The secondary program at QSI Yerevan prepares students for colleges and universities in the United States or across the globe. Classes are individualized, closely monitored, and supervised on campus. The rigorous academic program offers a well-rounded educational program that consists of Mathematics, Science (Biology, Physics, and Chemistry), World Cultural Studies, History, Economics, Literature, Writing, Art, Music, Physical Education, Foreign Language, and Technology. Each student is required to complete a year-long research project in the last year of their Secondary program. Secondary students may attain an Advanced Placement (AP) Capstone Diploma. Students receive the support needed to prepare for the demands of college, receiving guidance on careers, college entrance requirements, and SAT test preparation. Beyond academics, secondary students are encouraged to engage in a wide-range of extracurricular activities, as well as student-oriented service learning projects.
QSIY's Secondary program offers an academically rigorous environment in which students are challenged to meet their individual learning goals, with an array of academic programs designed to suit the needs of every student, including the Advanced Placement Capstone Diploma, as well as the QSIY diploma.
QSIY graduates have attended prestigious universities such as:
- Princeton University (US)
- Columbia University (US)
- Boston University (US)
- Brown University (US)
- Cambridge University (UK)
- Concordia University (Can)
- Fordham University (US)
- George Washington University (US)
- Georgia Institute of Technology (US)
- McGill University (Can)
- McMaster University (Can)
- New York University (US)
- Pepperdine University (US)
- Rochester Institute of Technology (US)
- Art Institute of Chicago (US)
- University of Amsterdam (NL)
- University of California, Berkeley (US)
- University of Southern California (US)
...and many more!
There is a lot going on in secondary science lab. Whether it’s Physical Science, Biology, Physics, Chemistry or Environmental Science, students learn not to fear challenge and are encouraged to explore. Students learn science by actively engaging in the practices of science, including conducting investigations; making sense of data, sharing ideas with peers in different ways; and creating representations of phenomena. All these courses are connected, and they build toward more sophisticated understanding and practices.
Many students participated in the STEM Week Upcycling Challenge. There was a great variety of entries, and students enjoyed seeing what others had created. Projects ranged from candy-wrapper curtains to plastic bottle flowers, an amusement park, and a bowl made of cutlery. It was wonderful to see both the enthusiasm and creativity our students have!
- 21st Century Skills
Softball is one of the ten-team sports that we learn during our physical education classes. It is a very funny and entertaining sport discipline that students enjoy playing. It demands agility, coordination, and speed. At QSI Yerevan we give a variety of options to our students to explore new games face new challenges.