Health and Safety

How does Nishimachi handle medical/health issues?

A nurse is on the school premises every day from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The nurse is responsible for:

    • Attending to minor injuries and illnesses that occur at school
    • Dispensing medication when necessary
    • Maintaining annual height and weight records
    • Conducting regular vision and hearing screenings, scoliosis screening and lice checks

What kind of campus security does Nishimachi have?

In order to assure adequate campus security, the school works in conjunction with an independent security company and the local authorities to oversee general supervision of the internal and surrounding external school environment.

What kind of emergency plan do you have for earthquakes or other disasters?

The majority of classrooms and learning/playing areas have direct telephone access.

    • For emergency contact with staff and students the school operates a public address system, which can be activated from the front office or by remote control.
    • The front office, school nurse, and the community liaison officer can access local emergency services.
    • At least one emergency evacuation/lock down, fire or earthquake drill is practiced each term.
QUICK FACTS
How many students does Nishimachi have?
  • 464
How many students are in elementary school?
  • 348
How many students are in middle school?
  • 116
How many classes are there in each grade level?
  • Kindergarten, grades one through four – Usually three classes of up to 20 students per class. Grade four onwards – Two classes of up to 20 students
What is the nationality breakdown of Nishimachi's student body?
  • Japanese 35%, American 39%, Other nationalities representing 26%.
What are the school's hours of instruction?
  • Kindergarten - 8:15 am to 2:30 pm
  • Grades 1 to 9 - 8:15 am to 3:30 pm
How many teachers do you have?
  • 69 teachers, 43 in elementary and 26 teachers in middle school.
What is the teacher student ratio?
  • 1:7
Nishimachi International School
2-14-7 Moto Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0046 Japan Tel: +81- (0)3-3451-5520

A well-recognized, independent, and coeducational K-9 international school in central Tokyo.

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