Nishimachi International School Tokyo
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2.3 from 6 reviews
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About Nishimachi International School


Founded in 1949, Nishimachi International School is known for its innovative international educational excellence in Japan for over seventy years. The language of instruction is English and all students study Japanese language and culture daily. Working with a dedicated faculty and staff, students benefit from the school's rigorous curriculum, close-knit community, and interactions with the vibrant local culture. Students leave Nishimachi thoroughly prepared to continue their education in first-class learning institutions around the world.

As part of a community of learners, students are guided to take personal ownership of their learning, to make meaningful connections with others, to pursue challenges and persevere, to act ethically and respectfully, and to use multiple processes to think, innovate and reflect. Nishimachi learners are empowered to know, care and take action to bring value to others and make a positive impact in their world. Nishimachi believes that education should promote the well-rounded development of individuals through the cultivation of their intellectual, creative, personal, social, and physical abilities. The school is committed to educating students of all nationalities to be international and independent thinkers.

Nishimachi's educational philosophy is grounded in a spirit of internationalism and humanism that allows children to learn in a supportive caring environment.

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Curriculum

International

Primary Language

English

Ages

5 to 15

Max Class Size

Unknown

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6 Reviews of Nishimachi International School

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Overall 2.30
Facilities 3.00
Academics 1.00
Teachers 3.00
Sports 1.00
Music & Arts 2.00
Science & Tech 2.00

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Donny, 15/11/2022 @ 00:17:18
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The school has been declining in quality due to many issues. The amount of good teachers and students have been leaving after 2019 because of the news articles that have been published because of the multiple scandals (please research it on your own). Hence why no banks are giving out loans to this school so they may extend their grade levels up to high school, banks do not trust the school because of all scandals that pop up out of no where. Many teachers are frustrated that administration are not properly doing their job and some are ill equipped to have the positions they have received according to my 3rd grade teacher. Teachers who left last year have mentioned that the administration team have been hiring novice teachers to cut corners and have been avoiding hiring experienced teachers with families so they don't have to waive tuitions for their kids or accommodate high salary. Going to the school's employment page you can see that there are many positions that have opened up because teachers are leaving. This has become a routine every year for the past 4 years. It is up to you of you want to take a gamble sending your kids here, luckily my family got some good teachers thus far and that we will be going back to our home country by the time the school year ends.

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Nathan Gildart, 4 years ago


A well-respected international school in Tokyo's core. Hosts professional development events for teachers.

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souchoukan souchoukan, 8 months ago


Vories architecture. It was a mansion of descendants of Masayoshi Matsukata. Surrounded by embassies and wealthy mansions and condominiums, the atmosphere is far from Japan.

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The Man, 2 years ago


Proactive teaching addressing situation awareness.

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Marla Majors, 3 years ago


Good school for Japanese people

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Gic Buy, 10 months ago


It was a pretty bad experience to me. Even though the school is already full, the school still tells you that they are enrolling students and the school collects the application fee. Of course, you will be notified of rejection by email without giving any specific reason.

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