculum until Year 11 when they sit IGCEs. The Sixth Form offer the IB Diploma Programme or AS Levels.
    P.O. Box 6142, Doha, Qatar
    Phone: 4019 8000 / 4019 8080
    Fax: 4450 2235
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  • Doha College

    One of the oldest British curriculum schools in Qatar, Doha College is home to 1,200 students aged between 3 and 18 years, who represent over 50 nationalities. Alongside academics, the college also offers a diverse extracurricular programme which includes International Award, Model United Nations, debating, sport, music and drama as well as local and international trips. There school has two campuses, one in West Bay and the other in Al Waab.
    Phone: +974 4407 6777
    Location: Al Bustan Street, Doha, Qatar
    Postal Address: PO Box 5404, Doha (Primary School) and PO Box 7506 (Secondary School)

  • Al-Maha English School

    This school teaches the British National curriculum alongside the National Arabic and Islamic Studies curriculum of Qatar. The school is registered as a British school in the UK and is an affiliated member of Cambridge University of London. It has separate facilities for boys and girls.
    Phone: +974 4444 0122/ 4428 0777
    Location: Near the intersection of E Industrial Street and Khaled Bin Ahmed Street
    Postal Address: PO Box 201870 Doha, Qatar 

  • Park House English School

    Park House hosts students from 64 different nationalities starting from the nursery level and up to year 13. The school follows the National Curriculum of England for Years 1-9, while Years 10 and 11 follow the IGCSE courses. In Years 12 and 13 students will have to answer AS/A2 examinations. The campus includes a sports center, a 25-metre swimming pool, a football pitch, an art department, a music center and a common room.
    Phone: +974 4468 3800
    Location: Adjacent to Pakistan Education Centre, Abu Hamour, Doha, Qatar
    Postal Address: PO Box 22215 Doha, Qatar

  • Doha English Speaking School

    The Doha English Speaking School, also commonly referred to as DESS, was officially founded in 1981 but its roots go up to a decade earlier, when an English primary school was first built to cater to British children. The school follows the National Curriculum of England, based on which students are divided into 'Key Stages' covering education from Nursery through to Year 11. Foundation Stage consists of Nursery and Reception, Key Stage 1 covers Years 1 and 2, Key Stage 2 covers Years 3 – 6. The school features an adventure playground, gymnasia, a playing field, a library, a cookery room, a music room and a swimming pool, among other amenities.
    Phone: +974 4459 2750
    Location: Al Maarri Street, Fereej Klaib, Doha, Qatar
    Postal Address: PO Box 7660 Doha, Qatar