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Nursery - Grade 12 applications for the 2018/19 school year are now being accepted. Applications for the 2019/20 school year will be available on October 10th, 2018 at 12:00pm local time.

  1. Complete the 2018/19 Application Form online. Please take note of the of items that need to be submitted with each application.
  2. Submit the Confidential Student Reference Form to your child's current school to be completed and sent in directly to CIS by a school official.
  3. Submit required documentation (see below) with the non-refundable CI$300 application fee payable to ISS (Cayman) Ltd.
  4. Once a student’s application file is complete, it is reviewed by the Admissions Committee and an admissions test may be scheduled.

If applying for the 2020/21 school year or later, please complete an Future Interest Form (see below) so that we may contact you when the enrollment process opens. It is your responsibility to inform us if your contact details change.

Notification

An acceptance/non-acceptance letter will be provided depending on decision. If accepted, a seat or position on the appropriate waitlist will be offered depending on availability. When a seat offer is made, a CI$1,000 deposit will be payable within 10 days and the seat must be immediately filled. The CI$1,000 is applied to school fees and will show as a credit on the first invoice.

Age Criteria

Entry to the Nursery program is limited to students who meet the age requirement of two years old by October 1st of the enrollment year. Students who enter PreK3 must be toilet trained before the date of enrollment. PreK3 is limited to children who turn three years old by October 1st of the enrollment year. Entry to PreK4 is limited to children who are four years old by October 1st, and so on. The school will follow these general guidelines for all grade levels from Nursery to Grade 12. Please see Age Criteria below for more detail.

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Age Criteria

Early Childhood

Division and Grade at CIS
In Other Systems, It is Known As
Age Level at CIS
NurseryUK - Nursery or CrècheAge 2 by October 1st
Pre-K3UK - Reception
Australia - Preschool
Age 3 by October 1st
Pre-K4UK - Reception
Australia - Preschool
Age 4 by October 1st

Elementary School

Division and Grade at CIS
In Other Systems, It is Known As
Age Level at CIS
KindergartenUK - Year One
Australia - Prep
Age 5 by October 1st
First to Second GradeUK - Year Two to Three
Australia - Year One to Two
Age 6 to 7 by October 1st
Third to Fifth GradeUK - Year Four to Six
Australia - Year Three to Five
Age 8 to 10 by October 1st








Middle School

Division and Grade at CIS
In Other Systems, It is Known As
Age Level at CIS
Sixth to Eighth GradeUK - Year Seven to Nine
Australia - Year Six to Eight
Age 11 to 13

High School

Division and Grade at CIS
In Other Systems, It Is Known As
Age Level at CIS
Ninth to Twelfth GradeUK - Year Ten to Thirteen
Australia - Year Nine to Twelve
Age 14 to 18 by October 1st

Required Documents

Early Childhood (Nursery - Pre-K4)

  • Please review the Age Criteria Cut-Off Date Information for 2019-2020 to ensure that you access the correct 2019-2020 application.
  • Face Page of child’s Passport
  • Proof of residency in the Cayman Islands (one of the following)
    • Cayman Islands passport
    • Immigration stamp from child’s passport
    • Copy of parent’s work permit letter in which the child is named as a dependent
  • Recent Photograph of Child – not more than six months old.
  • Immunization record
  • Academic records for the past two years
    • If applying after November 1st, 2018 include the 1st Quarter Report Card
  • Nursery Applicants records required (if none, a brief narrative from school- strengths & opportunity for growth)
  • Confidential Student Reference Form 2019-2020
    • IMPORTANT! This form must be signed by you and sent to your child’s present school. This is a private document between that school and CIS and must be sent directly to Admissions from that school.

Elementary (Kindergarten - Grade 5)

  • Please review the Age Criteria Cut-Off Date Information for 2019-2020 to ensure that you access the correct 2019-2020 application.
  • Face page of child’s passport
  • Proof of residency in the Cayman Islands (one of the following)
    • Cayman Islands passport
    • Immigration stamp from child’s passport
    • Copy of parent’s work permit letter in which the child is named as a dependent
  • Recent photograph of child – not more than six months old.
  • Immunization record
  • Academic Records for the past two years
  • Confidential Student Reference Form 2019-2020
    • IMPORTANT! This form must be signed by you and sent to your child’s present school. This is a private document between that school and CIS and must be sent directly to Admissions from that school.

Middle School (Grades 6 - 8)

  • Please review the Age Criteria Cut-Off Date Information for 2019-2020 to ensure that you access the correct 2019-2020 application.
  • Face page of child’s passport
  • Proof of residency in the Cayman Islands (one of the following)
    • Cayman Islands passport
    • Immigration stamp from child’s passport
    • Copy of parent’s work permit letter in which the child is named as a dependent
  • Recent photograph of child – not more than six months old.
  • Immunization record
  • Academic Records for the past two years
  • Confidential Student Reference Form 2019-2020
    • IMPORTANT! This form must be signed by you and sent to your child’s present school. This is a private document between that school and CIS and must be sent directly to Admissions from that school.

High School (Grades 9 - 12)

  • Please review the Age Criteria Cut-Off Date Information for 2019-2020 to ensure that you access the correct 2019-2020 application.
  • Face page of child’s passport
  • Proof of residency in the Cayman Islands (one of the following)
    • Cayman Islands passport
    • Immigration stamp from child’s passport
    • Copy of parent’s work permit letter in which the child is named as a dependent
  • Recent photograph of child – not more than six months old.
  • Immunization record
  • Academic records for the past two years and/or
  • Official transcripts and report cards for every year of high school attended (if applicable)
  • Confidential Student Reference Form
    • IMPORTANT! This form must be signed by you and sent to your child’s present school. This is a private document between that school and CIS and must be sent directly to Admissions from that school.

2019-20 Application

Applications for the 2019/20 school year are now available. Be sure to review the Age Criteria and Required Documents prior to filling out the application.

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2018-19 Application

Applications must be submitted online via the form below.

NURSERY - GRADE 12 APPLICATION

*Nursery Applicants: If your child has previously attended another nursery program, please be sure to send school records and the Confidential Student Reference Form found below.

Confidential Student Reference

This form must be signed by you and sent to your child’s present school. This is a private document between that school and CIS and must be sent directly to Admissions from that school. Please click below on the appropriate form for your child.

Early Childhood (Nursery to Pre-K4)

Elementary to High School (Kindergarten to Grade 12)


Future Interest

If applying for the 2020/2021 school year or later, applications will be accepted beginning in the fall of the year prior to enrollment. Please click below to complete the Future Interest Form so that we may contact you when the enrollment process opens. It is your responsibility to inform us if your contact details change.