About Cayman International School (CIS)
Cayman International School (CIS) is a private, college preparatory, non-sectarian, co-educational school that provides strong academic and extensive extracurricular programmes. The 13-acre campus located in Camana Bay includes early childhood, elementary, middle and high school divisions.
Students represent 35 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.
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 - January 2020
Note: Application fee of CI$350
Meals: YUM Cayman Lunch Programme
School Fees for Nursery & Preschool
Nursery 5 Days/Week (Half day)
Nursery 5 Days/Week (Full 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 just 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 61,000+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 centres, 42 classrooms, an amphitheatre 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.
CIS' new state of the art Early Childhood Division consists of Pre-K2, Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 classrooms, a library, teaching kitchen and a dedicated music and movement room. Each classroom faces onto a teaching terrace that leads into a beautiful outdoor playground designed to encourage student enquiry and exploration.
Students are offered a wide variety of extra-curricular activities, from a well-developed sports programme (including international tournaments) to National Honor Society, Student Leadership, Model United Nations, Global Issues Network, Debate, Robotics and Destination Imagination.