Admissions Criteria

Guidelines and Policies

Our school year starts from late August and runs through mid-June. Nishimachi offers programs from Kindergarten (5 years old) to Grade 9, and our birthday cut-off is August 31. We consider the grade levels that applicants completed, however, applicants for Kindergarten must be 5 years old by August 31st of the year of enrollment. Applicants for Grade 1 must be 6 years old by August 31st of the year of enrollment. Please note that we do not make exceptions to the age eligibility for these grades. 

**For students with Japanese nationality, please be aware of the expectation of Compulsory Education for students in Japan.