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1. The American School in Japan Early Learning Center

1. Contact (Address) 6-16-5 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
(TEL) +81-3-5771-4344
2. Level Early Learning Center (Age3-5)
3. Language English
4. Capacity 150
5. Founded 1968
6. Others WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges)
7. Messages from the school ASIJ's Early Learning Center is located in the Roppongi Hills complex and offers an English language-based curriculum for 3, 4 and 5 years-old (nursery to Kindergarten).
We embrace the concepts of holistic development and child-focused, early learning philosophies and our teaching is anchored in current research and guided by developmental objectives and discrete academic standards. The curriculum supports our mission of "fostering a community of inquisitive learners and independent thinkers, inspired to be their best selves, empowered to make a difference."
Our approach is inspired by our image of the child as a curious, capable, and confident learner seeking to make meaning of and contribute to their world. Children enjoy a strong sense of agency and selfdirection and we support their journey through intentional planning and design of our environments and learning opportunities. Many of our students continue their education at ASIJ, moving to first grade at ASIJ's main campus in Chofu.

2. New International School of Japan

1. Contact (Address) 3-18-32 Minami-Ikebukuro Toshima-ku, Tokyo 171-0022
(TEL) +81-3-3980-1057
(e-mail) (general inquiry) (admissions)
2. Level Preschool age 3 to Grade 9 :
(Early Learning Center, Primary and Junior High School)
3. Language English and Japanese
4. Capacity 180
5. Founded 2001
6. Others The school is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges
and Schools (MSA) and the Council of International Schools (CIS)
and it is a member of the Progressive Education Network in the United States.
7. Messages from the school New International School of Japan (NewIS) is a dual language school in English and Japanese and it is also multi-age by design, with a three-year range of students and two teachers per class. A thematic developmental approach is used throughout the school. The principal curriculum resource is the Scottish Curriculum For Excellence. The classrooms have computers, SmartBoards and an abundance of resources for active learning. From age 6, Mandarin Chinese is offered as an elective and all of the students learn to play the violin by ear. The secondary school has an abundance of other electives to supplement the core curriculum so that the students can receive additional credits in their areas of interest.
The school welcomes short-term, long-term and international marriage families in Tokyo, as well as families in transition from Japan to abroad, or from abroad back to Japan. Monthly online orientations are offered, with sign-ups possible through the website. Saturday and Summer programs are available.

3. Nishimachi International School

1. Contact (Address) 2-14-7 Motoazabu, Minato City, Tokyo 106-0046
(TEL) +81-3-3451-5520
2. Level Kindergarten, Elementary School, Middle School (grades 6-9)
School Year: August - June
3. Language English
4. Capacity 516
5. Founded 1949
6. Others CIS (Council of International Schools)
WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges)
7. Messages from the school Founded in 1949 and located in the heart of Tokyo, Nishimachi International School has been providing innovative educational excellence for over 70 years to students in Kindergarten through Grade 9. The school has a strong reputation for educating students of all nationalities, cultures and backgrounds to be international and independent thinkers. The language of instruction is English and all students study Japanese language and culture. Working with a dedicated faculty and staff, Nishimachi students benefit from the school's rigorous curriculum, close-knit community and interactions with the vibrant culture. In addition to the regular school day, after school activities and sports are offered. After attending Nishimachi, students are thoroughly prepared to continue their education in first-class institutions around the world. They have been guided to take personal ownership of their learning, make meaningful connections with others, pursue challenges and persevere, act ethically and respectfully, and use multiple processes to think, innovate and reflect.
Our mission is to develop learners and leaders who know, care and take action to bring value to others and to make a positive impact on the world.

4. India International School in Japan

1. Contact (Address) 1-20-20, Ojima, Koto-ku, Tokyo 136-0072
(TEL) +81-3-5875-5435
2. Level Kindergarten to High School (Ages 3- 18)
3. Language English
4. Capacity 925
5. Founded 2004
6. Others Accreditation (CBSE, IB)
Designated International School by MEXT
※Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
7. Messages from the school India International School in Japan IISJ is an international school but follows India's National Education Curriculum administered by the Central Board of Education CBSE. It comprises all major subjects like Science, Maths, Social science, Computer science and languages including English. Accordingly, it fulfills the educational requirement of all the countries in the world.
IISJ aims to educate anybody and everybody who desires to study. Therefore, with its low tuition, it is an affordable school in Japan for all foreigners whether they belong to high salary group or minimal salary group.
IISJ is an English medium school so there are no national boundaries. All nationalities are welcome and can study at IISJ without worrying about the medium of instruction.
IISJ's CBSE graduates are accepted by all universities of the world with a standardized test. It has been given the status of "Designated International School" by MEXT, the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology for Japanese university entrance.
IISJ offers IBDP also which is an internationally accepted Diploma for university entrance.
IISJ has excellent teaching faculty, excellent curriculum and lots of extracurricular activities for the students to engage in.

