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Below, we have compiled our top 20 international schools in Japan according to our users. However, there are another 78 schools to choose from in the country. You can find the best international school for your child by personalising your results. Just fill in your search criteria, and we will calculate a personal score for every international school in the city of your choosing based on your requirements.

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One World International School Osaka

World-Class International Education at One World International School Osaka
City
Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe
Curriculum
International, IB PYP Candidate
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 13
Yearly fees - 2023/2024
from: ¥1,350,000
to: ¥1,540,002

The Innovation Fellowship (TIF)

A new international high school for students who want to become successful in life by doing work that is meaningful to them.
City
Tokyo
Curriculum
American, International, Project Based Learning
Language of instruction
English
Ages
14 to 18
Yearly fees - 2023/2024
from: ¥1,000,000
to: ¥1,000,000
Reviews
(5 reviews)

Best 20 International Schools in Japan

Out of a total of 98 International Schools in Japan.

Based on the aggregated preferences of our users in the last 30 days.

Kohana International School

The entire school curriculum is divided into 7 subsets
1. Academics
2. Performing Arts
3. Fine Arts
4. Club activities
5. Free Play
6. Intra-class competitions
7. External competitions
City
Tokyo
Curriculum
British
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 18
Yearly fees - 2023/2024
from: ¥784,000
to: ¥1,034,000

United School of Tokyo

UST a unique school founded by teachers and parents to provide affordable, quality educational opportunities for families in Tokyo. UST is a popular choice for parents who are looking for a holistic, child-centric school community with good balance between a rigorous international curriculum and daily Japanese program, with great emphasis on creativity, outdoor education, community service and charity.
City
Tokyo
Curriculum
American
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 14
Yearly fees - 2023/2024
from: ¥1,620,000
to: ¥1,930,000

Axis International School

Students learn to be motivated and self disciplined from an early age so that they can become independent learners and thinkers.
City
Tokyo
Curriculum
American
Language of instruction
English
Ages
2 to 18
Yearly fees - 2023/2024
from: ¥1,795,000
to: ¥2,731,600

Clarence International School

Clarence International School offers a unique opportunity for a culturally rich international education in Tokyo. Founded on the British curriculum.
City
Tokyo
Curriculum
British
Language of instruction
English
Ages
2 to 6
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: ¥1,800,000
to: ¥1,800,000

The French-Japanese International School of Tokyo

The French-Japanese International School of Tokyo (established in 2019), is a primary (2019), secondary school (2022), and a French International nursery, with a total capacity of 250 places, International Baccalaureate PYP accreditation candidate* and a Tokyo Metropolitan Government supported school, with the aim of becoming member of the French accredited international schools' network.
Remaining open during holidays, promoting an education of excellence in classes with a satisfactory teachers-students ratio, our team of certified teachers offers the following programs:
French, English, Japanese or bi/trilingual nursery program (ages 1~3)
Bilingual French-English, French-Japanese or 100% French Preschool, Elementary & Middle School programs (French Ministry of Education)
100% English, Japanese, or bilingual English-Japanese Preschool, Elementary & Middle School (project & inquiry based)
After-school activities for ages 2 to 18
Language courses for adults
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*Ecole Internationale Franco-Japonaise is a candidate school** for the PYP. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy- a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education- that we believe is important for our students.
**Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme (DP), or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes visit http://www.ibo.org.
City
Tokyo
Curriculum
French, Project & Inquiry-Based
Languages of instruction
English, French, Japanese
Ages
1 to 15
Yearly fees - 2023/2024
from: ¥1,100,000
to: ¥1,240,800

Abroad International School Osaka

Abroad International School Osaka provides a comprehensive and inclusive education which follows the IB (International Baccalaureate)PYP (Primary Years program).
AISO maintains a low student to teacher ratio allowing for a strong student teacher relationships and a variety of extra-curricular activities. While the language of instruction is English. students go beyond mere language learning and become good communicators who do well in all areas.
City
Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe
Curriculum
IB, British
Language of instruction
English
Ages
1 to 14
Yearly fees - 2023/2024
from: ¥1,130,000
to: ¥1,500,000
Reviews
(1 review)

