Kodaikanal International School
|Year of Foundation||1901|
|Enrollment Phase / Grades||Kindergarten through Grade 12|
|Number of students||470|
|Teacher Student Ratio||1:12|
|Headmaster||Mr. Corey Stixrud|
|Yearly Tuition Fee (Min)||USD 19'000|
|Yearly Tuition Fee (Max)||USD 21'800|
Kodaikanal International School is an international residential school located in the hills of South India. At 7000 feet above sea level, the beautiful hill station town of Kodaikanal provides an ideal location for learning and living. A global educational experience at Kodaikanal International School (KIS), combines an ambitious, challenging academic program and a rich range of extracurricular activities within a Christian values framework that draws on a variety of cultures and prepares students for global citizenship. KIS draws on the richness of all its constituent cultures and has been educating global citizens for a 115 years. Self–expression and creative thinking is valued. Our keen focus is on our students, commitment to quality and dedication to continuous improvement. Classroom teaching focuses on ‘Thinking globally on issues of Economy, Environment and Society and acting locally to bring about change in ourselves and our communities’. The emphasis is on sustainability and empowerment of individuals and societies. Students are encouraged to develop an approach of mutual and reciprocal interaction with the community. KIS also offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma programme (IBDP) for grades 11 and 12. As the first school in India and the second in Asia to offer the IB Diploma, KIS now has an outstanding 30+ year track record of world ranking academic results. KIS prepares students for admission to colleges and universities throughout the world through two academically challenging programs: KIS Diploma and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma. After a college– preparatory education at KIS, students continue their education in colleges and universities around the world. We provide comprehensive careers & college placement services to all students from grade 9 to grade 12.
Languages of instructionEnglish
Foreign languagesFrench, Hindi, German, Tamil, Spanish, Dzongkha and Korean
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