Kunming International Academy’s Elementary School is a pre-junior kindergarten through fifth grade school, providing quality education for 160 students from over 25 countries. The school has eight classroom teachers, 10 teacher assistants, as well as teachers for counseling, Chinese, library, music, physical education, art, learning differences, and English Language Learners. All students have the opportunity to attend computer classes weekly and each classroom is equipped with a computer station and projectors that are connected to the internet.

The rigorous curriculum comes from the United States of America along with a quality Singapore Math program. Students take MAP (Measure of Academic Progress) assessments in reading, language arts, and math, three times a year. Our school health nurse provides quality care for all our teachers, staff, and students. All students are involved in a Learning Service Project in the spring. This is an opportunity for them to give back to the community. Elementary students have the opportunity to become involved in a number of after school activities including, reading club, soccer, French class, drama, roller blading, Lego Club, ballet and orchestra for fifth graders.

  • Know why I believe something
  • Become the best me in school
  • Learn to understand others and help them understand me
  • Help make the world I live in a better place
  • Learn to think and understand for myself
  • Use the tools I have to learn in school and on my own