Chiang Rai International School’s Primary Program is designed to provide comprehensive academic, social, spiritual and globally-minded learning in an enjoyable and safe environment. The program uses the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics, the NGSS standards for Science and the Aero standards for Social Studies. Co-curricular subjects include Physical Education, Music, Art, Chinese, ICT, Bible, plus Thai language and Culture. The school also offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities to all grade levels and age groups.
CRIS offers student-centered instruction implemented by collaborative planning and differentiated instruction. Scope & Sequence planning ensures that all academic standards, ESLRs and the school’s Vision and Mission are integrated into lessons. Vertical alignment of standards also provides a progressive transition from one grade level to the next. CRIS teachers meet weekly to collaborate in curriculum development, identify support service needs, and improve communication with parents.