Our History
In February 1995 a group of volunteer workers founded Tien Shan International School (TSIS), legally registered as Tien Shan Educational Center. They aimed to meet the educational needs of their children with an emphasis on educational excellence and affordability. Tien Shan officially registered in 1999 with the Kazakhstan Ministry of Economics and received an educational license in 2002. TSIS is a member of both the  Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and the Council of International Schools (CIS). In April 2015, TSIS gained accreditation candidacy status with CIS. The school has completed its self-study in February of 2016 and was visited by the CIS accreditation visiting team in April 2016. On June1st, 2017, TSIS received accreditation status by the Council of International Schools.