Tuition Fees

Fees and Payments

We endeavour to make our payment process as easy as possible with a range of simple and straightforward payment options, as well as a clear, concise fee structure. You’ll find everything you need to know about our fees and payment process here. Of course, if you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Telephone: +974 4032 9000

Email: [email protected]

Current Fee Schedule 

All fees listed below are payable in advance of attendance and are assessed in accordance with the fee structure established by GEMS Education and approved by Qatar’s Ministry of Education (MOE).

Fee Details (all fees quoted are in Qatari Riyals) 

Grade Term 1 Payment Due: Sept 1 Term 2 Payment Due: Jan 3 Term 3 Payment Due: April 4 Yearly Fees*
Pre- K - KG2 15,140 10,005 10,005 35,150
1 17,980 11,760 11,760 41,500
2 18,560 12,195 12,195 42,950
3 19,060 12,195 12,195 43,450
4 20,140 13,005 13,005 46,150
5 20,680 13,410 13,410 47,500
6 21,200 13,800 13,800 48,800
7 - 9 23,600 15,450 15,450 54,500
10 - 12 25,660 16,995 16,995 59,650

*Includes Stationery & Books

Annual stationery fees are charged at 1,000 QAR per student per year.  Supplies are required.  Parents can opt to pay the stationery fee or commit to providing every item listed on the required stationery list prior to the start of the school year.  Please refer to the GAAQ Stationery List for the required items.

If a student joins the school during the course of the academic year, the school can charge tuition fees starting from the beginning of the month of enrollment.

Fee Discount

Sibling Discount: 25% (for the 4th child) and 50% discount (for the 5th child)

Referral Discount: GEMS American Academy Qatar parents can take advantage of our GEMS Ambassador Program/Refer-a-Friend Program!  If you are interested in earning a 4% fee discount for each child you refer that successfully enrolls into our school, then please complete our short form below to start this process.

GAAQ 4% Tuition Fee Discount Form

How Does It Work?  It’s simple.  Introduce a new family or friend to the GEMS American Academy community and earn back a minimum discount of 4% and up to 100% of your child’s annual tuition fee (if the referred student is successfully enrolled and attends our school).

There is no limit to the amount of students that you can refer!  This program continues to be a BIG success and we want to make sure that all of our families know about the opportunity.

For more information, please contact [email protected]

Re-Registration Deposit (Existing Students)

This deposit is payable at the time of enrollment to guarantee a place for the following academic year.  The re-registration deposit is deductible from the total tuition fees for the academic year.  This deposit is a non-refundable deposit.

Please note that students who are unable to be registered in the MOE’s system due to missing required document or students with an outstanding fee balance will not be able to re-enroll for the next academic year.

Payment Policies

The tuition fees are due prior to the start of the academic year and payable in advance of attendance at the start of each term.  Tuition fees will be invoiced from the time of admission to ensure that payments can be processed before the start of the term.  If your circumstances, change, it is essential that you contact us in advance of the deadline so that we can guide you on available options.  Please note that all tuition fees are in accordance with the fee structure established by GEMS Education under the guidance of Qatar’s Ministry of Education establish school fee framework.

Additional Notes

  • Once you have accepted a place at GEMS American Academy Qatar, payment of the non-refundable, one-time registration fee must be paid by the date provided from the Admissions office
    • Pre-K – KG2 Registration Fee = 3,200 QAR
    • Grades 1 – 12 Registration Fee = 3,500 QAR
  • Assessment Fee: 200 QAR
    • NO assessment fee for Pre-K, KG1 and KG2 students
  • Tuition fees are inclusive of, but not limited, books, paper (as deemed necessary by faculty) and the loan of standard textbooks.
  • There are no extra charges other than for breakages, loss of/or damage to books, field trips, external after school activities and/or for materials required for practical classes.

Payment Methods

The following methods of payment are accepted:

  • Cash
  • Credit card
  • Current or post-dated cheque
  • Wire transfer 
    • Please contact our Accounts department for bank details by emailing [email protected].
  • Online
    • To access the GEMS Parent Portal to pay your fees, please click here.
    • If you need your Username, please contact [email protected] to retrieve this information.

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