5. K. International School Tokyo

1. Contact (Address) 1-5-15 Shirakawa, Koto-ku, Tokyo
(TEL) +81-3-3642-9993
(FAX) +81-3-3642-9994
2. Level Kindergarten    K1-K3      IB PYP
Elementary School Grade 1-Grade 5 IB PYP
Secondary School  Grade 6-Grade 8 KIST Lower Secondary
          Grade 9-Grade10 IGCSE
          Grade11-Grade12 IB DP
※A separate in-house preschool facility, K. International Preschool, is located nearby.
3. Language English
4. Capacity 720
5. Founded 1997
6. Others International Baccalaureate (IB)
Council of International Schools (CIS)
Principals' Training Center (PTC)
Japan Council of International Schools (JCIS)
East Asia Regional Council of Schools (EARCOS)
College Board (SAT)
Tokyo Association of International Preschools (TAIP)
Pearson Edexcel (IGCSE)
Corporate Contribution Program Association (CCPA)
7. Messages from the school KIST is a private, co-educational, non-denominational day school that provides a high-quality education in English to academically motivated children from diverse backgrounds. The current student population represents around 45 different nationalities.
A new school building with state-of-the-art facilities, including a gymnasium, laboratories and music practice rooms, is scheduled for completion in 2023.
・Ranked 7th in the world in the 2021 Global Top IB Schools ranking ( as based on DP results *Highest ranking school in Japan since 2015.
・High rates of acceptance and enrollment to leading universities around the world.
・Curriculum based on challenging international frameworks such as IB (PYP, DP) and IGCSE
・Exceptional level of support provided to enhance student learning
・An outstanding Japanese language program (from beginner to literary analysis level)
・Located close to the center of Tokyo, with a school bus service available
・Before and after care services for working parents/guardians
・A wide range of extra-curricular clubs (Grade 1 and above) and annual events
・A variety of non-academic activities:internships with companies and organizations, excursions and trips, etc.
・Opportunities for service activities and community involvement

6. International French School in Tokyo (EN) (FR)

1. Contact (Address) 5-57-37 Takinogawa Kita-ku, Tokyo 114-0023
(TEL) +81-3-6823-6580
2. Level LFI Tokyo is an international school officially recognized by the French Ministry of Education and is part of the AEFE's - worldwide international schools - network.
It applies the programs of the French Ministry of Education and prepares students for the official French examinations (Diplôme National du Brevet - DNB - at the end of Troisième, baccalauréat at the end of Terminale).
Students are accepted from kindergarten (3 years old) to the Terminale/high school (18 years old).
3. Language French, English, Japanese, Spanish, German
4. Capacity 1395
5. Founded 1967
6. Others American and Japanese international - French - baccalaureate
7. Messages from the school The International French School in Tokyo is part of the network of schools of the Agency for French Education Abroad (AEFE) attached to the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Located in Takinogawa (Kita-ku), the LFI Tokyo offers exceptional facilities: more than sixty classrooms including many specialized rooms for middle and high school pupils such as : music room, art room, science rooms, and two "FabLab" (multipurpose rooms for science, technology and computer science). The sports facilities are vast and diversified: a sports field surrounded by an athletics track, two tennis courts, an open-air swimming pool, a gymnasium, a dojo, an auditorium (280 seats) and a dance hall.
A Documentation and Information Center is available for middle and high school students, and a Library and Documentation Center for school children. We also provide computers and video projectors in all classrooms.

