International education in the truest sense.
The diversity within our student and parent community is arguably our greatest resource. Our families represent over sixty nationalities and a range of cultural backgrounds, languages and beliefs.
Our diversity provides our community with a rich opportunity to learn both with and from one another. Students develop an open-mind and develop an understanding that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
01.USA 02.Japan 03.Australia
04.South Korea 05.Sweden
06.United Kingdom 07.Netherlands
08.India 09.Canada 10.Italia
11.China 12.France 13.Switzerland
01.USA 02.Australia 03.Japan
04.New Zealand 05.United Kingdom
06.Canada 07.Denmark 08.France
11.Philippines 12.Poland 13.Spain
Our staff is also international; both by passport and also via experience. The majority of our staff have lived, worked and/or grown up in several different countries. Our staff possess intercultural competence; the ability to function effectively across cultures.
Most TIS staff speak additional languages.
Our curriculum, teaching and learning methodology is international.
Students learn about big ideas, skills and strategies which transcend cultures and political boundaries. Students are encouraged to empathize, critique and consider a range of perspectives as they learn.
Staff not only teach this, they model this in and beyond the classroom.
Our physical, virtual, texts and human resources are international.
Students have access to multilingual and multicultural resources. Teachers choose materials which uncover our students’ personal identities and the beliefs and cultures of others.
Our resources celebrate diversity, challenge stereotypes and opens our students’ minds.
Our Japanese host culture is an important, vibrant and rich resource which we utilize regularly.
of our students can speak at least two languages
of our teachers has a street in Australia named after her
teachers used to be Disney characters at Disneyland Florida
teachers and one maintenance man are Japanese qualified ski instructors
of our staff has lived in three different countries
of our teachers studied Maori language class at university
of our students have at least one non-Japanese relative
of the TIS Family Community members have at least one child at Tokyo International School
of our staff can eat extremely spicy foods
of our teachers can sing in five different languages
staff member once had pop star Prince hold the door for him
of our staff members once tickled a cheetah until she purred in Kenya
Tokyo International School is a non profit school, which is accredited by the Council of International Schools and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
We are a fully authorized, International Baccalaureate World School, catering for students from Kindergarten 1 (four years old) to Grade 8 (fourteen years old).