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Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, South India Altitude: 7200 feet, never hot, never very cold KIS is ranked usually No 1 or 2 among the hundreds of “international schools” in India
Town bazaar- population c. 50,000, summer tourist resort
Kodaikanal International School Founded 1901 for children of missionaries, with American curriculum Became International School in 1970s, as Non-Profit Company under independent School Council 600 students, 30 nationalities, about half Indians and half international students Rep Chris van Hollen attended 2 years
Accreditation and Recognition Middle States Association (1968) IB Diploma (1976), now also Mid. & Elem. IB Assn. of Indian Universities (1981) Common Core States Standards Institute Council of International Schools Near East-South Asia Council of Overseas Schools National Honor Society National Assn. of Student Councils, etc.
Presentation by one of 25 colleges/ universities visiting to attract KIS Class of 2012
Graduation, May 2011 (Iti Maloney top left end)
Student exchanges Exchange program agreement: --For American going there, no tuition or residence cost, but pays travel and incidentals --For Indian coming here, pays usual fee to Kodaikanal, plus travel, and gets education here, maybe staying with the American family of exchange student going there Cost for individual US student (not under exchange agreement), about $17,000/year plus travel and incidentals
Exchange students 2012 just arrived, from Canada, Germany, Switzerland, Australia
US national Alumni Meeting in camp in PA; Also many Alumni Class Chapters & City Chapters
Contacts Information: www.kis.inwww.kis.in Address: PO Box 25, Kodaikanal 624101, Tamil Nadu, India Admissions & exchanges: email@example.com@kis.in Principal: Adrian Moody (Australian) firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Local contact in Rockville: Clarence Maloney firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Iti Maloney firstname.lastname@example.org_maloney@hotmail.com tel. 301-315-8075
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