Mission Statement

The mission of Fukuoka International School is to create a dynamic learning environment in which students can be educated to high international academic standards. We strive to be a model of unity in diversity in which the individual is respected and each student is challenged at his/her own level.

We believe this can be best accomplished by;

  1. nurturing a spirit of inquiry and self-motivation in learning:
  2. developing students' analytical, critical and creative thinking ability;
  3. teaching skills required for life in the future;
  4. cultivating a strong sense of self worth and respect for others.

Vision Statement

"Inspirational high quality education for the future globally minded citizen"

Our Expected School-wide Learning Results

Commonly referred to as the ESLR's or 5 C's, these goals bind with the IB Learner Profile to exemplify the traits we recognize as integral in a well-rounded FIS graduate and world citizen.

COMMUNICATION

FIS students will exchange and articulate ideas clearly, creatively and effectively by;

  • Using appropriate language to express themselves orally in formal and informal conditions.  
  • Applying appropriate techniques to communicate in writing.  
  • Presenting ideas using a variety of media.  
  • Striving for proficiency in English

CURIOSITY

FIS students will demonstrate self-motivation in learning by;  

  • Setting and adhering to challenging educational and personal goals.  
  • Raising meaningful questions that extend learning.  
  • Initiating projects that demonstrate individual creativity and appropriate risk taking.  
  • Reading and reflecting on information from a variety of sources.

CRITICAL THINKING

FIS students will apply knowledge and skills by;

  • Evaluating ideas from multiple perspectives.  
  • Selecting and applying appropriate problem-solving strategies.  
  • Connecting learning to other disciplines and to the world outside the classroom.  
  • Contributing to solutions of community and worldwide issues.

CHARACTER

FIS students will exhibit awareness of self and others by;

  • Valuing physical, social, and emotional health.  
  • Taking responsibility for their own actions and making responsible decisions.  
  • Recognizing personal strengths and areas needing improvement.  
  • Demonstrating integrity in all aspects of their lives.

COMMUNITY

FIS students will contribute positively to society by;

  • Showing respect for the perspectives of other individuals and cultures.  
  • Working collaboratively towards a common goals.  
  • Engaging in acts of charity and community service to benefit others.  
  • Honoring the role of family.