Address: PO Box 22090, Doha, Qatar
Telephone: + 974 4459 1500
Teaching Language: English
Age: 3 to 18
The American School of Doha was founded in 1988 as the American International School but changed its name in 1997. To accommodate a growing student body, the school moved to expanded, purpose-built facilities in 2009 and now has about 2,000 students of about 80 nationalities. The campus has Wi-Fi, computer labs and ceiling-mounted LCD projectors in each classroom. There is also a double gym, a fitness centre, an indoor pool, a theatre, two libraries, a full soccer pitch and a 400-metre track. The school offers a number of extra-curricular sports including basketball, badminton, climbing, soccer, tennis, softball, baseball and swimming, as well as a fine arts club, a band and a choir, and a forensics club.
What the school says
“The American School of Doha (ASD) is committed to the intellectual and personal development of our students, inspiring and empowering them to become positive, active global citizens. This is our mission that we strive daily to achieve in every aspect of the school. ASD’s impressive physical plant provides a backdrop for student learning of the highest calibre. Technology, music, art, physical education, theatre, library, classroom and common spaces all communicate a message that learning is the core purpose and highly valued at ASD. The diversity of our students provides limitless opportunities to foster international-mindedness and cross-cultural understanding.”
The school follows an American curriculum based on the AERO (American Education Reaches Out) programme as well as international best practice.
The school is in Al Bustan Street in the Al Waab/South Al Soudan District, SW Quadrant. It is about 15 minutes from central Doha.
From the head teacher
“The school’s mission and vision, administrative team and staff, facility and setting, and involved parents, all provide expertise, resources and a foundation for an acclaimed school for students. The American School of Doha provides the optimal environment for learning and understanding change in the 21st century. What better place and time to educate the finest global leaders of tomorrow? We welcome you to ASD! ”
– Deborah Welch, Director