Here are some quick facts about Tsukuba International School.

Our History

  • Established: 1992
  • IB World School status: Primary Years Programme (PYP) authorization obtained in 2011, Middle Years Programme (MYP) authorization obtained in 2014

Our Community

  • Grades: Pre-Kindergarten (age 3) to Grade 10 (age 16)
  • Student enrollment: 186 students from ages 3 to 16 representing 29 nationalities (Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, Chile, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam) (as of September 2016)
  • Staff: 30 staff members representing ten nationalities (Australia, Canada, Germany, India, Japan, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom, and United States) (as of September 2016)
  • Class size: maximum of 20 students per grade


  • School calendar: Late August to late June (180 days)
  • School week: Monday to Friday
  • School hours: 8:30 am to 2:00 pm (pre-kindergarten), 3:05 pm (K-G5), and 4:05 pm (G6-G10)
  • Location: Kamigo 7846-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Tsukuba International School - Kids on the veranda