MS Academic Program

Class sizes generally vary from 12-18 students. Learning is inquiry-based and supported by one-to-one access to Apple laptops. The middle school schedule is divided into teaching periods of 60 minutes on a 10-day cycle. All students take the following courses from grades 6–9:

    1. English (10 hours per cycle)
    2. Mathematics (8 hours per cycle)
    3. Science (7 hours per cycle)
    4. Social studies (6 hours per cycle)
    5. Japanese language (8 hours per cycle)
    6. Japanese social studies (4 hours per cycle)
    7. Art (1 semester, 5 hours per cycle)
    8. Music (1 semester, 5 hours per cycle)
    9. Drama (2 hours per cycle)
    10. Physical education (4 hours per cycle)
    11. Health and wellness (1 hour per cycle)
    12. Exploratory classes (2 hours per cycle)

For all subjects, other than Japanese and Mathematics in grades 8 and 9, the core classes are mixed ability groups. Levels in the Japanese program are determined according to the language background and the student's Japanese language proficiency. Mathematics is taught at Honors or Standard levels in grades 8 and 9. Within all classes, differentiation allows for optimal student learning.

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.

Western Association of Schools and Colleges      

 

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