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Early Childhood Students

 

Thank you for your interest in applying to Cayman International School! Please review our admissions process steps below before applying. Should you have any questions, please contact our Admissions Office at admissions@cis.ky.

Admissions Process

Request a Tour

We are excited to have you visit our campus and for your family to join our school community. A visit to the school will give you a better insight to the type of education we strive for and that your child will receive.

Our campus tours are approximately 30-45 minutes, as it features our facilities and focuses on the area your child(ren) will join. The campus tours are conducted on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, at 10:00 A.M., by appointment only. Please complete the Request a Tour form and our Admissions Officer will let you know of their next availability.

Complete a Future Interest Form

If you are interested in applying to CIS outside of the current school year and the following school year, please complete a Future Interest Form. You will be contacted ahead of time with information regarding the release date of the application you are interested in. If your information changes after submitting this form, please ensure you submit a new Future Interest Form.

Submit Online Application & Supplemental Documents

Nursery - Grade 12 applications for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 school year are now being accepted. Our school year runs from August/September to June. If you are interested in applying to CIS for the current school year, please ensure you complete a 2019/20 application. Please see our applications below.

Steps:

  1. Complete the 2019/20 or 2020/21 Application (below). Please take note of the items that need to be submitted with each application.
  2. The non-refundable CI$300 application fee can be paid via cash, check (payable to ISS (Cayman) Ltd.) or online transfer.
  3. Once a student’s application file is complete, it is reviewed by the Admissions Committee.

2019/2020 APPLICATION

2020/2021 APPLICATION

Receive Enrollment Decision

Once the application is complete, including receipt of school records, the confidential reference form, special service/program documentation (if applicable) and payment of the application fee, our Admissions Committee is usually able to provide an enrollment decision within a two week period. However, this is case-by-case.

Once an enrollment decision is made by the Admissions Committee, the Admissions Officer will send the family the official enrollment decision letter via the e-mail addresses provided in the application.

Complete Enrollment Form & Pay Deposit

Once the applicant is accepted to CIS, they will need to pay their seat security deposit within 10 days of receiving their acceptance letter. Additionally, an enrollment form will be sent to the family for completion before the applicant's official first day of school.

Application Fee

A non-refundable application fee of $300 CI is required with all applications and is only valid for the academic year you are applying for. Once submitted, along with the other required documentation, the application package will be submitted to the Admissions Committee. Payment can be made via online transfer, cash or check (made payable to ISS (Cayman) Ltd.) deposited at our front office. 

Application Requirements

Required Documents

Early Childhood (Nursery - Pre-K4)

  • Please review the Grade Placement/Age Requirement Information for the corresponding academic year of your interest.
  • 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
    • Your child's most recent report card/progress report and the final report card/progress report given from the previous school year.
  • 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.
    • If your child has not attended school as yet at the time of applying, this form will not be required.

Elementary (Kindergarten - Grade 5)

  • Please review the Grade Placement/Age Requirement Information for the corresponding academic year of your interest.
  • 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
    • Your child's most recent report card/progress report and the final report card/progress report given from the previous school year.
  • 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.

Middle School (Grades 6 - 8)

  • Please review the Grade Placement/Age Requirement Information for the corresponding academic year of your interest.
  • 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
    • Your child's most recent report card/progress report and the final report card/progress report given from the previous school year.
  • 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.

High School (Grades 9 - 12)

  • Please review the Grade Placement/Age Requirement Information for the corresponding academic year of your interest.
  • 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
    • Your child's most recent report card/progress report and the final report card/progress report given from the previous school year.
  • 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.

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)

Grade Placement/Age Requirements

2019-2020 Academic Year

2020-2021 Academic Year

Admission Steps 

1. School Visit /Inquiry
2. Application
3. Assessment* or OBSERVATION*
4. Enrollment

*If applicable.

Admission FAQ's

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to some of the most common questions asked by prospective families.

Admission FAQ's

Contact Us

We understand what an important decision choosing a school can be and we are happy to assist you every step of the way.

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