International Secondary School has changed its name to Tokyo International Progressive School.
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||10 students / class|
All the details about this school in their own words
|Number of students||
|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Max. number of students per class||
Academic classes are capped at 10 students per class.
|Average number of students per class||
Academic classes are capped at 10 students per class, but they 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 TIPS faculty is accredited through their local professional organizations.
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
English Immersion Program
|Entry evaluation for students||
Interview and assessment.
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)||
|Students can join after academic year begins||
Yes, TIPS 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||
TIPS specializes in ministering to students in the Tokyo area who need individualized and personalized educational programs.
|Learning support offered||
TIPS 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 TIPS 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||
Tokyo International Progressive School is a progressive alternative international school in the heart of Tokyo, Japan. The unique school encompasses grades 4-12. TIPS caters to students with diverse learning needs and abilities. TIPS uses small class environments to foster student learning and social growth. TIPS is an English language environment and all classes and social events are conducted in English.
|Teaching approach of the school||
TIPS believes that every student is a unique individual. TIPS strives to assist students in developing their learning strengths and offers support to address their needs.