This Portal will be replaced from Fall 2020, please visit or directly at to login.

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2020-2021 Version

LINE user? KIS has an Official LINE account

Add KIS as friend

KIS now has an Official LINE account to communicate important news and information.

n here parents can have quick access to common links to forms, portals, and more. Parents who are LINE users may find that adding KIS as a friend helpful for clear communication.

New Tech @ KIS!

The 2020-21 academic year brings some technology improvements to the Kyoto International School community.

  • Secure Web Portal replacing this site with a private site for school related resources, forms, links, and information. The new portal can be accessed from main website, or directly at

  • ManageBac to manage school reports and attendance. Please review the ManageBac Guide for parents

  • SchoolsBuddy to manage Bukatsu (clubs), After-School Lessons, Childcare registrations and related communications. Parents require login credentials, a welcome email has been sent. If the activation email was lost, please confirm or check your spam folder.

Anyone experiencing difficulty and would like assistance, please contact or complete IT support form.

Dedicated communications channel: Given the unique circumstances we are currently in, KIS has created ‘’. If you send an email that is urgent and related to Distance Learning, Educational Technology Support, COVID19 etc it will be picked up by either the Principal, Deputy Principal, Business Manager, and or the ICT Director.