An IB World School

CIS is an IB World School authorised to offer all 3 International Baccalaureate (IB) Programmes:

You can learn more about the International Baccalaureate Organisation on their website.

EduTrust certification

CIS was first awarded the four-year EduTrust award in August 2012, and then again in 2016 and 2020. Our EduTrust certificate can be viewed here.

What is EduTrust?
Administered by the Committee for Private Education under the governance of Skills Future Singapore, EduTrust is a voluntary certification scheme that helps to distinguish higher quality educational institutions in Singapore’s private education industry. As a school that is EduTrust certified, we are able to accept international students who require Student Passes from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA).

You can learn more about the Committee for Private Education, the Private Education Act, or the EduTrust Certification Scheme on the Skills future SG website.

Committee for Private Education Singapore certification

Canadian International School, in alignment with the Private Education Act 2009, is a PEI registered institution. All Private Education Institutes (PEIs) are required to comply with the regulations under the new Act in order to operate.

Canadian International School

  • CPE Registration number: 199002243H
  • Registration period: 8 June 2023 to 7 June 2027
CIS's certifciate of registration can be viewed here

Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

The Canadian International School is fully accredited (Grades 7 to 12) by the Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges. You can view the CIS WASC accreditation certificate here.

WASC accreditation is awarded to schools that prove they are worthy of the trust placed in them to provide high quality learning opportunities, and clearly demonstrate that self-improvement is an ultimate and ongoing goal. Participating schools must meet rigorous, research-based standards, reflecting the essential elements of a successful educational programme, where a key quality is a continual focus on self improvement.

Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges,
533 Airport Blvd., Suite 200,
Burlingame, CA 94010


CIS has been accredited by the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools and by the Advanced Association of Accredited Schools (Cognia). As an accredited institution, the school is part of the Cognia global network: more than 36,000 schools and systems in 85 countries are committed to continuous improvement through accreditation.

You can view the COGNIA accreditation certificate here.

Keeping Safe accredited school

The CIS child protection policy reflects our vision and core values. We take the safety and well-being of our students, both within and outside the school environment, seriously. As such, we are proud to be a Keeping Safe accredited school. Visit this page for more information about Keeping Safe.

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