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School Contact Information

  • Tel: +7-495-231-4488 | Fax: +7-495-231-4475

  • E-mail: director@aas.ru | Website: www.aas.ru 

  • This Fact Sheet is intended to provide general information. For more information, contact A/OPR/OS (overseasschools@state.gov / +1-202-261-8200) or the school directly.

    The Regional Education Officer for this school is Mary Russman.

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The Anglo-American School of Moscow (AAS) was founded in 1949 as a diplomatic school as a part of the three Embassies, American, British, and Canadian.  Currently AAS is fully engaged in transitioning its diplomatic school status to more closely resemble other international schools across the globe, a local, not-for-profit, educational organization.  AAS is assisted by the founding embassies in collaboration with the Russian authorities to complete the transition while retaining AAS’ unique character that has developed over seven decades.

Organization: AAS currently offers an educational program from prekindergarten (four-year-olds) through grade 12. The school year is comprised of 4 quarters. The first day of school was August 24, 2021, and the last day of the school year is June 23, 2022. During the year students have a one-week fall break (November), a three-week winter break (December/January), a one-week February break, and a one-week spring break (April). AAS embraces distributed leadership and has a school wide leadership team that leads the school. This team includes the Director, Deputy Director, DFO, School Wide Directors, Division leadership, and Coordinators of Learning.

Curriculum: Students follow an international curriculum, which ensures a solid foundation in English/language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Russian, French or Spanish, art, music, drama, dance, swimming, and physical education are also included, varying by grade level and interest. The faculty empowers students to become active, forward-thinking learners. The high school provides a college-preparatory program leading to a high school diploma that can be supplemented with International Baccalaureate (IB) certificates or a full IB Diploma. Middle School bridges learning in these grades through an aligned ES to HS experience. The elementary school offers the IB Primary Years Program. Class size ranges from 16-22 students. The Student Support Services (S3) Department provides an inclusive PK through grade 12 multidisciplinary student support system that respects learner differences and facilitates attainment of AAS’s educational standards. Students with mild to moderate learning needs may be supported through the learning support, EAL, occupational therapy, and speech/language programs. The school is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) and is a member of AAIE, CIS, NAIS, and CEESA.

Faculty: In the 2021-2022 school year, AAS has 294 total staff including 127 teachers. All teaching staff must have an educational degree (minimum bachelor’s), teaching certificate in the area of instruction, minimum two years of full time teaching experience.

Enrollment: At the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year, enrollment was 822 (PK-5: 329, 6-8: 182, 9-12: 311).

Facilities: A purpose-built campus, located between a forest and a canal, was opened in August 2000. Instruction is extended through access to the wireless Internet throughout the school. Facilities include 85 dedicated classrooms in the elementary, middle, and high schools; three innovation labs, one in each division; four computer laboratories; five art rooms, six music rooms; a 630-seat theater, two black box theaters; an extensive library; two large gymnasia, an aquatics center with two swimming pools, an aerobics/dance studio, a state-of-the-art fitness center; three tennis courts; two artificial turf developmentally designed spaces to support physical growth at the elementary level, and two dining rooms.

Finances: In the 2021-2022 school year, the school’s income derives from tuition and other fees. Annual tuition rates are as follows: PK: $ 20,300; K-grade 2: $29,800; grades 3-5: $30,900 grades 6-8 $32,200 grades 9-10: $33,400: grades 11-12: $34,900. There is a one-time $10,000 capital fee on entry and annual fees for EAL $2,000, Speech &Language therapy $ 1000, Occupational therapy $ 2,250.  These fees include all books and materials for all grades. Supplies are also included for PK-grade 5. The school has a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy for students in grades 5-12 who must bring and use their own laptops (minimum specifications provided) during classroom instruction and integrated learning activities. (All fees are quoted in U.S. dollars.)

Special Needs: Download the Special Needs Profile (Special Needs Russia, Moscow) for this school to learn more about their capability to support students with exceptionalities.

This Fact Sheet is intended to provide general information. Prospective users of the schools may wish to inquire further of A/OPR/OS or contact the school directly for more specific and up-to-the-minute information. Information and statistics are current as of September 2021 and are provided by the school.

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