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Gymnasium №1516

Address: Altayskaya st., 34a, Moscow, Moscow region, 107589

Description Gymnasium №1516

  • Location: Moscow, Russia
  • Students age: from 1 to 18 years old
  • Forms of study: full-time, part-time
  • Adapted programs
  • Stages of education: preschool, primary, basic and secondary.

The school began its work in 1984 at number 526. Since 1989, specialized classes have been opened in this educational institution, since that time cooperation with large universities in Moscow has begun. Gymnasium No. 1516 is the owner of many prizes in various competitions in the educational sphere, has an outstanding score in the ranking of the best Moscow schools.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Gymnasium №1516

Program name

Preschool education (1-7 years) - family visit groups, short-term and full-day stay. In kindergarten, children are socialized and diversified. For the following categories of children with disabilities, adapted education programs are organized:

  • Impaired mental function
  • Severe speech disorders.

Primary education (7-11 years old) consists of the study of basic subjects. For gifted students, the program of the "Effective Primary School" project is organized. The adapted primary school curriculum is implemented for students with:

  • Mental retardation
  • Speech disorders
  • Visual impairment.

Also, after four years of study, a specialized technology class appears.

Basic education (11-15 years old): basic subjects + preparatory classes for passing the OGE.

Secondary education (16-18 years old) consists of basic subjects and disciplines chosen for passing the exam. Senior classes are divided into profiles:

  • Project "Engineering class" - mathematics, physics, computer science and ICT
  • Humanities - Russian and foreign languages, literature, history
  • Project "Medical class" - biology, chemistry
  • Socio-economic - law, social studies, economics.

Accommodation, housing and food

Meals are organized on a paid and discounted basis. To provide their child with a benefit, parents / legal representatives should submit an application on the portal of Moscow State Services. Payment for meals is also carried out on the portal, where you can adjust the menu of dishes, replenish the electronic card "Moskvenok", track student attendance at school. 

The dining room and buffet work according to the general schedule, visits for parallel classes are organized at individual times.

Events Gymnasium №1516

Circles and sections working in different directions:


  • Computer and information technology, programming, robotics
  • Technical devices, mechanisms and devices
  • Design and modeling of various objects (air, ship, road and rail modeling).

Physical culture and sports:

  • Bullet shooting
  • Various types of wrestling: karate, taekwondo
  • Ball games: football, volleyball, basketball
  • OFP
  • Chess
  • Checkers.

Natural science - the subject study of basic subjects (mathematics, geography, biology, chemistry, etc.), physiology and anatomy on the basis of design and research activities.

Social and humanitarian:

  • Learning Russian and English
  • Intellectual, artistic and aesthetic development, socialization and communication
  • Vocational guidance
  • Journalism
  • Economy
  • Preparatory lessons for preschoolers.


  • Various types of dances: ballroom, modern, etc.
  • Academic choir
  • Needlework, working with various materials, making toys
  • Painting and graphics, modern forms of fine art.

Extracurricular activities:

  • Volunteer squad "We are together"
  • Excursions and themed events, concerts
  • Scientific conferences on the basis of partner universities
  • Museum complex of the school, mass media
  • Subject Olympiads and educational competitions
  • Sports competitions, creative projects of intra-school, district and city formats.

Additional education is also organized for preschoolers:

  • Classes with a speech therapist
  • Rhythm, ballroom dancing
  • OFP, karate
  • Outdoor games
  • Art studio
  • Literary circle
  • English language
  • Checkers.


The partnership agreement was concluded with a number of higher educational institutions:

  • MSTU them. N.E. Bauman
  • MGPU
  • MGMU them. THEM. Sechenov
  • Higher School of Economics
  • Moscow State University M.V. Lomonosov.

Collaboration allows students to undergo career guidance, to participate in seminars and lectures. School teachers improve their qualifications through partnerships with universities.


  • Profile classes
  • Cooperation with universities and public organizations
  • Additional education, extracurricular activities
  • Educational projects.

Equipment Gymnasium №1516

The gymnasium has three buildings: a kindergarten and two school departments. The school buildings were built in 1984, one is currently being renovated. For studying, educational and practical classes, rooms for additional education, sports, gym and assembly halls, libraries are equipped. Each classroom is equipped with stationary PCs, interactive and chalk boards, and projectors.

The building of the kindergarten was opened in 1982 and has two floors. For preschoolers, dormitories and playrooms, sports and music halls, classrooms, walking areas on the territory are organized.

All buildings of the gymnasium are equipped with ramps, special toilets on the ground floors, mobile lifts and information signs for safe and comfortable school visits by persons with disabilities.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

In gymnasium No. 1516, a trimester modular mode of study has been approved. End dates for modules:

  • November 30th
  • February 29
  • May 29.

Classes begin on September 1, are held over five school days, some Saturdays are also academic. Lessons start at 8:30, each lasting 45 minutes, for the first grades - 35-45 minutes, depending on the semester.

Vacation dates:

  • October 5-18
  • December 31-January 17
  • February 22-28
  • April 5-11
  • May 31-August 31.

Elementary after-school groups are opened until 4:20 pm or 6:20 pm depending on the day of the week.

The preschool department is opened from 7:00 to 19:00.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Admission to gymnasium No. 1516 is carried out through registration on the electronic portal of the Moscow State Services. Children who are brought up in a kindergarten at a school are transferred to the gymnasium by transfer. Upon admission to specialized classes, tests and interviews are conducted.

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Recommendations on when to apply

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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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