International Schools in Setagaya Tokyo
GREGG International School
GREGG International School (GIS) has guided & prepared students for life in the international community since 1986. GREGG provides a quality English-based education for international children aged 2 to12. Educating children to search for knowledge, care about their responsibilities and appreciate the cultural diversity among people has been, and continues to be, the mission of our school.
Method: At GREGG International School classes are student-centered and tailored to meet the unique needs of our diverse student body. We take great pride in our caring and professional teachers who are responsible for guiding children through both academic and personal development. Our 1:7 teacher-student ratio ensures that your child receives plenty of help and encouragement to become a successful learner in the classroom as well as our large outside play area.
Courses: GIS offers two courses of study – the International course and Bears Course. The International Course is designed for native or near native English speakers, i.e. students for whom at least one parent is a native English-speaker or the student speaks English at a proficient level as assessed by the course teacher. For families who wish to educate their child in English but do not speak English at home, GIS offers the Bears Course. This two-year course of study is designed to give non-English speaking children the opportunity to develop the language tools necessary to move them into the international course.
Location: Main campus is 3 minutes walk from Jiyugaoka station. Toyoko, Oimachi, & Hibiya Lines. New campus located in Yokohama!
Admissions: Applications are accepted year-round. Prospective student’s applications pass through a screening process and, for selected candidates, personal interviews with the parents and student.
1-14-6 Jiyugaoka, Meguro-Ku, Tokyo 152-0035
Tel: (03) 3725-8000 Fax: (03) 5701-2554
Seisen International School
Seisen International School (SIS) is a Catholic, college -preparatory school located in Setagaya-ku, Tokyo. SIS has the longest-running, coeducational, Montessori Kindergarten in the Kanto Plains area. Grades 1- 12 are for girls only. Founded by the Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the school began as a kindergarten in 1949 with only four American students. Today, the school has an enrollment of approximately 730 students. Students and faculty from over 55 countries are represented at SIS, with English being the language of instruction.
Seisen Kindergarten: The 3-year, Montessori program is designed to take full advantage of the self-motivation and unique sensitivity of young children to absorb new experiences.
Seisen Elementary School: Grades 1-6. SIS is authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) to teach the Primary Years Programme (PYP) which is an international, inquiry-based curriculum .
Middle School: Grades 7 and 8. The curriculum includes 9 subjects with the addition of art and music. Teachers prepare middle school students for the rigorous high school program.
High School: Students are required to earn 22 credits in grades 9-12. All students take religion, computer, PSHE and P.E. and have additional options in art, music and drama. The International Baccalaureate Programme is offered in grades 11 and 12, providing an opportunity for the students to earn both a U.S. high school diploma and an I.B. diploma. I.B. courses include English A, mathematics, history, psychology, Business & Mgmt., physics, chemistry, biology, T.O.K., art, music, Spanish, French and Japanese.
A variety of extracurricular activities offered at all levels complement the academic program.
Seisen is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the Council of International Schools and the Japanese Ministry of Education.
Seisen is located in Tokyo’s largest residential area, Setagaya-ku. It is easily accessible from downtown Tokyo and from other residential areas by public transportation. The school also operates school buses.
1-12-15, Yoga, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 03-3704-2661 Fax: 03-3701-1033
St. Mary’s International School
St. Mary’s International School is an all-boys’ school enrolling boys in Kindergarten through Grade 12. St. Mary’s has 920 boys attending from 65 different countries. The diverse cultural, academic and religious backgrounds of our students culminate in a special spirit of understanding and present a unique type of education. The school aims to blend these diverse elements into a unity, which will enable our students to obtain a global perspective and respect for one another. As a Catholic school, it integrates the acquisition of knowledge, the establishment of responsible freedom and the deepening of personal faith. Education at St. Mary’s is based on love and respect for the person, in full recognition of the dignity of humankind created in God’s image and destined to live in union with Him. Students are made aware of global issues, as well as of the aspirations of people who work for peace, justice, freedom and truth, in the hope that these may engender beliefs and actions conducive to the betterment of humanity. We offer an academic college-preparatory program and also the International Baccalaureate.
Accreditation: WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges, U.S.A.) CIS (Council of International Schools)
1-6-19 Seta, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 03-3709-3411 Fax: 03-3707-1950