Al Hekma International School (AHIS) is a K-12 co-educational international school offering an American curriculum. AHIS is fully accredited by the North Central Association – Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA-CASI) in USA, and Qatar National Schools Accreditation (QNSA) for its commitment to the vision of achieving the principles of the education system in Qatar towards consistent School Improvement and Quality Assurance. AHIS was successful in opening its first branch Preschool-Grade 6 campus in Dafna in 2009, followed by Grade 1-9 campus in Maamoura in 2011, KG campus in 2013, and Grade 1-6 campus in Izghawa with more expansion plans in the near future in Qatar and neighboring GCC countries.
AHIS expertise extends to 3 decades back to 1985 when the first campus was launched in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The campus offers a co-educational American curriculum for grades PS-12 and is fully accredited by the Bahraini Ministry of Education, North Central Association (NCA-CASI), and the Middle States Association for Accreditation of Colleges & Schools (MSA) in the USA. AHIS is also affiliated with worldwide recognized educational institutions that provide professional development and support for improvement and growth such as NESA, NBOA, ASCD, PTC, and NAIS. AHIS caters to the needs of Qatar’s local and expat community by offering quality education meeting international standards. In the process of their growth, we offer our students a high quality of education enabling them to handle responsibility with determination and confidence. The students feel they belong to a big family, which cares for their well-being in a safe and nurturing environment. AHIS fosters good citizenship and leadership skills which help strengthen the student's identity and personality. Our programs help produce motivated, confident and strong individuals with life-long learning skills. Beyond academics, AHIS strives to instill in all students a positive attitude toward lifelong learning, an appreciation for cultural diversity and higher thinking and problem solving skills necessary to be successful in their future endeavors. Our approach is guided by respect for children’s individual differences, by recognition of their inherent capacity for growth, and by a commitment to plan activities that shape learning and provide opportunities for student success.
We challenge our students and inspire them to expand their thinking process. As our students begin to truly believe in themselves and their abilities, they develop the skills to succeed in school and life. Students are prepared for the 21st century with skills that support advancement in technology and critical thinking skills. Classrooms are fully equipped with interactive boards and technology access for all students in which they can explore interactive education using e-learning, tablets, ipads and mobile learning.