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What we offer

Our main area of focus is mental arithmetic. But there are others. Select a section of your interest below.

Mental arithmetic

Speed reading



Briefly about us

Since 2013 “ISMA” International School is successfully working on the market of supplementary educational services. Today “ISMA” is one of the largest networks of mental arithmetic schools in CIS. Over 15 000 children study in our 150 centers in 8 countries. Our students successfully take part at international contests on mental arithmetic, held by the largest mental arithmetic associations in the world. And all this became possible owing to an efficient unique developed methodology, which is unrivaled throughout the world.

Training of mental arithmetic by the “ISMA” methodology takes into account requirements of school, peculiarities of mentality and psychology of our children, which enables achieving excellent results not only in mental arithmetic, but also significantly increasing general academic progress at school. Besides, knowledge and skills of children, who are learning mental arithmetic by the “ISMA” methodology, conform to the requirements of largest world mental arithmetic associations.

We do not rest on our laurels, and continue going ahead, broadening our proposals for parents and children in the field of intellectual children development.

Thanks to permanent creative search, improvement of own teaching methodologies, use of new technics and approaches in training, author’s methodologies of “High Speed Reading”and “Calligraphy”programs were added to the line of products proposed by us in 2017.

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Our achievements

We are not at a stop and constantly developing

– we have a lot to be proud of.





15 000



qualified teachers


held Olympiads

Our advantages

Author's methodologies

Programs of “ISMA”International school were drawn up with due regard to territorial, age and psychological peculiarities of children. Experience of largest international schools of mental arithmetic, high speed reading and calligraphy, as well as effective ideas and rich own experience of the author of the methodology in children teaching form the basis for it.

Creative approach

Every our lesson is unique, as it contains different types of activity, interesting for a specific age group of students. We get familiarized our the most little students with mental arithmetic, high speed reading or calligraphy in a game process, but with students of older age we use elements of competitions, therefore it is always fascinating and interesting at our lessons!

Online portal

In the process of training of mental arithmetic or high speed reading children train at the portal every day, fulfilling home assignments in order to reinforce acquired skills. The work of the portal is set up in such a way that an instructor controls how regular and correct home assignments are fulfilled, monitors statistics and analyses child development.

All-round development

Such important skills as logics, memory, attention, creative thinking, analytical thinking, and imagination develop in children owing to lessons of mental arithmetic, high speed reading or calligraphy. And IQ level and self confidence are significantly raised.

Orientation on quality

“ISMA”International School broke from traditional teaching of mental arithmetic, high speed reading or calligraphy, which are actively used in the whole world. As distinguished from other similar schools, we do not allow simultaneous training of beginners and continuing students in one group. From the beginning till the end every group consists of one and the same students, not joining new ones. Exactly this approach further impact on quality of material learning.

Quick results

From the first lessons your child will learn to be concentrated, work on memory development and search for ways out of complicated situations in order to solve tasks set before him. And just in two-three months he will be able to demonstrate skills of mental counting, fast reading or beautiful writing depending on a selected training program.

Convenient schedule and location

Our school works through lunch and holidays. And “ISMA” centers are located practically in all districts of Almaty, as well as around Kazakhstan and even in near-abroad and far-abroad countries, such as: Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Belorussia, Bulgaria and UAE.

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Students from ISMA schools located all over the world have shown one of the best results at the WAMAS 2018 Competitions

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ISMA Mental Arithmetic International Competition 2018

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ISMA Ist Country Mental Arithmetic Olympiad in Kyrgyzstan

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Now you have an opportunity to make sure that the instructor, who teaches your child is really our certified employee and your child is taught by the highly efficient ISMA methodology. Guard your child from careless teaching and You will obtain guaranteed quality result with an opportunity of participating at international Olympiads!


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