director: dr. Jason W. Craig
For the past 25 years, AIS has been a fixture in the international community of Almaty. Our families expect a rigorous, high quality educational program to prepare for the challenges of an ever-changing global environment. Our students have achieved tremendous success over the years and have been accepted to the top colleges and universities around the world. Offerings like the Advanced Placement (AP) Capstone Diploma Program help distinguish our students in a competitive academic environment.
The Middle States Association is a worldwide leader in accreditation and school improvement. For over 125 years, Middle States has been helping school leaders establish and reach their goals, develop strategic plans, promote staff development and advance student achievement.
The Almaty International School has been accredited by the Middle States Association since 1999. The school maintains its accreditation with MSA through a continual process of identifying areas for growth and implementing a community supported action plan to push the boundaries of success and achievement in those areas.
What is Mastery Learning?
Mastery Learning is an educational approach in which students must achieve mastery of a subject before moving forward to learn subsequent information about that subject; learning builds on established understanding. Students are given the time and support they need to reach mastery.
We’re All In This Together: The Production of High School Musical at AIS
I joined the QSI, Almaty family last year when I was hired as vocal and elementary music specialist. It was my first full year of teaching and it truly was a year of firsts. I was just beginning to…MORE
Speech and Debate at AIS: Fulfilling a Dream
On the first day of school, an eager 12-year-old student came to my room and asked, “Will you be leading the debate club this year?” I had been assigned to the classroom that the departing debate club coach had…MORE
Science at Almaty International School
The science department at AIS is a very well equipped and modern faculty. With the implementation of the new NGSS curriculum in September 2018, to which the QSI curriculum is aligned too, students are encouraged to do and explore,…MORE
It’s a great QSI school! lots of activities, and opportunities! you also get to socialize with many different people from around the world on top of that, excellent teachers and classes
The best school in Almaty with caring and highly qualified teachers! Administration is anticipating and easily adopts a forward-looking approach. School has rich material basis and provides vital security, logistical and technical support. My child is highly motivated to study and socialize within AIS-QSI community!
I've worked at AIS for 3 years now, but I am also a parent with students enrolled in this school. I've seen the positive changes taking place here and I think AIS does a great job preparing our students! Proud to be an AIS parent!