Cayman International School (CIS)
- Ages: 2-18
- Student population: 990
- Avg. class size: 17
- School type: Private
- Curriculum: American, Intl. Baccalaureate
- Religious Affiliation: None
Good To Know
- Meals: Hot & Cold
- After-school care: Yes
- Learning support: Yes
- Homeschool support: No
- Inspection report grade: Excellent
- Sibling discount: Yes
CIS is a private, college preparatory, non-sectarian, co-educational school that provides strong academic and extensive extracurricular programmes. The 15-acre campus located in Camana Bay includes early childhood, elementary, middle and high school divisions. Students represent more than 40 nationalities and the majority of students are dual passport holders.
CIS has a strong sense of community where children learn, play and support each other in a modern, safe and student-centered environment. CIS is accredited by the Middle States Association and is an IB World School offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.
Academic Calendar Year: August-June
Drop off begins at 7.45am
|Pre-K2, Pre-K3, Pre-K4||8.20am-2.30pm|
|Kindergarten - Grade 2||8am-2.45pm|
|Grades 3 - 5||8am-3pm|
|Middle School: Grades 6 - 8||8am-3.15pm|
|High School: Grades 9 - 12||8am-3.15pm|
After School Care (Pack Up & Play) ends at 5.30pm - CIS ask that all children are collected by this time.
Cayman International School's school inspection report:
Full Inspection Report - Cayman International School - September 2022
Office Hours: 7.30am-4.30pm
Note: Application fee of CI$350
Meals: The Lunch Box Programme
School Fees for Nursery & Preschool
Pre-K2: 5 Days/Week (Half day)
School Fees for KG-Grade 12
- One installment at the start of the school year - August 1st.
- Payment in three (3) equal installments - August 1st, November 1st and March 1st.
- Payment in (10) equal installments - August 1st through May 1st. A 5% fee applies to this option.
Discounts & Surcharges
- 2% discount applied for one-installment payment plan.
- 5% surcharge applied for ten installment payment plan.
- There is a 10% discount for the second child and 15% for the third and subsequent children.
CIS completed a major expansion project, adding a new state of the art Early Childhood Centre and a cutting-edge High School building (opened in January 2021) with a double gymnasium, library, common area and performing arts spaces. The current purpose-built campus features a 139,000+sq ft facility. It consists of a library, STEAM Lab, computer/video production lab, two science labs, two music rooms, two art rooms, two student support centers, 42 classrooms, an amphitheater and an administration building. In addition, the school has a full sized, artificial turf soccer pitch with a FIFA 2-Star rating, a swimming pool, two tennis courts and two basketball courts.
Students are offered a wide variety of extracurricular activities. Athletes participate in the Private Schools Association (PSA) and compete in football, volleyball and basketball. They partake in musical, choral and theatrical productions including an annual performance in Steel Pan Band, Jazz Band, and Rock Band. Students can also participate in Model United Nations, National Honors Society, High School Leadership, Robotics and 3-D modelling and printing in our STEAM Lab. Students provide leadership in community service initiatives and/or internships outside school boundaries and are involved in local movements, such as Plastic Free Cayman and Protect Our Future, that address environmental issues and concerns.
Claire McQuillanHigh School Principal
Ben CalsbeekMiddle School Principal
Martin ThomasElementary School Principal
Katherine HuamaniEarly Childhood Principal
95 Minerva Drive Camana Bay, Cayman Islands