GEMS American Academy Qatar (GAAQ) is part of the GEMS Education family, a network of international schools worldwide that offers students the highest standard of education. As a GEMS Education school, we embody the GEMS core concepts of: leading through innovation, pursuing excellence, growing by learning and global citizenship.
GEMS American Academy Qatar offers our multi-cultural student body a rigorous American curriculum from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12. In addition to U.S. common core standards-based academics that culminate with the Advanced Placement (AP) program, we also provide a robust extra-curricular program to support the development of the whole child.
Our school, which is located in Al Wakra, Qatar, is a state-of-the-art center of inspirational learning that enables students to make decisions independently, solve problems effectively and interact positively with tolerance.
We firmly believe that education is about overall student development and, as a GEMS international school community, we promote growth through learning, global citizenship, the pursuit of excellence, and leadership through innovation.
At GAAQ, we have developed our core values and learning principles to empower students to attain their goals and to become successful citizens of our global community. These core values are respect, innovation, leadership, purpose and tenacity. Additionally, our learning principles are developing healthy connections, goals first, authentic assessment and constructive feedback, effective use of time and nurturing independence and inquiry.
Admissions now open for Pre-KG to Grade 12.