Tien Shan Educational Center

Tien Shan Educational Center (Tien Shan International School) is an international  school located near Almaty, Kazakhstan. We are a diverse body of 160 students, and offer a high-quality, English-medium character and academic education from Kindergarten through Grade 12.




Tien Shan was established in February 1995 by a group of families living in Almaty, Kazakhstan. TSIS was originally housed in a three-room apartment with a roll of 17 children, aged 6–12. Today TSIS serves over 80 families as a K–12 academic educational center.

The school was officially registered as Tien Shan Educational Center (Tien Shan International School) with the local authorities of Kazakhstan as a cooperative NGO in 1999. In November 2002, TSIS received an educational license for non-traditional schools from the Ministry of Commerce.