Tokyo
Canadian, International curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

Canadian International School Tokyo

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CurriculumCanadian, International
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes
Yearly fees (G7): ¥2,150,000

Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 13 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: ¥2,150,000
Address: 5-8-20 Kitashinagawa, Shinagawa-ku Tokyo 141-0001 Japan

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Number of students

267

Number of nationalities represented in the school

27

Most common nationality

Japanese

Ratio of local students to international students

48 to 52

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

13

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, only in KG.

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Japanese

Use of technology in the classroom

Tablets are available for all teachers to sign out for any class. We have two full computer labs. We have 4 smart boards. technology is used in almost all subjects. The school has WiFi throughout.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

From 30 minutes a night in lower elementary to 2 to 3 hours a night in senior high.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

In some grades. Senior KG is full.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, from grades 2 to 12.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

We have our own entrance test to determine a student's English and math level.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Students are accepted throughout the year, if there is space in the grade applied for.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

Only our own internal exams in grades 6 through 12.

Results in these examinations

Sufficient for them to enter universities worldwide.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

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

N/A

School bus service available

No

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

We have a full time guidance counsellor.

Learning support offered

Testing, and recommendation to an appropriately qualified child psychologist, if necessary.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Differentiation is expected from all teachers.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

08:30 am

School finish time

KG finishes at 2:50, grades 1 and 2 at 3:00, grades 3 to 5 at 3:15, and grades 6 to 12 at 3:50.

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, up to 6:00 pm.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Depends on what teachers offer. Currently several sports, cooking, yoga, running, year book, photography, table tennis.

School provided lunches

No, students bring lunch from home or subscribe to an outside delivery service.

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

N/A

Sports activities included

Karate, basketball, soccer, volleyball, physical fitness

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Small classes, sense of family, strong parental involvement.

Teaching approach of the school

Holistic, students are expected to take responsibility for their own learning. Teachers are encouraged and supported in professional development.