7. Seisen International School

1. Contact (Address) 1-12-15 Yoga, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 158-0097
(TEL) +81-3-3704-2661
2. Level Kindergarten (age 2-6 for girls and boys), Elementary School, Middle School and High School for girls
3. Language English
4. Capacity 810
5. Founded 1961
6. Others IB, CIS, NEASC, Japan Council of International Schools
7. Messages from the school Our belief is that international education helps to form caring young people and critical thinkers who can contribute to creating a better and more peaceful world. Sponsored by the Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Seisen is an international Catholic school that welcomes students from many ethnic groups, cultures and religious traditions into a happy, caring and respect filled atmosphere.
Seisen is a community made up of faculty, staff, students, parents and alumni, enriched by over 60 different nationalities, who all work together for the good of every student. It is our conviction that every student has a unique potential that they can achieve with our care and guidance.
Seisen offers an educational program that prepares "today's students for tomorrow's world". Our program spans preschool, elementary, middle and high school years, K-12, and focuses on very high academic standards as well as social, physical, aesthetic, cultural and spiritual development.
The International Baccalaureate Programme (IB) offers students in High School a Diploma that gives them a university entry credential for colleges worldwide. Seisen is an IB Continuum school fully authorized to deliver the PYP, MYP and DP Programmes.

8. St.Mary's International School

1. Contact (Address) 1-6-19 Seta, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 158-8668
(TEL) +81-3-3709-3411
(FAX) +81-3-3707-1950
2. Level RP,ES,MS,HS (K-12)
3. Language English
4. Capacity 960
5. Founded 1954
6. Others WASC, CIS, IB
7. Messages from the school St. Mary's International School is a Catholic, international, all-boys' school with a proud 67-year history of educating boys in Setagaya ward, Tokyo. Our experience goes from kindergarten to grade 12.
We nurture the intellectual, physical, emotional and social development of each student.Our challenging array of core curricular and extra-curricular programs are designed to enable each student to achieve excellence and success.
We provide a positive and safe learning environment, where a spirit of cooperation, friendship and mutual respect helps to maximize individual achievement. Also we offer the International Baccalaureate course of studies (IB), a globally recognized and rigorous pre-university program designed to give students the competitive edge they need for both university studies and their later careers.

9. The British School in Tokyo

1. Contact ■SHIBUYA Campus(Establishing body:Shibuya Kyoiku Gakuen)
(Address) 1-21-18 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0002, Japan
(TEL) +81-3-5467-4321
■SHOWA Campus(Establishing body:SHOWA WOMEN'S UNIVERSITY)
(Address) 1-7-57 Taishido, Showa Women's University 5th Bldg. Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 154-8533
(TEL) +81-3-3411-4211
2. Level The British School in Tokyo provides a broad and balanced curriculum based on the National Curriculum for England and tailored to meet the needs of international students in Japan aged 3 to 18 years old.
From age of 3 (nursery) to 8 (Year 3) students attend Shibuya Campus. From the age of 9 (Year 4) to 18 (Year 13) students attend Showa campus.
3. Language English
4. Capacity 685
5. Founded 1989
6. Others JCIS(The Japan Council of International Schools)
COBIS(Council of British International School)
FOBISIA(Federation of British International Schools in Asia)
7. Messages from the school The British School in Tokyo was established in 1989 and is committed to providing a British style international education of the highest quality. The school's strong reputation for high quality holistic education is well established and it is a truly international co-educational school with many students aged between 3 and 18, representing over 60 different nationalities.
BST is an inclusive school where academic standards are high. Our experienced educators are consummate professionals who are always willing to go the extra mile to ensure that all students are offered the opportunity to fulfill their potential both in and beyond the classroom. The result is that, whether they are returning to continue their education in their home country, moving on to another international school or seeking places at top universities around the world, BST students are invariably well-equipped to take the next step in their education.

10.Tokyo International School

1. Contact (Address) 2-13-6 Minami Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0047
(TEL) +81-3-5484-1160
2. Level Kindergarten 1 - Grade 8
3. Language English
4. Capacity 380
5. Founded 1994
6. Others IB PYP & MYP Authorization
CIS Accreditation
A member of Japan Council of International School and EARCOS
Model School for Columbia University Teachers College Readers & Writers Project.
Child Safeguarding Recognized School
7. Messages from the school Yokoso! Tokyo International School is an accredited IB school located in the heart of Tokyo with 350 students in attendance, representing 60 nationalities. We are a mission driven, not for profit school that believes in developing the whole child to nurture well balanced inquirers.
Within the IB framework, we implement frontline educational programs like the US Common Core for Math, Literacy, Music and Arts, Development Matters in early years and elements of the Australian curriculum for PE. Another central program is the acclaimed Columbia University Teachers College Readers and Writers Project School. Our Project Status, just one of five schools globally, means annually Columbia sends their teacher trainers to coach our students and staff. As part of our mission to nurture inquirers for global responsibility, community service is explored through our student-led group, Kids For Kids.
As an IB school, we immerse ourselves in our host country's culture and language, which means our second language is Japanese. Our program is built on a philosophy that mirrors how a child learns to speak their first language and we have 6 levels from beginners to native. As firm believers in experiential learning, we provide many field and overnight trips not just around Tokyo, but to other parts of Japan to facilitate cultural experiences.
Curious about us? Visit our website or contact

