At Kyoto International School, students are placed according to age.

In cases involving a child whose birthday falls within a month (30 days) of the grade level cut off date, grade placement decisions and necessary adjustments are at the discretion of the school. The school reserves the right to review each application and determine the grade placement for each child.

Applications for 2021-22

Birth Date Class
September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2018Pre-K (3-4)
September 1, 2016 – August 31, 2017Pre-K (4-5)
September 1, 2015 – August 31, 2016Kindergarten (5-6)
September 1, 2014 – August 31, 2015Primary Years – Grade 1
September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2014Primary Years – Grade 2
September 1, 2012 – August 31, 2013Primary Years – Grade 3
September 1, 2011 – August 31, 2012Primary Years – Grade 4
September 1, 2010 – August 31, 2011Primary Years – Grade 5
September 1, 2009 – August 31, 2010Middle School – Grade 6
September 1, 2008 – August 31, 2009Middle School – Grade 7
September 1, 2007 – August 31, 2008Middle School – Grade 8
September 1, 2006 – August 31, 2007Middle School – Grade 9
September 1, 2005 – August 31, 2006Middle School – Grade 10

Applications for 2022-23

Birth Date Class
September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019Pre-K (3-4)
September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2018Pre-K (4-5)
September 1, 2016 – August 31, 2017Kindergarten (5-6)
September 1, 2015 – August 31, 2016Primary Years – Grade 1
September 1, 2014 – August 31, 2015Primary Years – Grade 2
September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2014Primary Years – Grade 3
September 1, 2012 – August 31, 2013Primary Years – Grade 4
September 1, 2011 – August 31, 2012Primary Years – Grade 5
September 1, 2010 – August 31, 2011Middle School – Grade 6
September 1, 2009 – August 31, 2010Middle School – Grade 7
September 1, 2008 – August 31, 2009Middle School – Grade 8
September 1, 2007 – August 31, 2008Middle School – Grade 9
September 1, 2006 – August 31, 2007Middle School – Grade 10

In cases involving a child whose birthday falls within a month (30 days) of the grade level cut off date, grade placement decisions and necessary adjustments are at the discretion of the school. The school reserves the right to review each application and determine the grade placement for each child.