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CurriculumsIB, American, British, and French
Languages of instructionEnglish and French
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and French
Native English and French teachers
Extra languages (other than English and French)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Maximum 30 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: E£ 70,500
to: E£ 140,800
This school has more than one campus in Cairo:
First Settlement Campus: Ages 3 to 18

Address: El-Tagammoe El-Awwal, Extension of Zaker Hussein st., Beside the Police Academy – Cairo, Egypt

Nasr City Campus: Ages 3 to 18

Address: Mostafa el-Nahhas st., District11, el-mothalath buildings, Area 15-16, Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt

Sherouk Campus: Ages 3 to 18

Address: El-Sherouk City Road, In front of Nanida, El Sherouk City, New Cairo, Egypt

New Capital All Girls International Campus: Ages 3 to 18

Address: New Capital, R2 – Cairo Governorate Desert, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Native English and French speaking teachers

Most teachers are native-speaker proficiency of the language in which they instruct.

Language support for students not fluent in English and French

Language Support is provided by NIS educators, however a basic standard of English proficiency is required at the time of application.

Additional language classes offered by the school

English, Arabic, French, German

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, co-teachers are hired at every level for Elementary and Primary divisions.

Use of technology in the classroom

NIS operates against the backdrop of the Digital Age. Each classroom is equipped with a Promethean board and the teaching-learning process is conducted using the Blended Learning Board as the primary medium. BLB is the in-house, tailored learning management system that was developed by NIS Schools in which the Blended Model is fully digitized.

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)

100%. In March 2020, when the world went into lockdown, students of NIS Schools were ready to go online the following day through synchronous classes on the Blended Learning Board. All curricula is already on the system.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Yes. They sit for religion classes in accordance to the Ministry of Education. Classes cater for Muslim and Christian students.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

Our demographics place each student in a Muslim or Christian household. Non-Egyptian students are exempted from these classes. If they want to attend, they can; if they do not, they are at liberty to go to the study hall.

External examinations or assessments available

SAT, ACT, EST, IB Exams, IGCSE Exams, Cambridge Checkpoint Exams (Year 6 and Year 8), Egyptian Ministry Exams (Year 9 and Year 12).

Results in these examinations

Students are in excellent standing with a large population awarded honors (A, A*). Additionally, our students have been accepted into some of the most prestigious universities worldwide: Harvard, Wharton School of Business, Oxford, Georgetown, and many more.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

All homework assignments are limited to audio and video presentation recording which are uploaded to the BLB.

Approximate hours of homework given

Audio assignments are two minutes long, video assignments are capped at four minutes.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Our staff is qualified to work with students diagnosed with ADD, ADHD and dyslexia. However, we do not have a special needs department.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Enrichment material is added to each course to cater to overachievers.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes, they are.

Entry evaluation for students

Exam and Interview

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Exams assess the standards of the preceding year in English and Mathematics. The interview is an evaluative session in which you can ask questions about NIS while the admission officer gets a better sense of your academic, athletic, and artistic goals. Each interview lasts about 30 to 40 minutes.

Waiting list

At some campuses, yes.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

NIS starts accepting applications on December 15th for the following school year. The application deadline is March 15th of the intended year of entry.

Students can join after academic year begins

NIS accepts mid-year transfers, providing the student is not expelled from his current school and is in good academic/behavioral standing. Transferring into G11/G12 in the American system requires that the student transfers from the same system.

School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school

Yes, our staff arrives at 7:10AM and leaves after the last student has left campus.

School bus service available


School provided lunches


Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

All our food is halal, vegan choices are available.

Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Model United Nations, yearbook club, choir, volleyball, soccer, English drama, Arabic drama, community service, aerobics, CrossFit, baking, food mart, Japanese day, cooking, smart camp, gravity play, debates, reading marathon, journalism, spelling bee, sport's day.

Sports activities included

Physical Education

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes. We are the NIS Eagles.

Facilities at the school

Library [physical and digital], theaters, auditoriums, science labs, art rooms, music rooms

Sports facilities at the school

Heated swimming pools
Outdoor swimming pool
Outdoor volleyball courts
Basketball courts
Artificial grass fields
Natural grass field
KG playing areas

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

To choose NIS is to choose a school that is committed to continual improvement in every aspect of our educational journey. The commitment of NIS to life-long learning for its students is reflected in the dedication of our teachers and staff to grow and learn every day. For NIS, your child's educational journey is our passion.

Teaching approach of the school

Our mission is to empower our students to utilize their potentials in a diverse and challenging world. NIS provides outstanding education for the mind, spirit and body using state-of-the-art methodologies while fostering intercultural awareness, and lifelong learning.

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