Kiev - School Report Question and Answers

Are there are any problems with exclusionary behavior, cliques, or bullying at this school? Please describe any problems your children may have experienced in this area.

KIS does a great job dealing with this. They strongly promote the 7 Success Orientations ( and deal with such issues well when they (rarely) crop up. - Sep 2021

We had no experience of this sort. - Jun 2018

Generally no, but sometimes yes. The few times bullying comes up, the school handles it very aggressively and does not tolerate it. - Oct 2013

Yes. The school has had a reputation for tolerating bullying. We found this to be more true and extreme that we thought possible. My son suffered greatly every day and was placed in humiliating situations repeatedly. His computer screen was smashed during the last week of school. Because we alerted the administration about his social issues months before we arrived, we were confident that the administration and teachers would work together to prevent or squelch this behavior, but no systems were put in place to help him Apart from his personal problems with his classmates, he also reported to us that some classmates often used anti-semitic and anti-gay epithets in school. The English-only policy is also heavily enforced to extreme ends, including anywhere on school grounds. - Jul 2013

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