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Ages 11 to 18

International Secondary School

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 11 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): ¥2,980,800
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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 6 students / class
Maximum 8 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: ¥2,980,800
Address: 3-18-16 Megurohoncho, Meguro-Ku, Tokyo 152-0002, Japan

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class

Academic classes often average about 6 per class. Small class sizes enables our teachers to give quality, individual attention to each student. For students, this means greater understanding, confidence and accountability.

Native English speaking teachers

The staff is reflective of the international composition of the school, with teachers from Canada, the USA, the UK, Ireland and Japan. The entire ISS faculty is accredited through their local professional organizations.

Language support for students not fluent in English

English Immersion Program. At the conclusion of this program students will integrate into an English Learning Environment. This program is intended to be a one-year bridging program, which transitions students from a non-English Learning Environment into an English Learning Environment.

Students are placed in the preceding year, and the emphasis of instruction in all of their interactions with teachers and peers is on the development of their English Language skills. In addition to classroom work focused on English Language development, students will also be provided structured EAL support. In a normal set of circumstances the student progresses to regular programming the next year.

Uniform required

No. ISS does not have school uniform as it emphasizes personal identity. However it has dress code for schooling in order to maintain discipline in school environment.
Students who undertake Physical Education class are required to wear school PE T-shirts.

Entry evaluation for students

Interview and assessment.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Interview with the Head of School.
English proficiency assessment and trial schooling may be required.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, International Secondary School accept students anytime as long as there is a space in class.

External examinations or assessments available

Students will receive a accredited High School diploma. UNHS is fully accredited by the Nebraska Department of Education and UCA CASI. Colleges and universities around the world accept University of Nebraska-Lincoln High School transcripts.

School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

International Secondary School specializes in ministering to students in the Tokyo area who need individualized and personalized educational programs.

Learning support offered

ISS varying programs and individual support provide different levels of service to its students.
ISS is aligned with the National Association of Special Education Teachers, and ISS teachers are compelled, as part of the school's Professional Development initiative, to complete on-going course work. Teachers also add to their professional repertoire in response to individual learning needs of students that are registered to their classes.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Chess Club, Film Making, Hiking, Music, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Judo.

School provided lunches

ACE (Action Committee / Entrepreneurship) class is organizing Lunch Service everyday . Also students are able to get some lunch from the various shops and convenience stores nearby during the lunch time.

Sports activities included

All ISS students participate in Physical Education every other day for the duration of the entire year. The school's PE program focuses on skill development, improving fitness levels developing team play and sportsmanship.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

International Secondary School, Tokyo, is a combined Junior, Middle and High School catering to students with a wide range of needs and abilities. International Secondary School specializes in ministering to students in the Tokyo area who need individualized and personalized educational programs. ISS focuses on small class environments to maximise the learning outcomes for its students.
International Secondary School of 40 students is represented by over 15 different nationalities. In a small school setting each student can make a significant contribution to their school, and so each student is challenged to share their gifts and talents to make ISS a wonderful place to go to school.

Teaching approach of the school

ISS offers personalised learning where core classes are limited to a maximum of eight students to give the students as much attention and access to their teacher as possible. All teachers are available four afternoons a week for Extended Instructional Time where students can access their teachers for additional help.