2004-2005 School Photo
In 2003, several parents saw a need for an affordable education in English that integrated biblical faith in learning. They desired to offer this education to ex-pat and Czech families. A school board of six members was established, and founding documents were developed.
On 8 September 2004, CISP opened its doors with ten American missionary students. We offered a kindergarten/first grade and classes for 6th-9th graders. By the end of the first year, we grew to 18 students. Our student population multiplied in the early years, with students coming from different countries and varied backgrounds. CISP now has 79 students, and over the years we have seen students from 33 different countries. Our first 12th grade student graduated in June 2008, and has since graduated from college. Our graduates have been accepted into North American and European universities.
As our student population grew, so did our staff and facilities. Today we have 43 faculty and staff members. We began with two classrooms rented from an elementary Czech school, and now have 17 classrooms, with additional office and resource space. Throughout the years, it has been our prayer that God would provide our own building, and we have continued to search for a space where we could continue to grow.
The Association of Christian School International (ACSI) and Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA) accepted CISP as a candidate for accreditation in 2009. We hope to be granted accreditation in the spring of 2013.