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American School of Doha aims to be the Best School in the Gulf

American School of Doha aims to be the Best School in the Gulf

Thinking of where to find the best education for your child in Qatar? Then the American School of Doha is the right school for you. Mr. Ghougassian founded it in 1988, the American School of Doha (ASD) which is located in Qatar has been offering the Advanced Placement Program (AP) And International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) programs which are internationally recognized.

Some of the courses under the AP program include Statistics, Biology, Calculus, Environmental Science, etc. while courses under IB program include SL and HL Mathematics, History, Economics, Visual Arts, Physics, etc.

American School of Doha has an amazing technology infrastructure put in place to cater for the needs of the school community. Some of these amazing infrastructures include computer labs and science labs that have access to high-speed internet, in fact, the whole school environment has access to Wi-Fi. Tablets are given to students in grade 9 through 12 while Apple MacBooks are given to students from grade six to eight.

Other infrastructures in ASD include but not limited to the transport services that ensure students are transported safely to and from all the school activities, a cafeteria that provides healthy lunches for all students, security to ensure the school community is safe at all times, an efficient finance office that guards all the school resources safely, and a Human resource department which ensures only the best teachers are recruited to ASD while also aiming to provide a conducive environment for working.

The world class facilities at ASD are second to none in the whole of Qatar. These services are put in place to ensure that all students at ASD are given the opportunity to grow holistically. Some of these facilities include swimming pool, gymnasium, library, stage and classroom.

ASD has other facilities which include the Arabic, French and Spanish classes that are taught by their native speakers, a counsellors office to guide the students and answer all their questions, a very big auditorium for students production, two nurse offices, weight and fitness room, a huge soccer pitch and the opportunity for students to participate in the regional school competitions through Middle East South Asia Conference (MESAC).

The school boasts of having around 220 faculty members from 17 different countries. About 77% of the faculty members are from North America while a whopping 60% of the teachers hold advanced degrees. The student community is made up of about 630 students in high school while 500 students are in upper elementary. The majority of the students are U.S. nationals followed by the Qatari nationals and then students from other nationalities.

Finally, another main reason why ASD is the best school in Qatar is the fact that many of its graduating students are accepted at very prestigious universities such as Harvard University, Columbia University, Yale University, Brown University, Stanford, and Northwestern University among others.

About American School of Doha

The American School of Doha is an independent, U.S. accredited, college preparatory school, committed to providing educational excellence, through a standards based, internationally enriched American curriculum, serving a multicultural student body.

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