11.International School of the Sacred Heart

1. Contact (Address) 4-3-1 Hiroo, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0012
(TEL) +81-3-3400-3951
(FAX) +81-3-3400-3496
2. Level Kindergarten, Junior School, Middle School, High School
3. Language English
4. Capacity 580
5. Founded 1908
6. Others CIS and WASC
7. Messages from the school The International School of the Sacred Heart is an English speaking school for girls from Grade 1 through Grade 12, and a co-educational Kindergarten. Our purpose is to serve the English speaking community in the Tokyo area. The school offers an international program based primarily on the curriculum from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. The school is CIS and WASC accredited. The aim of Sacred Heart schools is the development of the whole person, providing opportunities for academic and non-academic activities. We want our students to grow in dignity, as human beings and as Children of God. When you come to our school, you will experience our unique and proven values program that includes our international faculty, our students, and the diverse families of our community. It is my personal and deep belief that the education we offer at Sacred Heart will enable our students to become citizens of the world in transforming our society to bring about peace. It is important to me that there should be no stereotypes - girls are scientists, musicians, poets, athletes. Sacred Heart is a place where students can develop resilience and confidence to become women who can use their resources, imagination and creativity.

12.Christian Academy in Japan

1. Contact (Address) 1-2-14 Shinkawa-cho Higashi Kurume-shi Tokyo 203-0013 Japan
(TEL) +81-42-471-0022
2. Level K through 12
3. Language English
4. Capacity 538
5. Founded 1950
6. Others Western Association of Schools and Colleges, A member of JCSI, EARCOS, and ACSI
7. Messages from the school Christian Academy in Japan provides a rigorous, high-quality international Christian education in English for students from a wide variety of countries. Today's students need to wade through seemingly unending options to find their way. Without a solid, Christ-centered worldview, it is easy to get lost. At CAJ, we want to help our students relate scriptural principles to academic work and use this knowledge to serve Japan and the world for Christ. While at CAJ, students study in a nurturing and stimulating environment on a modern, appealing campus in the Western suburbs of Tokyo, exploring diverse fields from robotics to performing arts, as well as a variety of sports on the new turf field, multi-purpose courts, and a spacious gymnasium. When they leave CAJ, they are well equipped for higher education and for lives of service all over the world.

13.The American School in Japan

1. Contact (Address) 1-1-1 Nomizu, Chofu-shi, Tokyo, 182-0031 Japan
(TEL) +81-422-34-5300
2. Level Kindergarten、Elementary School, Middle School, High School (Age 5-18)
3. Language English
4. Capacity 1450
5. Founded 1902
6. Others WASC(Western Association of Schools and Colleges)
7. Messages from the school Serving students from over 50 countries, The American School in Japan has offered a coeducational, college preparatory program since 1902. Operating on two campuses, ASIJ is an independent, co-educational international day school that enrolls students from three years of age through high school. The school's curriculum is modeled on the American system of education with a mission of "fostering a community of inquisitive learners and independent thinkers, inspired to be their best selves, empowered to make a difference."
With diverse curricular and co-curricular programs, a highly qualified faculty of over 150, and over 1,450 students, ASIJ is one of the oldest and most respected international institutions in Japan. Now in our second century of education, ASIJ is privileged in continuing a tradition of academic excellence and personal growth with a global perspective that we hope will nurture in today's youth a bright and well-founded vision of tomorrow's possibilities.
Students at ASIJ become adept at identifying problems and using innovation and collaboration to design and evaluate solutions. They take risks, explore passions, develop their strengths and pursue their personal paths with resilience. Students also develop the capacity to understand diverse perspectives.

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