With the diversity of the population, schools in the private sector offer up to 23 curriculums, including Qatari, British, American, Indian, French, Egyptian and Swiss. If you are looking to enrolling your child for the next academic year, below is a listing of schools that are accepting applications.

ACS Doha International School

Curriculum: ACS Doha International School is a fully authorised and accredited IB World School, offering the renowned IB Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) from Grades 6-10 and the IB Diploma Programme (IBDP) in Grades 11 and 12.

ACS Doha also provides a rigorous American High School Diploma. The programmes ensure that the students will be prepared as successful world citizens, in both their future studies and in life beyond their education.

Admissions Procedure: Visit ACS  Doha International School’s website and complete the online application form. Pay QAR595 application fee, request teacher references and upload supporting documents.

Contact Information: +974 4000 9797, official website

Arab International Academy

Arab International Academy Doha Qatar

Curriculum:IB Diploma Programme, the Middle Years Programme and the Primary Years Program

Admissions Procedure:In order to start the admissions process for your child, you can fill the online application form and send the required documents to [email protected] Visit this link for more information.

Contact Information: +974 4041 4999, official website

Compass International School

Compass International School Doha Newsweek IB Noteworthy Schools 2019

Curriculum: International Primary Curriculum, English National Curriculum, and the IB diploma

Admissions Procedure: Subject to the availability of places and permission from the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, the school acceptsadmissions throughout the year. Get more details here.

Contact Information: +974 4034 9888, official website

Doha British School

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Curriculum: British Curriculum

Admissions Procedure: Get the admissions procedure here.

Contact Information: +974 4019 8000, official website

Doha College

Doha College

Curriculum: British Curriculum, (I)GCSES, AS and A levels are offered

Admissions Procedure: Get the admissions schedule here.

Visit the admission page for details on the application process. Applications will need to be submitted via the website at www.dohacollege.com/admissions.

Contact Information: +974 4407 6777, official website

Doha English Speaking School (DESS)

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Curriculum: British Curriculum

Admissions Procedure: The application process is open throughout the academic year however, at times they do have Waiting Lists in some Year Groups. If the Year Group you wish to apply for is open please complete the online application form and attach the required documentation as indicated. If a the Year Group Waitlist becomes too long we will close it for a short period of time until the Waitlist reduces; if the Waitlist you require currently shown as closed below please keep checking this page as it will be updated as soon as it reopens.

Contact Information: +974  4459 2750, official website

Hamilton International School

Hamilton International School Qatar

Curriculum:International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC) and International Primary Curriculum (IPC)

Admissions Procedure:Register your interest now for Pre-KG to Grade 5, and they will send you an application form. You can also contact their Admissions & Communications Manager, Samir Ahmed, with any questions on +974 5043 8885 or [email protected]. More details here.

Contact Information: +974  5043 8885, official website

International School of London Qatar (ISL Qatar)

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Curriculum: PYP: Early Childhood 1 – Grade 5, MYP: Grade 6 to Grade 10, DP: Grade 11 and Grade 12

Admissions Procedure: For the academic year 2019-2020, the admission department is accepting online applications throughout the year. Kindly contact the admission department Rima Danaf ([email protected]) and Elia Stefanou ([email protected]) for further information.

Contact Information: +974  4433 8600, official website

King’s College DohaStudents at King's College Doha Explore STEM Careers

Curriculum: Adapted British curriculum

Admissions Procedure: To apply for a place for your child at King’s College Doha complete the online application form. Once they receive your completed application form, you will be contacted to arrange an assessment for your child. Assessments are by appointment only and require specific documents to be uploaded via the online application, along with a non-refundable application fee of QAR500. Get more information here.

Contact Information: +974 4496 5888 , official website

Newton International School

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Curriculum: British Curriculum, (I)GCSES, AS and A levels are offered

Admissions Procedure: Admission is based on past school records, entrance assessment, and in some cases, an interview and an English proficiency test. Newton International School admits qualified students on a first come, first serve basis.

Access the admission form here.

Contact Information: +974  4493 5507, official website

Nord Anglia International School Qatar (NAISAK)

Curriculum: British Curriculum

Admissions Procedure: Get the admission procedure information here.

Contact Information: +974  4437 9660, official website

Qatar-Finland International School

Qatar FInland International School Qatar

Curriculum: The first Finnish International School in Qatar, powered by EduCluster Finland.

Admissions Procedure: The school welcomes student applications all year round. Provision of Grade 10 studies will begin in September 2019.

Contact Information:  +974 4012 7890, official website

SEK International School Qatar

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Curriculum: IB (International Baccalaureate)

Admissions Procedure: Get the admission information here.

Contact Information:  +974 4012 7633, official website

Swiss International School Qatar (SISQ)

Curriculum: SISQ follows the IB curriculum for Primary (PK1 to Grade 5) and Secondary (Grade 6 to Grade 12).

Admissions Procedure: SISQ is currently accepting applications for September 2019 for children from the age of 3 to 17 years (PK1 to Grade 11). They also accept applications for families moving to Doha this academic year.

Families who wish to apply for a place for their child at SISQ are required to submit an application form accompanied by required documentation, and an application fee of QAR500.

Every applicant needs to provide the ‘core documents’ mentioned here. Applicants may also need to provide additional documents in accordance with Qatari Residents Status. These should be submitted with your application form as outlined here.

Contact Information:  +974 4036 3131, official website

The Royal Grammar School, Guildford


Curriculum: Follows a bespoke British curriculum, developed at RGS Guildford, which is designed to challenge and inspire children to make the most of their talents and to nurture a lifelong love of learning.

Admissions Procedure

The RGS is academically selective and the language of instruction is English for most lessons. As such admissions are by assessment only and the Admissions Office is open throughout the year. A guide to their admissions criteria can be found on the official website.

Contact Information:  +974 4036 0450, official website