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Nishimachi International School

HISTORY

Founded in 1949, Nishimachi International School is an independent, coeducational Kindergarten through Grade 9 school in central Tokyo with an internationally well-known academic reputation based on our unique history, English-Japanese language programs, and multicultural approaches to learning.   

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Head of School's Welcome

Hello and welcome to Nishimachi. Tané Matsukata founded the school in 1949, and her legacy continues today within our strong academic, activity-based learning program.

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Fast Facts

470

Students

55

teachers

Founded

1949

17,000

Library books

日本語 

language & Culture

20

Max Students per Class

Global & Service

Learning

Central 

Tokyo

Nishimachi Community

Greg Dale

Parent

Nishimachi’s small size offers the intimacy, safety, and opportunity to grow that most big schools don’t. It has a warm, caring atmosphere. The children take turns in leadership roles, learning from and supporting each other.

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Lien Do & Paddy Hogan

Parent

We lived in Japan from 2008-2012 with preschool children and upon our return to Tokyo in 2017 with 3 children ages 12, 10 and 9, we chose NIS as it is a truly ‘Japanese International School’ and as such provides considerable emphasis on Japanese culture and language.

 

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