Almaty International School
, a private non-profit institution that opened in September 1993, offers education in English for preschool (3-4 years), elementary, middle, and secondary students. The school year consists of 3 terms extending from late August until mid-June. The school, a purpose-built facility that opened in January 2003, is located on nearly seven hectares of land on the edge of Almaty
, the largest city in Kazakhstan
Students come from many different countries. South Korea, Afghanistan, Russia, Brazil, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Croatia, and the United States, just to name a few. The School offers a mastery-learning program with a curriculum similar to that of U.S. public and private schools. Instruction leading to individual mastery, takes advantage of small class sizes and the diverse educational backgrounds of the students. Instruction is in English. Students are required to speak English among each other and they learn many things by encountering many multiple and unfamiliar cultures. While instruction is in English, classes are provided in French, Spanish and Russian, and for Kazakh students instruction is given in Kazakh language. Students learn various subjects, including Literature, Ancient and Modern History, Mathematics, Biology, Geography, Chemistry, Technology and many more. AIS is accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
Between 2009 and 2011, the number of teachers at AIS slightly decreased. A... Read More