Welcome to Kyoto International School
The video here gives an introduction to our campus as we celebrated 60 years.
We are Kyoto city’s only International Baccalaureate school, offering the Primary Years Programme since 2006.
We have been accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges since 1992.
We have been providing opportunities for international families since 1957.
We aim to develop the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in an international setting.
Programs offered at KIS
Information about our early learning program.
Information about our program for Grade 1 to 5.
Information about our program for Grade 6, 7, and 8 students.
Information about our Saturday English immersion program.
Information about our summer program for students aged 4 to 15.
Information about our winter program for both enrolled and visiting students.
"KIS is a gem of a school, with incredible students
nurtured by amazing teachers"
– WASC evaluation visiting team (April 2016)
Our learning expectations for all grade levels and subject areas.
Our term breaks and major events for the coming year. Please note that the dates are subject to change.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Primary & Middle School classes: 8:20 am to 3:30 pm.
Early Learning classes: 8:55 am to 3:10 pm.
We offer after school care for students enrolled in the school from 3:15 pm to 6:00 pm. This service is charged at ¥500 per 30 minutes.
Students are able to order a delivered lunch box service. Prices are ¥380 for small size and ¥460 for regular size.
Now accepting student applications