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Thursday 18 July 2024
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RICHMOND CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL inaugurated by The Consul General of Canada in Chennai.

The Consul General of Canada inaugurated Richmond Canadian International School,  the first Canadian school in Chennai

The Richmond Canadian International School (RCIS) is owned and managed by a Canadian company. RCIS aims to bring the globally #1 ranked curriculum, taught 100% by teachers from Canada, directly to India.

The Richmond Canadian International School (RCIS) was founded by Raakesh Bharathi, a Canadian Citizen of Indian heritage.

Raakesh is a business executive with military leadership background. He graduated from the Royal Military College of Canada, and commissioned as an Officer in the Canadian Army.

He is passionate about serving communities, and spearheading initiatives that have a positive impact on people. At the fundamental level, he believes that education is the most powerful tool that can help shape the future of societies.

He created RCIS to focus on educating young people, holistically, beyond just academics – in order to ensure they develop into strong leaders who are capable of contributing to the growth of their communities.

Bringing Canadian Education to India – A First in Chennai!

The Richmond Canadian International School (RCIS) focuses on educating young people to become leaders in the 21st century. RCIS prides itself on developing students holistically, using a 4 pillar approach – AcademicsSportsLeadership & Languages.

RCIS offers the world renowned Canadian education curriculum, taught 100% by teachers from Canada; alearning environment in a family-like setting for students aged 2.5 – 8( GradesPre – Kindergarten – Grade 3).

​​​Our Program Grades

Pre – Kg





Our small class sizes ( 1 Teacher : 12 Students) are ideal for students requiring individual attention –All of our teachers, educated and trained in Canada, are strong professionals, who are sensitive to the fact that students come from different academic and cultural backgrounds and are educated accordingly.​

RCIS will expand to offer Grades 4 to 8, from School Year 2018 onward.

For classes beginning in August of 2017 (School year 2017 – 2018)

A Canadian Ministry of Education Curriculum, a First in Chennai.

#1 English Language Curriculum in the World!*

(OECD Rankings)

Academics | Sports | Leadership |Languages

Our campus

The Richmond Canadian International School (RCIS):​

Located on the beautiful East Coast Road, of Chennai, India​

3rd Avenue, Panaiyur, East Coast Road, Chennai, India

​- Air Conditioning

– Gardens / Play Areas

– Swimming Pool

– CCTV / Safety Vehicle on Stand-By

– Doctor on Call

– Peaceful Resort-Like, Tropical Atmosphere


Our Admissions

For the school year 2017 – 2018, classes beginning in August 2017, we are now accepting applications for Grades Pre-Kg to Grade 3 (Ages 2.5 to 8)

Contact Us:

Campus Location:

3rd Avenue, Panaiyur,

East Coast Road, Chennai,

Tamil Nadu, Canada

Email: admissions@rcis.ca



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