Kampala - School Report Question and Answers

Are other schools available to expatriates in this city? Why did you choose this particular school?

There are numerous international schools for expats in the city. We chose this one for its strong reputation overall and for learning support in particular. - Sep 2020

yes, there are a few other options. We chose KISU because it mentioned a few things on the website that interested us, they kept answering my inquiries (ISU quit answering them), and upon arrival and tour, we were told everything we wanted to hear. - Nov 2019

Plenty of schools are available, especially at preschool age. This school is truly play-based, however. At these young ages, I wanted my kids to socialize and have fun and get used to a school environment but without flash cards or long circle times; rather lots of play and exploration and teacher attention. KCIP provides all that. - Sep 2018

Yes, there is actually a good variety of schools available at this post/Uganda. However, ISU is known as a very inclusive school, fully IB accredited (PYP, MYP, IB/AP & diploma course), and promotes learning diversity. It has a large and well functioning Optimal Learning Center that provides a variety of support services to children with special needs (all the way through high-school). As a result, my special needs child in middle school has been able to thrive at this school. - Jun 2018

It was new school when we enrolled our girls. The director is an American teacher who has years of experience teaching in Uganda and the States. She uses a combination of the British and the American curriculums. The cost was about 1/3 of the price of the other preschools, but the student/teacher ratio was much better (8:2 and 12:2 respectively). The school is very organized and the communication with parents is phenomenal. - Aug 2015

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