International Schools in Tehran: Tehran Russian School

Российская школа в Тегеране

Are you moving to Tehran with kids? Which international schools are there in the city? Living in Tehran can guide you in the right direction and give you tips according to your living accommodation in the town.

Neauphle-le-Chateau Russian School Tehran

Neauphle-le-Chateau Russian School is the only Russian-language school in the country teaching children from kindergarten to high school level the entire Russian state curriculum.

The establishment is one of the oldest foreign-run schools in the Iranian capital; it was initially founded in 1954 as a primary school with secondary education being added in 1995.

The school is not-for-profit and welcomes children from all countries. Currently, the majority students are from Russia and Commonwealth of Independent (CIS) States countries. The school is operated within the Russian Embassy in central Tehran and offers an educated under license from the Russian state system.

According to information on the school’s website, formal education starts from age 6/7 in classes of around 12 students. In year one lessons children learn to count up to 10 in Russian, problem solving, pure mathematics. Also, children learn speech, simple reading and learn to talk about their families and lives.

The school teaches children up to 11th grade with testing conducted by state authorities (Рособрнадзор). Although the classroom teaches primarily in Russian, other languages including French and English are also part of the current curriculum.


The school certifications are all officially presented by the Russian Education and Science Ministry in Moscow up to the age of 16 provided under the jurisdiction of the Moscow-based ministry.


According to the website each term costs $170, however, we cannot verify this is the current price due to the age of the school website. The school states there are discounts for embassy staff of Russia and other countries.



(number of training weeks)

Semesters Ending  
1 03/09/17 11/02/17 9 weeks
2 11/12/17 29/12/17 7 weeks
3 14/01/18 15/03/18 9 weeks
4 03/25/18 24/05/18 9 weeks

2) Duration of vacations during the school year:  

  Start date of the vacation End date of the vacation Duration in days
Autumn 11/03/2017 11/11/2017 9 days
Winter 12/30/2017 01/13/2018 15 days
Spring 03/16/2018 03/24/2018 9   days
Summer 05/25/2018 August 31, 2018 98 days



Contact Details

Embassy of the Russian Federation
39 Neauphle-le-Chateau St., 39
Tehran, Iran
Tel: +98 21 6670 14 78

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