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CityCairo
CurriculumCanadian
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Yearly fees: Not public
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 25 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:

This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2022/2023.

Address: El Tagamoa El Khames, Behind New Cairo City Council, 4th District- Zone # 6, Katameya, New Cairo, Egypt

CISE offers three programs, English, Immersion French, and Arabic.
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Number of students

1200

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

25

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

From Junior Kindergarten to Grade 2

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Our School offers online learning in times of emergencies like the COVID-19 quarantines.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

The Ontario curriculum is designed to help all students reach their full potential through a program of learning that is coherent, relevant, and age-appropriate. This student-centered approach allows students to “own their learning” by applying their knowledge and skills in ways that are practical and relevant, through the use of inquiry learning and the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Approximate hours of homework given

Maximum needed time to complete homework is 40 mins daily.

Uniform required

CISE students are required to wear a school uniform on a daily basis.

Waiting list

It depends on the grade

Entry evaluation for students

Acceptance requires an assessment test.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Assessment tests are designed to identify the student candidate's skills and abilities in Language and Math. There is an oral interview to check the student's oral communication skills, followed by a reading test for comprehension, and a math test. For Kindergarten candidates, CISE assesses their basic and fine motor skills by checking how they hold a pen/pencil, their knowledge of phonics, letter and word recognition, knowing and saying names and numbers.

External examinations or assessments available

Ontario Secondary School Diploma

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

No, CISE does not service special needs students. However, it has learning support teachers that work with students who require extra assistance with their academics or behavioral needs. Teachers are trained to differentiate instruction to accommodate student needs.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

CISE provides a wide variety of after school activities, from physically active games such as basketball, soccer and Tennis to creatively challenging activities like Art club, Music club and drama club.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports facilities at the school

CISE offers a fully functional gymnasium that houses indoor sports. In addition, the school offers two full soccer fields that are the centre stage for spirited matches during soccer tournaments and class activities. CISE provides students with fully functional outdoor volleyball, basketball, swimming pool, squash courts, table tennis and tennis courts. The school also offers a growing weight room containing free weights, strength bands, bench press and multipurpose gym equipment for students looking to improve their fitness levels in class.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The Canadian International School of Egypt is home to students from Junior Kindergarten to grade 12. Graduation from CISE provides its students with the Canadian “Ontario Secondary School Diploma,” as the school is registered with the Ontario Ministry of Education in Canada. The education curriculum is delivered identically as if the school were in Toronto or in Canada’s capital, Ottawa.

Teaching approach of the school

CISE is dedicated to working in partnership with parents and students to provide a world-class teaching and learning environment to develop students as inquiring, knowledgeable, creative and caring citizens of a global society.

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