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The Montessori School of Tokyo

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 15
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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 22 students / class
Maximum 30 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: ¥2,350,000
to: ¥2,450,000
Address: 3-5-13 Minami Azabu Minatoku, Tokyo Japan
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality

1/3 European

Ratio of local students to international students

25% Local 75% International

Max. number of students per class

Little People - 12
Sunshine - 26
Lower Elementary - 26
Upper Elementary - 30
Middle School - 16

Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school


Use of technology in the classroom

No screens in our 2-3 and 3-6 classrooms.
Desktop computers introduced from age 6+ for limited research and typing skills

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Uniform required


Waiting list


Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

Students visit the classroom where they will spend some time with a teacher and be introduced to some of the materials

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Check our website for details.

Students can join after academic year begins

Only if space is available and the student is a good fit

External examinations or assessments available

Annual International School Assessment (ISA)

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

The Montessori approach offers support to all individuals

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

The Montessori approach offers support to all individuals

Student access to education psychologist


School start time


School finish time

3:30 for ages 2-12
4:20 for ages 12-15

Supervised care before/after school


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The school runs a diverse programme which includes activities such as Table Tennis, Ballet, Sport Stacking, Aikido, Creative Dance, language classes and craft clubs amongst many others.

School provided lunches

A private catering service is available

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

A private catering service is available

Sports activities included

Students participate in weekly classes, incorporating sports and activities such as Cross Country Running, Swimming, Soccer, Gymnastics, Dance, Gymnastics and Dodgeball amongst a variety of other progressive physical activities and co-operative games.

Sports facilities at the school

The MST Multipurpose room hosts numerous sports and movement classes (including Table Tennis, Dance, Aikido and Sport Stacking, amongst others). Elementary and Middle School students use the MST Bus to travel to a local gymnasium for weekly Physical Education classes.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

A warm community and nurturing teachers. A home to a community of learners. A place where students embark on an enjoyable adventure, learning all about themselves, about others, and the world we share. A place where learning is an amazing journey, not a race.

Teaching approach of the school

The curriculum in a Montessori classroom is extensive and can take a child as far as they wish to go.

Teachers are trained to deliver lessons at the optimal moment of readiness for each child. Rather than delivering curriculum according to a predetermined timetable, at MST we follow the child’s interest and passion so that lessons meet students where they are and take them to the next level.

This individualised approach means that students find success and joy in the learning rather than frustration and boredom. We allow the child to self-construct, in a carefully prepared environment, under the guidance of trained Montessori professionals.

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