Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Chemistry and Biology in Karaganda city was opened February 1, 2013. It became the eighth consecutive Intellectual school that was run on the initiative of the Head of the State.
The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev visited the Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Chemistry and Biology in Karaganda city on the 2d December, 2012 when school had been under construction.
Intellectual school consists of three floors, fourteen blocks and is designed for 720 pupils. The type of the new school is a full day school. In the educational institution there are 62 study rooms, three extended laboratories on Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Classrooms and laboratories equipped with training equipment and furniture from Kazakhstan, Russia, the United Kingdom, Germany and the United States. For children who come from another cities a dormitory with 120 beds is provided. There are two sport gyms, fitness room, a football field, a jog
ging track and sport courts to conduct PT lessons. To carry out cultural and leisure facilities there is an assembly hall with 350 seats. There is an extensive library, a modern media library, an information center. Also, there is a dining room for 360 seats. The competitive selection of teachers for Nazarbayev Intellectual School in Karaganda city was held and more than 300 teachers from not only Karaganda but also teachers from Temirtau, Saran, Shakhtinsk took part. Ten teachers have graduated in 2011-2012 from a year-long course at Nazarbayev University.