director: mr. Jon Routh
As the Director of Ashgabat International School, it is my privilege to welcome you to our school and website. Quality Schools International (QSI) is a non-proﬁt organization with 36 schools in 29 countries. Our school of almost 300 students, is located in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. We serve children from many countries through mastery learning with an American curriculum. In addition, we provide a place for families to connect and nurture relationships. QSI schools maintain high academic rigor with equal emphasis on the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and Success Orientations—in an accepting, friendly and supportive environment. AIS is a warm and welcoming, multi-cultural community. Our students, parents, teachers and support staff have one goal in mind . . . success for all!
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 Ashgabat 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.
- QSI Statement of Commitment to Child Protection
- QSI Graduate Studies Program
- QSI Code of Conduct
- Environmental Policy
- A Vision
- The Academic Program
- Outcome-Based Education
- QSI Education Model Summary
- The QSI Philosophy and Objectives
- QSI Diplomas
- Success Orientations
- Exit Outcomes Overview
- Mission Statement
- Core Beliefs of the QSI Educational Model
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.
This year’s Basketball Season here at AIS has reached its conclusion, with the boys and girls teams having participated in many games against local schools around Ashgabat. The Basketball teams improved drastically, both individually and as a team throughout…MORE
Our Educational Process
This year we have a brand-new Science Curriculum which focuses on S.T.E.M. and the importance of following the engineering process. I am thrilled to be using Next Gen materials and providing opportunities for students to wonder about and explore…MORE
The teachers, staff, and students at Ashgabat International School helped ease a big transition for my children when we moved here a few months into the school year. Small classes and the school philosophy allow for students to be seen and treated as individuals. Teachers recognize my children's strengths and ... Read more
I have been a student at AIS for the past three years, and this school has all but shaped and twisted me as a person – into a better one. Not only are our teachers and staff amicable and accepting, but they are also amazing mentors and love sharing absolutely ... Read more
Academics- AIS serves students from age 2 through Secondary 4 by offering a developmentally appropriate, yet rigorous curriculum including a selection of Advanced Placement classes. Success Orientations- Students at AIS are taught and practice using character traits that help them be successful in life, such as trustworthiness, responsibility, and group ... Read more