Aboureihan High School

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Aboureihan Educational Complex
Qeitarie district, northern Tehran, Iran
School type [Private School]]
Founded 1991
Grades 6-12
Gender [single-sex education]
Language Persian

Aboureihan Educational Complex (Persian: مجتمع آموزشی ابوریحان) is a high school and middle school complex located in Qeitarie district, Saba Blvd. northern Tehran, Iran. Founded 1991 it is named after Abū Rayḥān Muḥammad-ebne Aḥmad Biruni (Persian: ابوریحان محمد بن احمد بیرونی), an 11th-century Persian scholar, philosopher, and polymath from the province Khwarazm (today Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and parts of Kazakhstan). The school emphasizes Experimental and mathematical disciplines throughout the High-school education. Aboureihan High school is considered the most prestigious girl school in Iran (as all of the schools are single-sex).

To become a student at Aboureihan, students go through a competitive selection process including an entrance test that examines their skills in Algebra, physics, chemistry, Biology also, the participants must have a G.P.A of at least 19.These tests are so hard that attendants have to start preparing for the test a year prior to taking it and out of the approximate 3000 participants in the entrance exam, only 60 are accepted.This school has a very good history in rankings of public/private colleges inside Iran. It always has at least one Single-digit and more than 40 two-digit rankings among almost 2 million runners in the concours (derived from the French word for competition, it is an exam that takes place annually and attendees are conferred to universities according to their ranking). Many of successful Aboureihan graduates, apply for universities abroad usually end up in highly-ranked private or public universities in Europe and the United States.

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