International schools in Japan

This is one big list of

international schools in Japan

We have made 3 tables in this page.
First table will list the international schools in Japan that offer complete K12 education in English language.
Second table will list international schools in Japan offering primary or middle school and not complete K12 education.
Third table will list all international schools offering education in other languages like German, French, Chinese etc...

International Schools offering K12 Education

The below lists all the international schools in Japan that provide education from KG to Grade 12. As you can note, Saint Maur International school in Yokokama is the oldest international school in Japan. The table is sorted by the year of founding. Get this list sorted by City name.

School Name City Year of Founding
Saint Maur International School Yokohama 1872
Yokohama International School Yokohama 1924
Seisen International School Tokyo 1949
St. Mary's International School Tokyo 1954
Okinawa Christian School International Okinawa 1957
Hokkaido International School Hokkaido 1958
Hiroshima International School Hiroshima 1962
Nagoya International School Nagoya 1964
Fukuoka International School Fukuoka 1972
Aoba-Japan International School (Hikarigaoka Campus) Tokyo 1976
Senri & Osaka International school of Kwansei Gakuin Osaka 1991
K. International School Tokyo Tokyo 1997
International Christian Academy of Nagoya Nagoya 1998
Horizon Japan International School Yokohama 2003
Indian International School Tokyo 2004
Global Indian International School Japan Tokyo 2006
Indian International School Yokohama 2008
Da Vinci International School Okinawa 2008
Linden Hall School Fukuoka 2010


International Schools offering primary/middle school and NOT complete K12 Education

The below lists all other international schools in Japan that provide education in English medium.

School Name Grades City Year of Founding
St. Michael's International School Kobe Japan KG to G6 Kobe 1946


International Schools offering education in NON-English medium

Deutsche Schule Tokyo Yokohama (German School)
2-4-1, Chigasaki-Minami, Tsuzuki-ku, Yokohama-City, Kanagawa-Pref.

Yokohama Overseas Chinese School (Taiwan based Chinese School)
142, Yamashita-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-City, Kanagawa-Pref.


International Schools in other parts of Japan to be sorted out and placed in the above tables:

Tohoku International School
Pre-KG to Grade 12 
7-101-1 Izumi-ku Yakata Sendai Miyagi pref.

Columbia International School
KG to Grade 12 
153 Matsugo Tokorozawa Saitama,Japan 359-0027
Phone: +81-4-2946-1911
Fax: +81-4-2946-1955

Kansai christian school in Nara
Grade 1 to 12
Founded 1970

1 to 12

4 Chome-41-1 Takadanobaba
Shinjuku-ku, Tōkyō-to 169-0075
Tel : 03-5989-1779 |
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International School of the Sacred Heart (ISSH)


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