The International Program is designed to help all students reach their full potential through a program of learning that is coherent, relevant, and age-appropriate...
The Special Needs Program offers a comprehensive educational program for school-age students with autism, emotional/behavioral disabilities...
Canadian International School (CIS) was founded in 2014 as a private non-profit institution to serve the international community of Erbil, Iraq. With the support of its stakeholders, CIS has been granted recognition by the Both the Iraqi Central Government as well as the Kurdish Regional Government. CIS is governed by a 6-member school Board, offering
education of excellent quality, with English as the principal language of instruction.
The school provides a complete educational program for more than 650 students aged 3 to 18, from Pre-K through AICE/SATII in Grade 12.
At CIS we use a unique collaboration of both conventional and modern techniques of teaching.
Our vision is to inspire excellence, cultivate character, stimulate creativity and innovation, and embrace a cross-cultural and global perspective while fostering meaningful participation locally and globally.
The Mission of The Canadian International School (CIS) is to inspire learners of today to become positive members of their society and the world in general.
“There aren't enough words to express the blessing CIS is to our family and to our children. The teachers and principal consistently see the hearts of our children as they were created. They nurture their spirit. They think outside of the box to reach our son. There aren't enough minutes in the day to properly thank them. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts."
“We love CIS! I love that my boys get so much individualized attention. Their amazing teachers cater learning to their specific needs and truly care about their success. Thanks CIS XXX”
“Our family thanks and is so appreciative of CIS. My husband and I enrolled our children last year, and after a couple of months we started noticing how positively the school has changed our kids. It was an investment we have absolutely no regrets about.”