India International School In Japan, Tokyo


Located in the bustling capital city of Tokyo, India International School in Tokyo, Japan (IISJ) is a non-profit, co-educational senior secondary School affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE ) New Delhi India.

Indian School in Tokyo, with a mission that seeks to educate and empower through knowledge, IISJ, currently offers instruction in kindergarten through to Senior secondary school. The curriculum is based on that of India's CBSE guidelines. The teaching staff of this CBSE school in Tokyo, Japan, is made up of consists of certified, highly experienced teachers.

Thanks to its international surroundings, IISJ is in a unique position to offer an education that combines, literally, the best of all worlds. In recognition of that fact, the student enrollment at IISJ has been growing steadily since the school opened on August 15, 2004. However, class sizes are kept small so that students receive consistent, individual attention from teachers as they proceed from kindergarten through the upper grades.

Also, because IISJ is a unique English medium Indian school in Tokyo, which follows the national curriculum set by the CBSE India, students relocating from (and eventually back to) India will not be disrupting their coursework. In fact, it will only be complemented by their unique opportunity to live and share in a thriving, cosmopolitan city.

Indeed, IISJ is a home away from home. Come and be a part of our family.


India International School has five sections. Montessori Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle, Secondary and Senior Secondary Section. Kindergarten is divided into Lower Kindergarten and Upper Kindergarten. In Lower Kindergarten, two and half year old children are admitted. Here, the class atmosphere is very informal. Emphasis is placed on building basic vocabulary through rhymes, developing motor skills through Montessori material and acquiring personality traits such as sharing and helping. Through practical life exercises kindergarteners learn basic tasks of everyday life.

  • Elementary School – 1st to 5th grade
  • Middle School – 6th to 8th grade
  • Secondary School – 9th and 10th grade
  • Senior Secondary School – 11th grade and 12th grade

The Indian school in Tokyo, Japan follows the CBSE curriculum. To facilitate a smooth transition for students coming from or going to the ICSE system, the curriculum has been additionally adjusted. The medium of instruction is English. Hindi is taught as a regular subject. We are offering Tamil from 1st grade onwards and French from 3rd grade onwards. Books and materials are as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training. In addition, Japanese is taught to integrate students with the local culture. Extra-curricular activities include art, piano, Indian music, dance, Soccer and other sports.

All classes are taught by certified teachers who have an abundance of experience. Student-teacher ratio is kept to a minimum.

School Bus

Bus service is available to all the students on request. The bus routes can be found in the IISJ Tokyo Bus Routes section of About Us. For more information about the bus facility please contact the school office .

Please note that for cancellation of bus service, a written request should be given to the office one month in advance.

School Hours

  • Lower Kindergarten: 9:00am to 2:00pm.
  • Upper Kindergarten: 9:00am to 3:00pm. Early pick-up is permissible.
  • Elementary School: 9:00am to 3:10pm.
  • Middle,Secondary and Senior Secondary School: 9:00am to 3:50pm.
  • Extended Program: from 2:00pm to 3:00pm for Kindergartners.
  • Extra Curricular Classes: from 3:10pm to 4:10pm.