International Education

Miras International School, Astana

Kuishi Dina Street, 32, 34, Astana, 010009, Kazakhstan
Tel: (+50) 7172 369867
Fax: (+50) 7172 369868
Email: info@miras-astana. kz
Web site: www.miras-astana. kz


Head of School - Yelena Khamitova
Dean of Students - Adema Kasseinova
Deputy Head for Curriculum Development - Galina Bandurina
Secondary School Principal - Stephen Butlin
Primary School Principal - Christopher Tamplin

Full time:   8 men, 43 women
Part time:   1 men, 0 women
Nationalities:  9   CURRICULUM AND EXAMS:

:   National, MYP, PYP, IB

Age Range: 3-18
Total Enrolment: 374
Nationalities: 26
186 boys, 188 girls
Primary: 208
Secondary: 142
High: 24

Day only: tenge 1800000-tenge 4365000
Other Fees: entrance fee (Pre-school) 150000; entrance fee (School) 350000; IGCSE 50000
Miras International School serves the local and expanding expatriate community in northern Kazakhstan, through an English, Russian and Kazakh languages learning environment that focuses on the individual student and is suited to the needs of the whole community. The school was established in September 1999 as the Astana branch of the Nursultan Nazarbaev Educational Foundation, charged with developing a new model of education in Kazakhstan based on the national Kazakh Standards curriculum and the curricula of the International Baccalaureate Organization. The school is accredited by both the Council of International Schools and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
It is authorized to offer three IB programmes. The school is also certified to offer the IGCSE in Grades 9 & 10.
There are specialist-teaching areas for visual art and design technology, spacious music and dance rooms, Concert Hall at the heart of the school for assemblies and other performances. Annual fees include a full menu provided throughout the day in a state-of-the-art kitchen and cafeteria area.
There are also specialized support facilities for a full-time doctor, nurses, four educational psychologists and two speech therapists. Starting in September the school year is separated into two semesters, each of two terms.