Kyoto International School (KIS) would like to welcome new students and their families. On this page you’ll find some basic information to help you start the coming school year. Most of the information linked below is not password protected, however some more detailed information is located behind a secure web portal. To access the this portal, a username and password are required. For new families, these will be emailed to parents shortly before the start of school.

  • Preparation
  • Portals at KIS
    Welcome emails will be sent to each parent entered during the student application on OpenApply.
    • ManageBac (academics, curriculum outline, reports, and attendance)
    • SchoolsBuddy (registration for after-school, school trips, and parent student teacher conferences)
    • KIS Community Portal (weekly newsletter, forms, and support information)
  • Extreme Weather & Earthquake Procedures
    KIS generally follows the actions of Kyoto City officials in deciding whether to cancel school. As soon as the decision has been made to cancel school, a notice will be placed on the school’s website and an email/notice is sent to all families.

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Basic Kyoto info & resources