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Calcutta International School

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Founded in 1953 by Miss Barth, Calcutta International School (CIS) is a reputed co-educational international school sited in Kolkata serving both local and expatriate communities. With over 17 nationalities represented from all continents, the school claims to inculcate understanding and appreciation of different cultures and religions among its students, promoting a sense of global unity.


The mission of CIS is to impart comprehensive, student-centred education compatible with international standards.


CIS is a member of the Council of International Schools, following its standards and benchmarks. It is affiliated with the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) and Edexcel, UK, offering the  International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) curriculum as well as the General Certificate of Education (GCE) curriculum. The school also offers the IB diploma programme from this academic year -- September 2012.