The QSI International School of Chisinau is an independent, coeducational day school, which offers an educational program from prekindergarten through grade 10 for students of all nationalities. The School was founded in 1996. The school year comprises 3 terms extending from late August to mid June. The school is fully accredited K-9 by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
Organization: The School is under the administration of Quality Schools International. An Advisory Board of 6 to 10 members living in the Chisinau area assists the School in its operation.
Curriculum: The School offers an outcomes-based education with a curriculum similar to that of U.S. public and private schools. Instruction, leading to individual mastery, takes advantage of small class sizes and the diverse educational backgrounds of the students. Instruction is in English. Russian, Spanish, French, German, and Romanian are offered daily as elective foreign language for students ages 5-15 years old.
Faculty: In the 2011-2012 school year, there are 21 full-time and part-time faculty members.
Enrollment: At the beginning of the 2011-2012 school year, enrollment was 69 (PK-grade 10).
Facilities: The School's facilities are located in a quiet residential area in the northwest of Chisinau. They include 18 classrooms, a library, a gymnasium area, and an outside walled courtyard.
Finances: In the 2011-2012 school year, the School’s income derives from tuition. Annual tuition rates are as follows: 3-4 year old class: $4,200 for full day or $3,400 for partial day; Kdg.-grade 10: $17,400. An annual capital fund fee of $1,600 per student is required. The School also charges a one-time registration fee of $300. These fees are payable in U.S. dollars. (All fees are quoted in U.S. dollars.)