St Petersburg Classical Gymnasium
St Petersburg Classical Gymnasium is a coeducational public school established in 1989 in St Petersburg, Russia. It is one of the innovative independent schools created in St Petersburg after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Formally gymnasium consists of two institutions: secondary school and high school. Up until 2011 there were two classes enrolled every year, but since then three classes are formed in the 5th grade. The mission of the school is to teach students how to learn, to develop independent analytical thinking and strengthen their interest in acquiring new knowledge. The school lays an emphasis on ancient languages and maths.