St Maur International School
83 Yamate-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama 231-8654
Tel: (81) –45-641-5751
Fax: (81) –45-641-6688
Co-ed, 450 pupils total (Kindergarten-Grade 12), with capacity for 500. Montessori Kindergarten. Catholic. Offers IB, IGCSE and American curricula. American and Japanese pupils in majority but also British and other nationalities well represented. Head is very active also in the community. Oldest international school in Japan. Traditional values but pro-active curriculum.
Yokohama International School (YIS)
258 Yamate-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama 231 0862, Japan
Tel: + (81) 45 622 0084
Fax: + (81) 45 621 0379
Co-ed, 608 pupils total, ages 3-18. Non-denominational. Offers IGCSE, IB and American Curricula, and Reggio Emilia in kindergarten. Also, good mix of traditional values but with pro-active curriculum. Plenty of extra-curricular activities.
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