CGK International School

An international school located in Yokohama, CGK is providing a curriculum of high quality, inquiry-based learning as an IB PYP candidate school.
We provide consistent childcare and education from 2 years old in preschool through elementary, middle and high school.
We support families who want an international education for their students as long as one parent speaks either English or Japanese.
Our philosophy is to raise real global kids by helping them develop a balance of self-expression, acute cognitive abilities, and a spirit of inquiry.
City
Tokyo
Curriculum
International
Language of instruction
English
Ages
2 to 11
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: ¥1,801,800
to: ¥1,940,400

Ivy Prep International School

Ivy Prep International School is a Multilingual, Multicultural, IMMERSION International School serving the educational needs of both the international and local communities
of Tokyo. We run our original IPIS Program based on the CAMBRIDGE Curriculum (EYFS for Kindergarten, Cambridge Primary for Primary and up) and prepare students for ”A”
level examinations for reputable Universities worldwide.
We aim to provide students with the fundamental principles required to be leaders, capable of dealing with societies undergoing rapid internationalization, and advanced information technology adoption. Our diversified program allows children to become truly international, successful and resourceful individuals in any given environment, prepares them for the challenges and opportunities of our interconnected world.
City
Tokyo
Curriculum
British
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 14
This school does not make their fees public.

One World International School Osaka

World-Class International Education at One World International School Osaka
City
Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe
Curriculum
International, IB PYP Candidate
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 13
Yearly fees - 2023/2024
from: ¥1,350,000
to: ¥1,540,002

Kobe Bilingual School

Kobe Bilingual School is a bilingual international school in Kobe for children aged 3-12, promoting local and global learning. KOBILS implements Scotland’s Curriculum for Excellence alongside the Japanese national curriculum. KOBILS strives to help develop SKILL in their students: to become Strong, Kind, Inquisitive, Life-Long Learners. They encourage children to recognise and build on their strengths while overcoming their weaknesses, whether they be in academics, sports or daily life. In this way children can be the best they can be and find their place as effective contributors to society - both now and in the future.
City
Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe
Curriculum
International, Japanese
Languages of instruction
English, Japanese
Ages
3 to 12
Yearly fees - 2022/2023
from: ¥840,000
to: ¥1,002,000

Deutsche Schule Kobe International

Deutsche Schule Kobe International is a German international school abroad and an IB World School for children ages 2 to 11. DSKI provides an exceptional, innovative education anchored by its German heritage with international values and recognized for embracing the rich diversity in its learners and the world. DSKI approaches education holistically in order to ensure that students learn using their heart, head and hands.
City
Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe
Curriculum
IB, German, French
Languages of instruction
English, French, German
Ages
2 to 11
This school does not make their fees public.

Aoba-Japan International School

As an international school in Japan, we aim to develop:
Global Leaders
Global leadership is a mindset that enables us to initiate, lead, and participate in socially responsible actions. Global leaders take action through a holistic, balanced, and reflective framework. They lead with an understanding of multiple perspectives related to physical, managerial, psychological, political, cultural, and spiritual domains
Entrepreneurs and Innovators
Entrepreneurship and innovation are core to social responsibility. They involve the discovery and application of knowledge and ideas to improve the human condition. Entrepreneurs innovate by generating and applying new ideas designed to impact the world in positive ways.
Effective Communicators
Effective communication involves both imparting and exchanging ideas in a clear and concise way to produce desired results. Effective communicators are active thinkers and attentive listeners who offer ideas openly and weigh them against the thoughts and ideas of others with their integrity maintained.
Wise Risk Takers
Wise risk takers have the courage to attempt new and untested things in order to achieve their goals. They use discerning and analytical thinking to identify potential and manage risk. They see solutions instead of problems, possibilities instead of obstacles, and probabilities instead of futility.
Effective Problem Solvers
Effective problem solvers are open-minded and see problems from multiple perspectives. They can analyze problems in order to understand, assess, and identify possible solutions. They act on solutions that are designed to make the world a better place to live.
City
Tokyo
Curriculum
IB
Language of instruction
English
Ages
2 to 18
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: ¥2,120,500
to: ¥2,862,500

