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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Class sizes||Average||6 students / class|
|Maximum||8 students / class|
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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.
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.
|Entry evaluation for students||
Interview and assessment.
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
Interview with the Head of School.
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)||
|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.
|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.
|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.