CADMUS®: A New Model in the SABIS® Network

CADMUS®: A New Model in the SABIS® Network

SABIS® has been educating students since 1886 and giving them a high-quality education distinguished by a solid academic foundation and essential life skills.  Students in the global network are enrolled in schools that follow one of three operational models – premium private international schools, tuition-free public schools including U.S. public charter schools or public-private partnerships schools, or schools that license the SABIS® Educational System.  In late August 2016, however, SABIS® introduced a new, mid-market, private school model – CADMUS® International Schools – designed to give more students access to a SABIS® education. 


CADMUS® International Schools will give students the full SABIS® educational experience on smaller campuses than in the network’s premium international schools.  The typical CADMUS® campus will include spacious, state-of-the-art classrooms with interactive whiteboard displays; computer and science labs; a dedicated, computerized testing hall; independent covered and open air Kindergarten play areas; Lower and Upper School playgrounds; cafeteria; a mini soccer field; and an outdoor basketball court, as well as a student drop-off/pick-up area and limited parking.

Due to the smaller campus size of CADMUS® International Schools, the target is to establish the schools in metropolitan areas that have been previously out of reach.  Located close to where students live, CADMUS® schools will maximize the catchment area of the school and reduce the need for students to make long commutes to and from school.


The first CADMUS® International School is already in the works.  The project was announced in an event held on August 24, 2016, in Cairo, Egypt. SABIS® President Carl Bistany and representatives from Africa Crest Education, Capital Group Partners, and a consortium of local investors met to sign a Memorandum of Understanding that outlines the project and sets the wheels for the CADMUS® International School - Al Burouj in motion.


Speaking at the event, Carl Bistany said, “Unfortunately, there is a large number of students from middle-class families who want access to a top-quality education that they can use to secure a better future with more opportunities, but they haven’t been able to meet the high cost of premium international schools.  This is why SABIS® has created a new line of schools in Egypt called CADMUS® International Schools, which will provide a top-quality education for middle class families in Egypt.”


Roll-out of the CADMUS® brand is not limited to Egypt. Plans are also underway to introduce the model in Kurdistan.

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