Chinese American International School
CAIS is the nation's preeminent and oldest school offering Chinese-English dual-language immersion education.
Founded in 1981, CAIS is a Pre-K to 8th grade independent school in San Francisco, California that provides a dual language and multicultural learning experience for students of all backgrounds.
Our mission at the Chinese American International School is to Embrace Chinese, Become Your Best Self, Create your place in the World.
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Summer Program Cost Notes
$500 weekly rate.
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% Students of Color
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
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Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
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Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition for 6th-8th grades in 2018-2019 is $30,800.
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- CAIS is the nation's preeminent and oldest school offering Chinese-English immersion education. Founded in 1981, CAIS is a Pre-K through 8th grade independent school in San Francisco, California that provides a Chinese English dual language immersion program for students of all backgrounds. Our mission at the Chinese American International School is to Embrace Chinese, Become Your Best Self, Create Your place in the World. We are a 50-50 language immersion program. Core competencies in Language Arts, Social Studies and Math are covered in both languages. Our unique international program provides opportunities for students to have authentic real world experiences in Taiwan and China from 5th - 8th grade.
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