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Christian and International
Bilingual
Ages 6 to 18

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CityKyoto-Osaka-Kobe
CurriculumsChristian and International
Languages of instructionEnglish and Japanese
Age RangeAges 6 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Japanese
Native English and Japanese teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Japanese)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Maximum 30 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: ¥1,048,000
to: ¥1,048,000
Address: 63-1 Yuden Tanabe, Kyotanabe, Kyoto 610-0331, Japan
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Number of students

241

Number of nationalities represented in the school

19

Most common nationality

Japanese

Ratio of local students to international students

7:3

Native English and Japanese speaking teachers

Yes in most cases

Language support for students not fluent in English and Japanese

No

Additional language classes offered by the school

None

Max. number of students per class

24 for elementary school and 30 for middle school and high school (maximum homeroom size. no policy on maximum class size for subject classes)

Average number of students per class

20 (average homeroom size)

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

No

Use of technology in the classroom

Students learn IT skills from typing to advanced programming in computer classes. These skills are utilized in other subject fields to a varying degree depending on classes. Classrooms are equipped with projectors.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes. We use Google Workspace for Education.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Yes. KIUA is a Christian (Protestant) school.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

Students are not required to be Christians to attend. All other religions are respected. Students are expected to abide by Christian norms while at school but are not required or pressured to convert to Christianity.

External examinations or assessments available

TOEFL

Results in these examinations

Generally very good

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

30 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the grade level

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

97%

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

No

Learning support offered

Not applicable

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Yes

Student access to education psychologist

No. But students have access to a clinical psychologist on staff.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes. Interview and checking of previous school records.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

No

Waiting list

Yes but only in some grade levels

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

July 31 and November 30 for first graders. No deadline for other grades.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

School start time

8:45 AM for elementary school. 8:40 AM for middle school and high school.

School finish time

3:15 PM for elementary school. 3:30 PM for middle school and high school.

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

School bus service available

No

School provided lunches

No

Uniform required

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Sports clubs, student government, yearbook committee, science club, music band.

Sports activities included

Physical education classes, seasonal sports clubs (softball, baseball, soccer, basketball, volleyball)

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Facilities at the school

Library, science lab, computer room, art room, multi-purpose hall, and elementary school playground

Sports facilities at the school

1 volleyball/basketball court and 1 futsal court

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Christian virtues and commitment, family atmosphere, free inquiry, self-expression, wholesome interactions.

Teaching approach of the school

We support our students in the development of their God-given skills in an environment that encourages discussion, inquiry and reflection.
Kyoto International University Academy will show you a bilingual education that goes beyond proficiency in 2 languages. KIUA offers a practical bilingual education to both Japanese students and foreign students.
KIUA believes that it can best prepare students for life by education them from a biblical perspective. With Biblical principles as their foundation, students will be ready to form their own set of values and make wise decisions.

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