About Cayman International School (CIS)
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
Curriculum: American. IB Diploma, IB Certificates, United States High School Diploma.
Nursery Hours (ages 2-3 years): Full Day for 2, 3 or 5 days per week from 8.45am-2.30pm (with extended care to 5.30pm available) or Half Days for 5 days per week from 8.45am-11.45am)
Pre-K3 or Pre-K4 Hours: Full Day 8.30am-2.15pm (there is a morning care option from 7.30am and an afternoon extended care option to 5.30pm)
Kindergarten-Grade 2 Hours: 8.10am-2.55pm (with activities from 3.05pm-3.45pm and/or extended care to 3.05pm-5.30pm as needed)
Grades 3-5 Hours: 8am-3pm (with activities from 3.05pm-3.45pm and/or extended care to 3.05pm-5.30pm as needed)
Grades 6-8 Hours: 8am-3.15pm (with activities from 3.05pm-3.45pm and/or extended care to 3.05pm-5.30pm as needed)
Grades 9-12 Hours: 8am-3.15pm (with activities from 3.05pm-3.45pm and/or extended care to 3.05pm-5.30pm as needed)
Cayman International School's school inspection report:
Full Inspection Report - Cayman International School - January 2020
School Fees for Nursery & Preschool
Note: Application fee of CI$300
Meals: Hot lunches CI$6 daily
Nursery (5 Days/Week)
Nursery (5 Days/Week - 1/2 Day)
Nursery (3 Days/Week)
Nursery (2 Days/Week)
Pre-K3 (3 Days/Week)
Pre-K3/Pre-K4 (5 Days/Week)
School Fees for KG - 12
KG - Grade 2
Grades 3 - 5
Grades 6 - 8
Grades 9 - 12
- One installment at the start of the school year - August 1st
- A 2% discount is awarded for this option. If payment in full is not received by August 1st, discount is forfeited.
- 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
CIS is in the process of a major expansion project, adding a new state of the art Early Childhood Center (opened September 2019) and a cutting-edge High School building (opening in August 2020) with a double gymnasium, library, commons 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 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 extra-curricular activities, from a well-developed sports program (including international tournaments) to National Honor Society, Student Leadership, Model United Nations, Global Issues Network, Debate, Robotics and Destination Imagination.