The purpose of Kunming International Academy, as a private and non-profit institution, is to provide a quality education for the children of the international community. KIA’s programs designed to develop mature and healthy young adults and assist them in achieving their full potential as world citizens.
The foundation of Kunming International Academy’s educational philosophy is the belief that there exist absolute truths and that these truths provide an essential framework for understanding ourselves and our world. Therefore, the school is committed to the pursuit of truth, in all its varied richness, as a revered task that is guided and immeasurably, enhanced by a shared perspective.
The Academy’s aim is to provide a quality education integrated with a worldview where all individuals, cultures, and religions are treated with respect. The educational program is adapted to the needs of the international student as much as possible. Although the core of its program follows an American-style academic approach, the school seeks to include emphases that transcend any one culture or nationality.
Kunming International Academy endeavors to nurture the whole person, uniquely created, by furthering each student’s intellectual, physical, spiritual, emotional and social development. Since the ultimate responsibility of a child’s education lies with the parents, the Academy partners with and encourages parents in this nurturing process.