International, American curriculum
Ages 4 to 12

Yamato International School

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CurriculumInternational, American
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 12

Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average
Maximum 8 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school is not available for a twelve year old child.

Address: 2-1-18 Minami Azabu Minato-ku Tokyo Japan

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Number of students


Max. number of students per class


School bus service available

Yamato International School transportation provides a convenient, reliable, and safe bus service to its campus in Azabu. Each student has their own bus stop and about 80% of the student body enjoy their bus ride to and from school each day.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yamato International School provides excellent services and professional care to children and young adults with special needs.

Learning support offered

It is part of the school's mission to help every individual strive to achieve their personal best to improve quality of life. Physical therapy and strengthening sessions are held daily at the school along with arts, academics and social events. All staff are highly experienced with a special focus towards advancement, safety and respect. All obstacles in life can be overcome with the right attitude and a pure heart.

Supervised care before/after school

Early Bird/Extended care program is open from 7:30 am until 8:00 pm and students can participate in co-curricular activities upon requests.

School provided lunches


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Yamato International School designs their educational approach with reference to America’s academic curriculum, along with an emphasis on specialized individual programs developed for each and every student. The class sizes consist of smaller groups of students, which provide opportunities to form closer relationships with their teachers, leading them to greater academic achievement. Through this one-on-one approach, YIS instills the development of ethical and responsible individuals by teaching the importance of morals and character building. Yamato International School also provides Exchange Programs with partnership schools abroad, constructing an educational environment to facilitate intercultural learning and identity development by encouraging students to experience the understanding the similarities and differences of their own culture and the host country’s traditions and values. Through this international curriculum, Yamato International School values and inspires their students to achieve their full potential.

Teaching approach of the school

The school is famous and known for accommodating children with any kind of special needs. Yamato IS has its own original curriculum that is tailored to suit each child. Creativity is emphasized here at Yamato International School, for every student has an arts and crafts class every single day.