“Inspiring active learners, developing global citizens“
Providing an international education in the Kansai region with the vision statement of “Inspiring active learners, developing global citizens“.
Kyoto International School (KIS) has been serving the beautiful city of Kyoto since 1957. KIS is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the International Baccalaureate Organization. The school is known for its inclusive sense of community and personalised learning for every student. As a not-for-profit school KIS can channel all its resources into effective learning as well as developing students who thrive in positively influencing the global community.
KIS uses the IB curriculum framework and has been authorized by the IB for Primary Years Programme (PYP) since 2006 and Middle Years Programme (MYP) since 2022.
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 develop the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in an international setting.
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Are you interested in supporting KIS? Sharing your time and talents are helpful ways to support. Monetary donations, however big or small, are another way that will allow the school to continually fosters passionate, collaborative, and internationally minded individuals through an engaging and supportive education.