Here are some quick facts about Tsukuba International School.

Our History

  • Established: 1992
  • Affliations: Member of the Japan Council of International Schools since 1998, Member of the Council of International Schools since 2015, Member of the East Asia Regional Council of Schools since 2018
  • IB World School status: Primary Years Programme (PYP) authorization in 2011, Middle Years Programme (MYP) authorization in 2014, Diploma Programme (DP) authorization in 2017
  • Accreditation: Accredited by the Council of International Schools in 2018

Our Community

  • Grades: Pre-Kindergarten (age 3) to Grade 12 (age 18)
  • Student enrollment: 265 students from ages 3 to 18 representing a variety of nationalities (Australia, Canada, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, etc.)
  • Staff: 37 staff members representing ten nationalities (Australia, Canada, Germany, India, Japan, Thailand, United Kingdom, and United States)
  • 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-G12)
  • Location: Kamigo 7846-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

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