Yoyogi International School

Yoyogi International School provides a first-class education with a totally unique curriculum for international students from around the world age 1 1/2 to 11 years old.
Yoyogi International School was founded in 1999 with the vision of providing the children of the international community in Tokyo with a high-quality early childhood education. The School quickly earned a reputation of providing excellent international education, and proudly became one of the most prestigious early learning centers in Tokyo. Yoyogi International School has since extended its' high-quality, enriching program to primary education.
YIS embraces the needs of every child by providing a warm, secure and nurturing environment where children gain independence, motivation, develop critical thinking skills and integrity that are essential for the global society in the 21st century.
City
Tokyo
Curriculum
IB
Language of instruction
English
Ages
4 to 14
Yearly fees - 2023/2024
from: ¥2,607,000
to: ¥2,717,000
Reviews
(2 reviews)

Ascot International School Japan

Ascot is an international school located in Kobe, Japan is a Cambridge certified International School.
City
Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe
Curriculum
British, Japanese
Languages of instruction
English, Japanese
Ages
3 to 18
Yearly fees - 2022/2023
from: ¥1,080,000
to: ¥1,660,000
Reviews
(3 reviews)

Horizon Japan International School

Horizon Japan International School serves students from preschool through high school, and is an IB Continuum School offering the PYP, MYP and DP programmes.
As an IB World School, our mission is to develop each student by providing an outstanding international education for overall success in a caring and courageous environment from early years through to university entrance.
City
Tokyo
Curriculum
IB, American
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 18
Yearly fees - 2023/2024
from: ¥2,000,000
to: ¥2,350,000

Canadian Academy

Canadian Academy is an international day and boarding pre-K to grade 12 IB World school, located in Kobe, Japan. Built on over 100 years of history, we offer innovative experiences and programs, highly-qualified and highly-regarded educators, and some of the best facilities in international schools globally. Our students are challenged and inspired during their time at CA, and go on to attend the world's finest universities and colleges.
City
Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe
Curriculum
IB
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 18
Yearly fees - 2024/2025
from: ¥1,260,000
to: ¥3,160,000

Tokyo YMCA International School

Tokyo YMCA International School provides an education guided by the YMCA core values of caring, respect, responsibility, and honesty, plus the importance of community and a high level of academic excellence. To instill and nurture success within the school's diverse school population, TYIS encourages its students to develop an awareness and appreciation of cultural identity and individual acceptance.
City
Tokyo
Curriculum
American
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 14
Yearly fees - 2023/2024
from: ¥1,976,000
to: ¥1,976,000

New International School of Japan

We are multiage and dual language by design, and we are free from the rigidity and standardization of the age-grade system. Our students are remarkably engaged as we provide a multitude of resources and a positive ethos that is hard to duplicate in traditional school settings. *Mastery* motivation is usual, as we do not make children feel good or bad by virtue of their comparison with others, instead respecting their readiness and timing for learning. The style largely breaks the so-called *cycle of predictability" as the children experience being younger or older, more proficient or less proficient, over time, in their classes. They develop social, communication, and presentation skills as well as academic skills as an inherent part of their school experience. Whereas one of the classroom teachers may communicate and *teach* in English and the other in Japanese, the children are welcome and encouraged to use and develop all of their language proficiencies. We view them all as emerging bilinguals or multilinguals. This is a *translanguaging* context-based approach as opposed to a fundamentally monolingual rule-oriented approach to language acquisition and use. Parents are advised to check the mission on our website, as it does describe what we do, and to attend an orientation and tour as part of the application process.
City
Tokyo
Curriculum
International, Japanese
Languages of instruction
English, Japanese
Ages
3 to 18
Yearly fees - 2023/2024
from: ¥2,000,000
to: ¥2,400,000

Tokyo International School

TIS strives to successfully combine contemporary, yet rigorous teaching, learning and assessment practices, with important, family-like relationships which exist between teachers, students and parents.
City
Tokyo
Curriculum
IB
Language of instruction
English
Ages
4 to 16
Yearly fees - 2023/2024
from: ¥2,810,000
to: ¥2,860,000

Tokyo Bay International School

Empowering Students to be Smart & Successful Global Citizens
City
Tokyo
Curriculum
British, Montessori
Language of instruction
English
Ages
3 to 14
This school does not make their fees public.

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