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ADA School

Established in 2019, ADA School offers education in English and Azerbaijani languages for Grade 10 and education in English for Grade 11. Combining national curriculum of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the academic experience of ADA University, ADA School curriculum enhances learning experiences with skills and values.

The curriculum offers a breadth of knowledge in multiple disciplines combined with communication and leadership skills much needed in the 21st century. With the global outlook and traditions of academic excellence, the school alumni become competitive in admission processes to universities, whether through State Examination Center (SEC) or SAT exams. ADA School alumni are also eligible for admission to ADA University on special terms.

Please check the Academic Calendar of ADA School Spring Term in English and Azerbaijani here.

Please click here to view ADA School Handbook in English.

Please click here to view ADA School Handbook in Azerbaijani. 

Our Mission, Vision, Goals, Values and Teaching Philosophy

Our Mission

We are a group of educators who are working collaboratively to research best practices in high school education around the world and adopt them to local conditions. We identify the latest content in different subject areas and develop and deliver curricula that nurture students’ cognitive, emotional, and physical growth. We also ensure an environment where students and teachers enjoy working together to learn, discover, and innovate in all major disciplines equally.

Our Vision

We strive to be a model high school in Azerbaijan with a focus on student learning in an environment that prepares for higher education and interconnected global economy.
Aligned with the mission of the ADA University, ADA School aspires to cultivate highly intellectual solution providers who are closely collaborating, effectively communicating with members of the global community with ethics and a sense of citizenship.

Our Goals

- Strong Communication Skills in English as Academic Language
- Strong Content Knowledge and Critical thinking in Humanities and Sciences
- Quantitative Reasoning
- Competence and confidence in the National Language, History, and Culture
- Knowledge of a Foreign Language, its History and Culture
- Creativity, Ethics and Civic Engagement

Our Values

- Academic excellence
- Accountability and shared governance
- Honor, integrity, and transparency
- Diversity, collaboration, and communication
- Social responsibility

Our Teaching Philosophy

Our teaching philosophy is to inspire students to love learning, build knowledge together with their teachers, apply it in real-life predictable and unpredictable contexts, and experiment with it. In our teaching, knowledge is the means and competency is the end result.

Our Curriculum

Our curriculum is the competency-based curriculum that aims to cultivate school graduates (known as ADAlilar) who are able to confidently communicate in English in social, cultural, and academic contexts while also being competent in the national language of Azerbaijan and at least one foreign language; who propose creative solutions to local and global problems of the world drawing on their knowledge of history, geography, language, and culture; who are fluent in science and technology, and can collect, synthesize and quantitatively analyze and interpret information to draw conclusions on physical and natural world. The subjects offered in the School curriculum serve the above purpose from six perspectives.


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English section

Admission Process

ADA School accepts applications to Grade 10 and to Grade 11 for the English section.

Application deadline: June 30, 2021

Admission to ADA School is a three-stage process:

  1. Submission of documents
  2. English exam
  3. Submission of Math exam results

Step 1

Submission of ADA School online application form and its attachments:

  • Official secondary school transcript from School with the grades of previous year (or 9th Grade Attestat for those applying to Grade 11);
  • Reference from your School confirming current enrollment (must indicate the current grade of study);
  • National ID (for Azerbaijani citizens) or passport (for international citizens);
  • Birth certificate;
  • Recent photo;
  • English language results (Duolingo or IELTS Academic or TOEFL IBT or PTE)
  • Non-refundable application fee: 50 AZN (can be paid online only)
Here you can watch tutorial video on how to submit ADA School online application form.

Step 2

Submission of English Test Results:

All applicants with full application package are required to take English language test. 

Admission to Grade 10 will require a certain level of English language proficiency within a range shown below. Students be will be placed in the relevant groups in accordance with their English language results:

  • IELTS Academic 2.5-5.0
  • TOEFL IBT or TOEFL at home 11- 55 ( learn more here)
  • Duolingo online English Test 25-80 ( learn more here)

Admission to Grade 11 will require a certain level of English language proficiency within a range shown below. Students be will be placed in the relevant groups in accordance with their English language results:

  • IELTS Academic 5.0 - 5.5
  • TOEFL IBT or TOEFL at home 44-67 ( learn more here)
  • Duolingo online English Test 71-90 ( learn more here)

Step 3

Submission of Math Exam results:

All applicants with complete application package must pass the School-leaving examination for the pupils graduating from the general secondary education (9th grade) conducted by the State Examination Center.

Applicants applying to Grade 10 must submit Math Exam results and score minimum 40.
Applicants applying to Grade 11 must submit Math Exams results taken in Grade 9 and score minimum 50.

Final admission decisions are made based on the SEC Math exam results.

Students who haven’t passed the School-leaving examination for the pupils graduating from the general secondary education (9th grade) conducted by the State Examination Center due to the following reasons will be invited for ADA School Admission Interview (online) to check their level of Math:

  • Enrolled at school outside Azerbaijan
  • Did not complete Grade 9 at school in Azerbaijan

Tuition and Costs

ADA School charges a Flat Fee to underwrite the cost of education. The 2021-2022 tuition fee of 6,500 AZN (around 4,000 USD) does not include books and supplies, lunch, field trips or other expenses.

Admission from ADA School to ADA University

The ADA University undergraduate admission process is highly competitive. However, ADA School alumni benefit from a privileged admission process.

ADA School students participate in the SEC exam to receive their official transcript upon completion of Grade 9. They are not further required to take the SEC undergraduate level admission exam. They are admitted to an ADA University undergraduate program based on their ADA School academic record (Cumulative Grade Point Average) only. Click here to view the full policy.

Contact us

Have more questions? Contact us by phone or e-mail. 

Tel: (+994 12) 437 32 35 (326)
Mobile tel: (+994 50) 254 07 73