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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
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|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
English Language Support
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
|External examinations or assessments available||
|Entry evaluation for students||
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
Coordinate Testing (if required due to language/other needs): Applicants may require onsite testing, which requires an additional appointment prior to an interview. This will depend on the individual applicant, their enrollment timing and educational background.
Schedule Admissions Interview: If NIS is considered a good fit for your child, a family interview will be arranged. Applicants may be asked to complete a writing sample.
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)||
NIS accepts applications at all times of the year, and students can enroll at any time, depending on availability, through grade 11. Applications are not accepted for students intending to enroll in grade 12. To complete the IB Diploma Programme, high school students must enroll no later than the beginning of grade 11 and must complete their last two full years at NIS. For students entering the ELC preschool 3, applications are accepted as early as September 1 of the year prior to intended enrollment.
|School bus service available||
|School provided lunches||
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
NIS is a member of the Western Japan Athletic Association (W.J.A.A.) through which its middle school and high school students compete against teams from other international schools throughout Japan. NIS also has “friendly” games with local Japanese schools as well.
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Nagoya International School is an inclusive school community serving the needs of students with various gifts and talents, embracing a diversity of language, culture, and personal identity.
Guided by the framework of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program, NIS' talented educators challenge students to question the answers and stretch their imaginations, empowering them to think creatively and critically, pursue lifelong learning, and contribute positively to the global community.
|Teaching approach of the school||
NIS inspires and empowers our students to think critically and creatively, pursue lifelong learning, and contribute positively to the global community.