About PSI, Kyiv ūüáļūüá¶

Pechersk School International Kyiv has been an International Baccalaureate World School since 2000, serving the national and international community of Kyiv. The learning experience at PSI is shaped by a spirit of community, whereby students, teachers and parents work together to achieve our goals of creating successful, independent learners and global citizens.

PSI is a vibrant, diverse, not-for-profit international school community located in Kyiv, Ukraine. Our 500 students, aged 3 to 18 years, come from more than 45 different countries.

A hallmark of PSI is its strong professional culture. We benefit from exceptional, well-qualified and experienced faculty members who work collaboratively to offer students a first-class educational experience. This experience is further enhanced by our optimal class sizes, extensive teaching resources, and high-quality facilities. Guided by our vision, we inspire our learners to grow, to lead and to succeed, by embracing the full range of academic, artistic, athletic and service-centred opportunities on offer.

Spread the word. Support Ukraine with #PSIKyiv!


The current news has impacted all of us and most of all our dear friends and colleagues in Ukraine.

We ask you to take immediate action and join PSI in supporting our wonderful country. Ukraine is a country of strong, courageous and vibrant people, who are standing together to defend their homeland from this unprovoked attack.

There are many ways to support Ukraine and its citizens. Please visit the website page 'Stand with Ukraine' (under the section 'community') to access the list of actions you can take.

Why Pechersk School International?





International Baccalaureate World School Status

For more than 20 years, Pechersk School International Kyiv is the only school in Ukraine to offer the International Baccalaureate PYP, MYP & DP Programmes (from Early Childhood to Grade 12).

International Accreditations

PSI is the only school in Ukraine to hold dual international school accreditation: the Council of International Schools (CIS) in Europe and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) in the United States.

A Nonprofit School

PSI is a diverse and friendly international school serving up to 50 nationalities in the Kyiv community. It is the largest nonprofit school in Ukraine, with a parent-elected Board leading the School.

External Assessment Programmes

PSI is the only school in Kyiv and Ukraine to offer four international assessment programmes.

Top Tier Universities

PSI opens doors to top tier universities: Harvard, Yale, Oxford, Warwick and many more. Our 21 graduates of 2019 have amassed 70 university acceptances across 6 countries.

Qualified and Experienced Faculty

PSI hires highly qualified and experienced faculty. All teachers are fully certified in their area of instruction and many hold advanced degrees.

Top Class, Award-winning Facilities

PSI provides innovative instruction in top class, award-winning facilities. We are delighted with our recent campus renovations and the addition of a new, state of the art, multi-purpose building, enhancing opportunities for the entire school community.

Focuses on the 'Whole Child'

We are confident that we can meet the holistic needs of the child; socially, emotionally and academically. Our International Baccalaureate programmes encourage creativity, curiosity, collaboration and rigour.

A Place Where We Belong

In addition to our high educational standards, PSI is well known for establishing a sense of belonging and community in a joyful, multi-cultural environment. Our motto: A place where we belong, is something we take seriously.

PSI At a Glance


More than 49 Nationalities


of our teachers are holding advanced degrees


of all classroom positions are held for expatriate students




Student to Teacher ratio


University acceptances for our 21 graduates of 2019 across 6 countries 


International Baccalaureate Programmes have been offered at PSI since 2000