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Language of instructionFrench
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Reviews: 4.7
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction French
Native French teachers
Extra languages (other than French)
Class sizes Average 12 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: ¥750,000
to: ¥840,000
Address: 411 Motoshinmeicho Tominokojidōri Gojo agaru Shimogyō-ku Kyoto 〒600-8065, Japan
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Native French speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in French

Our school also welcomes non-French speaking families. Children from these families are automatically enrolled in a support program designed to help them rapidly build up their self-confidence and achieve fluency.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Japanese, English, German, Spanish, Chinese, Latin

Max. number of students per class

20 students / class

Average number of students per class

12 students / class

Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

Projector, Ipad

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)


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


External examinations or assessments available


Results in these examinations

Baccalauréat 100%
DNB 100%

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

About 20 minutes for elementary (6-10)
about 1 hour for secondary (11-17)

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

For children who speak little or no French, support systems allow them to progress quickly in small groups.

Waiting list


Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline. Registration is open throughout the year.

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school


School bus service available


School provided lunches


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


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Art, Music, English (beginner), English (intermediary), Drawing, Dancing, Handcraft, Free play, Danse, Study, Gymnastic, Soccer, French (Adults), Japanese (Adults), Coding, Drama, Pottery, Aikido, Guitare

Sports activities included

Gymnase with equipment

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Volley-ball team, Football team

Facilities at the school

Library, sciences labo

Sports facilities at the school


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Part of AEFE, a worldwide network of 522 schools in 139 countries, LFI Kyoto has, for 20 years, provided an academic excellence focusing on students wellbeing. All programs are in compliance with the guidelines of the French Ministry of Education and, up to the first year of junior high school, all grades are issued a governmental accreditation.

Teaching approach of the school

School project
Axe 1 – Master languages.
Develop any action aimed at mastering the French language.
Learn foreign languages from a multilingual perspective.
Mastery of languages: mathematical, scientific, historical, geographic and artistic.
Axe 2 – Preparing students for the world of today and tomorrow.
Welcome all audiences.
Educate in safety and health.
Develop environmental awareness.
Encourage solidarity between students.
Support the student in their personal orientation project.
Axe 3 – Opening the school to the various cultural environments.
Reinforce the course of cultural and artistic education.
Promote exchanges and partnerships with educational and cultural establishments.


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