Hong Kong
Canadian, Christian curriculum
Ages 5 to 18

Christian Alliance International School

2 Fu Ning Street Kowloon City Kowloon, Hong Kong
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CurriculumCanadian, Christian
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 5 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
Avg. students per class 22
Max. students per class 26
First year fees: HK$597,300

Fees / Price

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in HKD

Yearly fees: HK$145,300
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: HK$452,000
Total first year fees: HK$597,300
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School Information

Number of students

970

Number of nationalities represented in the school

Over 25

Most common nationality

Canadian

Ratio of local students to international students

The primary focus of our admissions is upon foreign passport holders in need of an English speaking education. We also accept local Hong Kong students.

Max. number of students per class

26

Average number of students per class

22

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Yes, the vast majority of our teachers are native English speakers and all are fluent.

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

We provide resources to assist children for whom English is a second language on a limited basis.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin Chinese

Use of technology in the classroom

Technology is infused throughout the curriculum from Preparatory-Grade 12. We prepare young people to be active creators of digital content and not merely consumers. Teaching effective cyber citizenship is an important facet of the program.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Teachers assign developmentally appropriate amounts of homework to students. There is not a heavy emphasis placed upon homework in early primary.

Approximate hours of homework given

The amount of time spent on homework generally progresses as grade level increases in the encouragement of independent learning.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

We conduct interviews and testing focused on assessing students' readiness to thrive in an English speaking educational environment.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

There is not a fixed deadline, but application in Autumn is recommended.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Over 90%

External examinations/assessments available

Assessment is formative to help understand where students are in the learning process and summative to evaluate student achievement of learning objectives. Diploma exams of Alberta Education, Canada and Advanced Placement exams are utilized.

Results in these examinations

Many of our students achieve AP Scholar ranking. Their performance on Alberta Education exams is exemplary.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

CAIS invests in the spiritual lives of students through Christian education, chapels and optional extracurricular activities. Not all of our students are Christians. They are encouraged to explore Christianity and develop personal faith and character.

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

The School accepts and respects students of all religious backgrounds.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

We employ Learning Assistance Teachers who offer instructional support to students and teachers. The School's readiness to support a student's learning needs is evaluated based on individual needs and school resources.

Learning support offered

Learning Assistance is designed to collaborate with teachers supporting students who have physical, cognitive or behavioral challenges and/or exceptional learning gifts so they can succeed in the mainstream classroom.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Learning Assistance Teachers strategize with classroom teachers to help ensure that students are met at an appropriately challenging level. Advanced Placement course options also expand opportunities for gifted, able and talented students.

Student access to education psychologist

Our Guidance Counselor supports students and links them to other specialists in the community as needed.

School start time

7:50 am from Preparatory-Grade 3 and 8:00 am in Grades 4-12

School finish time

Between 2:55 pm and 3:35 pm depending on grade level.

Supervised care before/after school

The School provides adult supervision whenever the campus is opened to students. Those not engaged in extracurriculars after school are expected to leave campus at the close of the normal school day, but supervision will be provided until they depart.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Glow In the Dark Student Ministries, Social Justice Club, Yearbook, Student Representative Council, Debate, Art Club, Karate, Children's Golf and Lions Athletics among others.

School provided lunches

We have multipurpose assembly halls used for cafeterias during lunch time.

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

Not at this time, though we welcome parental feedback on the menu options available. The School prohibits foods containing nuts in the interest of students with allergies.

Sports activities included

We provide a physical education program as well as intramural sports, karate and children's golf in addition to Lions Athletics' inter-school competition in Basketball, Track and Field, Soccer and Volleyball.

Sports facilities at the school

Each of our two campuses have courts used for basketball and soccer in addition to covered playgrounds. Our Grades 4-12 Campus also has a fitness center.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, we have both intramural programs and medal winning Basketball, Track and Field, Soccer and Volleyball teams.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

We are academically rigorous, culturally diverse and invest in the spiritual lives of students. Our community is closely knit and caring. Students grow in knowledge, skills, integrity and discernment.

Teaching approach of the school

Teachers spark student curiosity through immersive learning experiences, help them develop critical thinking skills and nurture their love of learning to bring out the best in each student.

Location

Get in touch with the school

Contact email: admissions@cais.edu.hk
School's webpage: www.caisbv.edu.hk
Address: 2 Fu Ning Street Kowloon City Kowloon, Hong Kong