What is the availability of international schools? What has been your general experience with them, if any?

Our children attend the QSI international school. Class sizes are quite small and at the younger grades we have been happy. - Jun 2020

There are several schools: QSI very near the embassy; The New School, an international school above the center of town, the Georgian-American school (high school) near Lisi Lake that is mostly for elite Georgians; the British-Georgian school also near Lisi Lake, and I believe there is a French and a German school as well. I worked at QSI for a year. Nice community, wonderful place for younger kids, but high school's mastery system has pluses and minuses for high school students. Still, lots of AP courses are offered and standardized testing offered as well. Dedicated teachers. - Jan 2019

We sent our kids to an international preschool, but the QSI school (which accepts money from the Embassy) was pretty well regarded. It had small classes, decent instruction and good after-school options. - Feb 2017

I do not know much about the international school, my kids are grown and gone. Others seem happy enough. - May 2016

QSI and the Georgian British Academy. We had two boys at the QSI and we were pretty happy with the teachers. We had friends that worked at the Georgian British Academy, which was becoming an up and coming choice. By the time we left, there was shift starting towards GBA. - Jul 2014

Most American families send their kids to QSI in Zurgovani; the New School (which offers IB), and theFrench and British schools are also options. - Oct 2011

There are a couple schools to choose from, Quality School International, French School & New School. - Sep 2011

None yet, but most people recommend the French school, the German school, or QSI (the American school). QSI is so expensive that almost no Georgians go there, so it's probably best to send your children to the French school where they learn French, English and Georgian, and also have your kids mingle with other Georgians as well as foreigners. - Apr 2011

QSI is the school attended by many embassy kids. Education and management are good. It's closest to the embassy. The New School is attended by those who don't want to follow the crowd. New School is certified in the International Baccalaureate program and costs significantly less than QSI.I prefer New School for my child. - Jun 2010

QSI is a decent school but pretty small. Good student-to-teacher ratio, but recruiting maybe a challenge for them, so some teachers are better than others. - Oct 2009

I saw the new QSI school being built--decent construction standards. - Jan 2009

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