Kyoto International School (KIS) has been serving the beautiful city of Kyoto since 1957. The school 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 our resources into effective learning and developing students who thrive in positively influencing the global community.

Our Vision

Inspiring active learners, developing global citizens.

Our Mission

In our community we foster passionate, collaborative, and internationally minded individuals through an engaging and supportive education.

Our Core Values: The IB Learner Profile

*The Core Values were developed from the IB Learner Profile traits. Each KIS grade level undertook a vision activity for a trait and developed these KIS definitions.