“Shirakatsy Lyceum” International Scientific-Educational Complex was founded in 1990 as an institution for the discovery of gifted children and the organization of their education. Its Charter was approved by the Ministry of Enlightenment and agreed with the Ministries of Finance, Health, Transport and Communications and the provisional Charter prior to it was agreed upon by the Government.
In 1997, by the order of the RA Minister of Education and Science, the Lyceum was reorganized into a scientific-educational complex.
This new status allowed the establishment of junior and middle schools, as well as kindergarten, based on the opportunity to explore talented children from the earliest age.
The Nor Nork community office in Yerevan has provided the building of the dissolved pavilion and kindergarten in the community’s 5th district to the Lyceum, where the kindergarten and primary school are operating.
According to the decision of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia (N555, September 3, 1999), the building of the “Heqiat” camp in Hanqavan Village was provided to the Lyceum for organizing summer education and leisure of students and staff. The decision specifically states: “To organize educational and leisure activities for the talented children, and the “Heqiat” camp of Hanqavan Village of Kotayk Region over to the Ministry of Education and Science by the RA Ministry of Education and Science to invest it in the statutory capital of the “Shirakatsy Lyceum” International Scientific-Educational Complex” CJSC.
In August 2011, the primary, middle and high schools of the Lyceum were reorganized into a full-fledged educational complex, which enlarged the prospects of the Lyceum, in particular, to carry out the International Baccalaureate Program, not only in the primary, but also in the middle and high schools.
The mission of the Lyceum is to build a true intellectual and universal value carrying citizen, built on a national basis.