Vision, Mission and Philosophy
The staff and educators at the Aga Khan School Osh strive to create a positive and productive environment that enables pupils to balance academic demands, sporting activities and cultural events as well as community life.
Admission is based on merit determined by primary education results, admission tests and an interview. Students with a good achievement in all their subjects are eligible to apply. The admission test is based upon the current national curriculum syllabi for math, general knowledge and Kyrgyz, Russian and English languages.
Families are eligible for financial aid based on their circumstances, economic or otherwise. For more information, families should contact the School Director through a written request.
Each year, the Aga Khan School, Osh also provides admissions for study into Grades 10 – 11, for the top students from the seven districts of Osh Oblast. Each year in April-May, a written assessment is carried out with all eligible candidates, and selected students are also eligible for financial support to cover tuition fees and living allowances.
Q: Is the Aga Khan School a religious school?
A: No. In fact, the School is non-denominational. Children from a variety of religious backgrounds and nationalities are welcome. Admission is based on merit.
Q: Why study at an Aga Khan School?
A: The School provides not only state-of-the-art facilities and equipment but also a child-centered approach to education that combines national and international best practices in education.
Q: After successfully completing their studies, where do your students go?
A: Graduates may study at universities in Osh in the Kyrgyz Republic and eventually at the upcoming University of Central Asia, which will have a campus in Khorog, Tajikistan. Also, the School prepares its graduates for access to institutions worldwide.
Q: Do you provide textbooks?
A: Yes, the School provides all textbooks.
Q: Do you provide canteen services?
A: Yes, a privately managed company provides hot meals in the cafeteria.
Q: What if we cannot afford to pay my child's school fees?
A: Financial assistance is available and is based on need and merit.
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Q: Does the School have an Internet facility?
A: Yes, students can access the Internet in the Computer labs and Learning Resource Centre.
Q: Are there classes conducted on Saturdays?
A: There are no lessons on Saturdays. However, teachers are often in the School for professional development and other activities.
Q: What is the difference between the School and other state schools?
A: The School enriches the curricula in the following areas: the languages, Math, Sciences, Information Technology and the Fine Arts. The School's language classes are split in to smaller groups with more resources allocated to these subjects. In some cases, more periods of instruction are conducted. Occasionally, co-curricular time is used to provide additional lessons.