Yokohama International School

258 Yamate-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama, 231-0862 Japan

The school's international program, which serves pupils from roughly 40 nations, combines ideals of the American, British and Continental European educational systems. Course work prepares students for the International Baccalaureate Diploma and the IGCSE examinations, as well as the US College Boards. YIS' inquiry-based elementary school follows the IB Primary Years Program, while the transitory middle school provides support services for boys and girls requiring assistance with English language proficiency, health, or social or emotional issues. In all school divisions, a mother tongue program aids students in maintaining native language skills. Extensive college and career counseling is available in the upper grades.

General Information

Academic OrientationCollege Prep, IB PYP, IB Diploma
Grade RangeDay — Coed Grades PS-12
Coed, Boys, or GirlsCoed
Full Address258 Yamate-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama, 231-0862 Japan
Year Established1924
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious Affiliation(None)
AdministratorSimon Taylor
Total Enrollment710
Day Students710
International Baccalaureate ProgramsDiploma, Primary Years Program
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