Best Schools January 10, 2018

Best International Schools in Japan

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International Schools are very popular in Japan. Discover our selection of the Best International Schools in Japan.

Why study in Japan?

Japan offers expat families a life in a fascinating country that combines modern and exciting cities such as Tokyo and Osaka with the historical and traditional rural countrysides of places such as Kyoto and Matsumoto.

Japan’s population is estimated at around 127 million. There are currently around 2 million expats living in Japan with an estimated 75% of these being from neighboring Asian countries.

Economy

Japan is the third largest national economy in the world, after the United States and China, in terms of nominal GDP, and the fourth largest national economy in the world, after the United States, China and India, in terms of purchasing power parity.

Language

Public and private schools generally require students to take Japanese language classes as well as English language courses.

Climate

The climate of Japan is predominantly temperate, but varies greatly from north to south. Japan’s geographical features divide it into six principal climatic zones: Hokkaido, Sea of Japan, Central Highland, Seto Inland Sea, Pacific Ocean, and Ryukyu Islands.

International Education

Japan is home of many international schools offering first class education and many different curricula to choose from. International schools are popular with expatriate parents, bicultural families where one of the parents is an expatriate, internationally-minded Japanese parents, and parents with children with special educational needs.

Our selection of the best international schools in Japan

Schools in alphabetical order, no ranking:


The British School in Tokyo

  • Showa WomenÍs University 5th Bldg., 1-7-57 Taishido, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 154-8533, Japan

The British School in Tokyo (BST) is a truly international co-educational school with over 900 students aged between 3 and 18, located right in the…

  • CoEducational
  • 900 students
  • Day School
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Nishimachi International School, Tokyo

  • 2 Chome-14-7 Motoazabu, Minato-ku, Tōkyō-to 106-0046, Japan

Nishimachi International School, located in a quiet suburb of central Tokyo, is a private, not for profit, coeducational K-9 school with a reputation for progressive,…

  • Co-Education
  • 465 students
  • Day School
  • International, American
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Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 2'222'000 Yen
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 2'222'000 Yen

Tamagawa Academy IB Programmes

  • 6 Chome-1-1 Tamagawagakuen, Machida, Tokyo 194-8610, Japan

Tamagawa Academy, throughout its history prioritizing international education through its Zenjin (well-rounded) principles, offers students the unique opportunity of earning a Japanese secondary school completion…

  • Co-Education
  • 219 students
  • Day School
  • International Baccalaurea...
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Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 1,886,000 JPY
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 1,902,000 JPY

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