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About Us

QSI International School of Atyrau is a nonprofit institution that opened September 2007. It offers high-quality education in the English language for Pre-School students through Secondary IV students. Current enrollment is about 125 students. The primary purpose of the school is to meet the needs of children of expatriate families living in Atyrau. With the hope to facilitate continuing education similar to that of their home countries with a minimum of adjustment. The school is also available to Kazakh parents that want this type of education for their children.  

Why QSI Atyrau?​


QSI International School of Atyrau follows the Mastery Learning model of education. Students learn at a pace which allows them to develop a high level of proficiency (knowledge, skills, and competencies) in the curriculum that they are studying. This approach promotes academic rigor and academic success.

​Faculty and Staff

Mastery Learning at QSI International School of Atyrau is facilitated by a group of passionate and dedicated educators. Faculty members are certified and licensed in the core subjects that they teach, and many teachers hold advance degrees in education. 


Our modern, purpose built facilities include preschool, elementary, middle and secondary students. The school has a large gym, a full sized multipurpose athletic field and track, and multiple outside playgrounds.

​Health and Safety

The health and safety of our campus community is our main priority. QSI International School of Atyrau has a 24-hour security presence and is closed to public access. Our health clinic is staffed by a full time medical professional and the school follows effective COVID-19 protocols and guidelines.

​Student Services

QSI International School of Atyrau offers a variety of personalized services in order to enhance student growth and development including counseling services, learning support, and Intensive English classes. Our cafeteria offers food during the lunch time. 

​Student Life

Extracurricular and enrichment programs are an integral part of the student life experience at QSI International School of Atyrau. The focus of the program is to provide opportunities for student engagement, nurture leadership skills, increase teamwork, and promote positive group dynamics.


QSI International School of Atyrau is proud to celebrate the diversity of our campus community.  With support of our Parent Support Group - the school hosts events throughout the year including the Back to School Picnic, Fall Festival, Winter Concert, Literacy Week, International Day, Science Exhibition, Spring Concert, and End of Year Picnic.  


Founded in 2007 

61 students 

Average class: 10 

Grades: Pre-K to 12
3 years old to 18 years old


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This school is different because of its small yet welcoming community. It made me more open minded and knowledgeable. QSI has given me a new learning and social experiences that will stay with me in the future. QSI Student

We like especially the warm, friendly and caring atmosphere of QSI School in Atyrau and our children come home happily after school basically every day.  QSI Parent

I enjoy working with QSI because I value their holistic approach to providing learning experiences for students and emphasizing strong relationships.  I have wonderful support and encouragement to facilitate individualized learning opportunities that are outcome-based and not rushed by the calendar.  It's a great atmosphere!QSI Teacher