Kodaikanal International School

Kodaikanal International School

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Kodaikanal International School (also called Kodai School or KIS) is a co-educational independent residential school offering tuition for grades P-12, located on in Kodaikanal, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu, India. Kodaikanal is a hill station in the Palani Hills, north-west of Madurai.

Early alumni of KIS include US Ambassador to India Robert F. Goheen (1936) and US Congressman Chris Van Hollen (1977). KIS students and alumni often refer to themselves as "Kodai Kids".

In 1975, KIS became the first school in India to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB) and the IB Middle Years Program (MYP). In addition, it also awards its own certificate, the KIS Diploma, to all graduates. It is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (US) and recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.

The current principal is Adrian Moody.

History

Origins (1890-1919)



In the early 1880s, there was a great need for an English-medium school in South India, due to an ever increasing Christian mission community in the area. Having a school at a hill-station would allow the children of missionaries to escape the tropical diseases that were claiming the lives of so many, and provide a cool and open atmosphere that stimulated learning.

In the early months of the year 1900, a woman...
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