Fukuoka International School is a private, non-sectarian, co-educational day school which offers a comprehensive educational program for students of all nationalities. In 1972, the Fukuoka International School was established upon the closure of the U.S. Air Force Base School in Itazuke. It is the only accredited Pre-K to 12 international school on Kyushu. Since 1974 the school has been a member of JCIS – the Japan Council of International Schools. In 1987, FIS became a member of EARCOS – the East Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools.