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Shirakatsy Lyceum International Scientific-Educational Complex

Shirakatsy Lyceum International Scientific-Educational Complex

35 Artem Mikoyan, 15 Mushegh Galshoyan, Yerevan 0079, Armenia

+374 10 640 102



Shirakatsy Lyceum International Scientific-Educational Complex
School type Coeducational Day
Founded 1990
Status Private
General Director Mr Ashot Alikhanyan
Language of Instruction English, Armenian
Co-ed Age Range 2-18
Number of pupils 1,010
Authorised IB Programmes IBDP, IBMYP, IBPYP
Diploma Coordinator Anna Stepanyan
MYP Coordinator Mane Gevorgyan
PYP Coordinator Tatevik Nalbandyan

"Shirakatsy Lyceum" International Scientific-Educational Complex, established in 1990 as a high school with a goal to provide a high standard curriculum with consideration of special needs of gifted and talented students, now offers three IB programmes - PYP, MYP, and DP - to 1000 students.

Our mission is to develop future leaders, intellectuals, and citizens respecting national and global human values.

Keeping our balanced philosophy, we address educational, social, health, and civic activism issues through our academic program, after school curriculum, supporting learning environment and infrastructure.

The school premises include kindergarten and primary schools situated near big campus for middle and high schools.


Our unique curriculum developed to meet individual needs of students to the greatest extent possible as well as implementation of the three IB programs in Armenia makes us one of the leading educational institutions in Armenia proven by awards received from national and international organizations. The academic program is built on national curriculum and addresses IB programmes’ standards and practices. Instruction of foreign languages is emphasized: along with Armenian, students learn Russian and English, German or French.

Professionalism and commitment of teachers and leadership result in high performance and successful career opportunities of our graduates in Armenia and abroad.

The Lyceum has a psychological center and laboratory to better address individual needs of students and offer a balanced and safe atmosphere.

After School Activities

The lyceum has developed a rich after school curriculum with a wide range activities, including after school clubs and summer program in its facility in Hankavan, a summer resort in Kotayk Province of Armenia.


Modern Science Laboratories, Library enriched with both print and electronic resources, indoor and outdoor sports areas, including tennis courts, support students' learning.

Well-equipped school cafeteria offers breakfast and lunch to all students.

School minibuses take the students and teachers from Yerevan and surrounding cities to school and back home.

Our graduates enter universities in Armenia and abroad with high levels of performance. Vast majority of graduates get full scholarships, while almost all receive partial support from universities or other institutions.

Shirakatsy Lyceum is a member of International Baccalaureates Schools Association of CIS Countries, Middle East International Baccalaureate Association of Schools, Union of IT Enterprises of Armenia, and a global member of the Round Square, a world-wide association of schools sharing unique and ambitious goals achieved by participating in community service, work projects, exchange programmes and adventuring.