Compass%20International%20School%20Doha%20Expat%20Arrivals%20Themaid%20Campus%20Photo%201.pngPhysical address: Al Baihaqi Street, Building 34, Zone 32, Street 926, Madinat Khalifa, Doha (Madinat Khalifa Campus)
Telephone: +974 4034 9888
Gender: Co-educational
Teaching language: English, Arabic, French, Dutch
Ages: 3 to 18
Curriculum: International Primary Curriculum, English National Curriculum, Cambridge IGCSE, the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and A-Levels

What the school says

"Compass International School Doha is one of Qatar’s leading schools, providing the very best of British and international curricula for over 10 years. As part of premium education provider Nord Anglia Education, Compass International School Doha offers your child a truly unique international learning experience. 

"Compass International School Doha is more than a school. It is a thriving community where your child will become the best version of themselves and where they will see no limits to what they can achieve. Every child is encouraged to be ambitious in their learning and to exceed expectations.

"Each child is nurtured through personalised learning to build self-confidence and develop into ambitious learners and strong performers. We understand that it is important to develop social skills as well as academic success. Our students are inspired to think independently and critically, to evaluate and make judgments themselves and with their peers."


Children aged 3 to 18 are taught at the four campuses across Doha: Gharaffa, Madinat Khalifa, Rayyan and Themaid. The curricula offered at their campuses include the International Primary Curriculum, English National Curriculum, IGCSE, the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme and A-Levels. Vocation programmes (BTEC) will follow.

The main teaching language is English. They also offer Arabic for native speakers, an English/French Bilingual Programme at Rayyan Campus, a Dutch Language and Culture Programme for native Dutch speakers at Gharaffa Campus as well as Arabic, French and Spanish as foreign languages.

Nord Anglia Education, with more than 70 schools across 30 countries, has unique collaborations and links with world-renowned institutions such as The Juilliard School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), which offer students a wealth of innovative curricular experiences and will help your child connect with their future. The Nord Anglia Education Global Campus offers challenges, collaborations and worldwide experiences that will provide a host of benefits for your child and stimulate their natural curiosity to learn. Through the campus's collaboration with UNICEF, students are encouraged to research, develop and debate solutions to challenges facing society.


Fees for the 2022/2023 academic year range from 60,889 QAR (Primary at Rayyan Campus) to 68,342 QAR (Secondary at Madinat Khalifa and Themaid Campuses).

From the headmaster

"A very warm welcome to Compass International School Doha. We have four campuses placed at various locations across the city. We operate as one school with one vision. We offer continuous education to serve the needs of our students from their first steps in our Early Years programme through to their final graduation on their way to top universities across the world.

"The school is part of the Nord Anglia Education family of schools with over 70 partner schools across the world. We support our students to achieve more than they may have thought possible through our shared commitment to personalised learning, which is enhanced with unique global opportunities and collaborations with world-leading organisations such as The Juilliard School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and UNICEF. When combined with the outstanding teaching in our school, your child will succeed, thrive and enjoy learning with us.

"We believe there is no limit to what every student can achieve – academically, socially and personally. Our school will encourage your child to reach for their dreams and try something new in every aspect of their education.

"We take great pride in the care and support we offer children at the school. Our highly qualified teachers are committed to ensuring the best outcomes for your child and ensuring they are able to access the university and jobs of choice when graduating from the school.

"We invite you to explore our website and to visit our campuses to discover more about the excellent opportunities available for your children at Compass International School Doha. 

"If you have any questions, please contact us and we will be pleased to arrange for you to meet us in person so that we can show you why we are so proud of our students and our Compass Community."

From the parents

“Parents can rest assured that their child will receive a quality education in a supportive environment. Students and parents benefit from a strong sense of community and camaraderie.” 
– Parent of a primary student

“It is a school where children are happy. I firmly believe that emotional education is equally as important as the academic.”
– Parent of secondary student

“I love to see so much diversity in our child’s class, a great environment for our kids to experience.”
– Parent of a primary student 

“Compass brings out joy, love, friendship and, most of all, confidence among kids.”
– Parent of a primary student 

Further reading

►For more, see International Schools in Doha

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