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IB and Canadian curriculums
Ages 3 to 18

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CurriculumsIB and Canadian
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Boarding available
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 15 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: ¥1,260,000
to: ¥3,060,000
Address: 4-1 Koyo-cho Naka Higashinada-ku Kobe 658-0032 Hyogo Japan
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality

25% North American, 10% European, 50% Asian (including 25% Japanese), and 15% representing the rest of the world.

Ratio of local students to international students

25% local : 75% international

Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Teacher Assistants in Early Childhood

Language support for students not fluent in English

Additional English support is provided for those who are new or newer to the language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Japanese, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

Students have access to iPads and computers located in maker spaces, mobile mini-labs, the library, and in every classroom. CA operates a one to one laptop program for all students from Grades 3 to 12. Specialist staff support teachers in building technology into the curriculum.

Waiting list

Yes – depending on the grade level

Entry evaluation for students

Yes – by default CA requires a student interview supported by appropriate testing to ensure that the student can access our programs and succeed in our school.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

CA has an open admissions timeline and will accept applications throughout the year – however, places for the new school year start to fill in the spring, so applications should be submitted sooner rather than later.

Students can join after academic year begins


Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, Canadian Academy High School Diploma, US High School Diploma

School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

CA does offer a limited availability learning support program for children with mild to moderate learning needs.

Student access to education psychologist


School start time


School finish time


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

CA offers a range of activities encompassing the arts, culture, technology, and student wellness, as well as a variety of sports teams and clubs.

School provided lunches


Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)


Sports facilities at the school

Athletic facilities include two full-size gymnasia, a fitness center with an aerobic zone, two soccer fields, two tennis courts, an outdoor basketball court, and spacious playgrounds for Elementary School and Early Childhood with age-appropriate equipment. Our students also maintain a series of on-campus vegetable gardens.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

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.

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