Canadian International School, Tanjong Katong Campus

Singapore, Singapore

The Canadian International School (CIS) is a leading international school in Singapore. Founded in 1990, CIS has over 3,000 students from more than 70 nationalities enrolled across two campuses - Lakeside in the west (3 to 18 years) and Tanjong Katong in the east (3 to 12 years).

Ages taught:

3 — 12

School type:



  • Day
  • Flexi Boarding
  • Weekly Boarding
  • Full Boarding


  • International Baccalaureate


Admissions Department

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Accreditations and memberships:

  • International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
  • Council of International Schools (CIS)
  • Western Association ot Schools and Colleges (WASC)
  • EduTrust Singapore
School Website

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At CIS, we celebrate both our internationalism and the uniqueness of each of the 70 plus nationalities represented among our students and staff. We strive to equip our students with 21st century skills - skills that will enable them to thrive, exercise leadership, achieve ambitious and worthy goals, and to make a positive difference in an increasingly globalised world.

School description

CIS is one of the few international schools in Singapore to offer all three International Baccalaureate programmes, from Primary Years through to the Diploma Programme. The CIS curriculum is benchmarked against national curricula globally, allowing students to successfully transition to any other school if and when required, or to graduate and be admitted to leading universities anywhere in the world. To date, over 180 universities globally have offered places to CIS graduates.


Class sizes

Kindergarten average class size:


Primary average class size:


Kindergarten teacher/pupil ratio:

2 : 20

Primary teacher/pupil ratio:

1 : 24

Academic information

Curriculum followed:

  • International Baccalaureate

Examinations board:

IB World Diploma

University destinations:

To date, over 180 universities globally have offered places to CIS graduates.

Sports and extra-curricular activities


Badminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Gymnastics, Netball, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Tennis, Track & Field
CIS provides students in Grades 1 through 12 with a wide range of opportunities for sporting development, both recreationally and competitively, throughout the school year.

Extra-curricular activities:

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Judo, Karate,Dodgeball, Cooking, Circus, Magic, Zumba, Inline Skating, Knitting, Chess Club
The Activities programme is divided into three core segments: Arts, Grizzly Club Sports & Leisure and Learning, providing students with an opportunity to develop particular passions & talents outside regular school hours


Admission process:

1. Submit application form & application fee 2. Submit all necessary paperwork - refer to website for full details 3. Acceptance of a place at CIS, both parties must sign the CIS Student Contract

Admission and language criteria:

Please note that all original documents must be produced upon submission to verify their authenticity. Application documents must be supplied to the Admissions Department in English. Documents which are not in English will need to be translated. Translations must be carried out by a Notary Public, a Translation Agency or your own National Embassy.

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School Open Days:

15/09/2016; 04/11/2016; 09/12/2016; 19/01/2017

Fees (Annual)



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Admissions Department

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371 Tanjong Katong Road



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