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 (IB). 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.
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 develop the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in an international setting.
Regular classes are from Monday to Friday. Early Years are from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. Primary Years, Middle School & High School start at 8:30 am and end at 3:30 pm. Wednesday have an early end time at 2:30 pm.
After-school care and extracurricular activities are also available.