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Shinagawa International School

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 12
Yearly fees (G6): ¥1,750,000
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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 14 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: ¥1,750,000
Address: 4-8-8 Higashishinagawa, Shinagawa, Tokyo 140-0002, Japan
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality

Americans,Germans,Koreans,Turkish, Japanese. etc

Ratio of local students to international students


Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers

All homeroom teachers are native speakers from UK,US,Canada,Australia.

Language support for students not fluent in English

ESL support is provided.

Additional language classes offered by the school


Use of technology in the classroom

We have stand-alone ICT subject and all classes are equipped with smart boards.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, generally in holidays for lower primary, Kindergarten, and preschool. Upper primary is generally given daily homework

Approximate hours of homework given

It changes according to classes. Preschool, Kindergarten students may be around 20 minutes , others are little bit longer

Uniform required


Waiting list

Some classes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, we have screening system.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Half day of class observation , duration depends on students' situation. Admission committee's interview with students and parents

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Because international schools accept students who may arrive in Japan from overseas at any time, applications for admission are accepted year-round. SIS Tokyo, as well, does not set a fixed application deadline. Interest applicants should first find out more about SIS Tokyo, such as by signing up for a school information session and fill out an advance registration form.

Students can join after academic year begins


Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


External examinations or assessments available

ISA Test

Results in these examinations


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No, we are a secular school and we welcome students from all races, religions, and cultures.

School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Extra support is provided. Additional classes are arranged

Student access to education psychologist

Yes, when needed

School start time


School finish time

3:15 pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, up to 18:00 in the afternoon.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

A wide range of ASP programs we have,

School provided lunches

On request

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


Sports activities included

PE Classes, Swimming, Perceptual Motor Program . Undokai/Sports day,Field trips,Indoor sport activities

Sports facilities at the school

Outdoor as well as indoor sport facilities(Gymnasium), swimming pool as nearby facility

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Undokai, as an exchange activity neighboring public schools

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Shinagawa International School is committed to follow and further develop the International Baccalaureate (IB) PYP Programme. The Primary Years Programme (PYP) is followed from Preschool,Kindergarten to Grade 6. We are an IB PYP Authorized school. Other characteristics of our school are excellent multi-cultural environment, all native homeroom teachers, English, and Japanese Language Support, Low student-teacher ratio, Wide range of ASPs, Family-like atmosphere, Day Care

Teaching approach of the school

Our mission is to provide a multicultural learning community which nurtures passion for academic, social, and personal success.

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