Admission

Welcome to Tokyo West International School

 

Here at TWIS, our motto is “Grow Local, Soar Global”.

At TWIS, we want to ensure that our students’ growth and passions are nurtured through locally relevant, hands-on education which crosses cultural, global and analog boundaries. Our goal is for every student to develop the confidence and curiosity to soar to greater heights and possibilities as global citizens.

 

 

Acceptance from Overseas

 

While living in Japan, it can be an opportune experience for students to learn not only Japanese language, but also Japanese culture and customs implemented within our international-oriented educational system.

 

We also provide flexible support for students returning to Japan from overseas so that they can enroll on the desired date. 

 

 

Academic Year

Determining Your Child’s Grade Level at TWIS

At TWIS, we determine at student’s grade level by their birthday.

Please note that the birthdate guidelines stated below will affect new students entering the following academic years of 2022-2023 and 2023-2024.

 

PreK & Kindergarten

Grade 2022-2023 Academic Year 2023-2024 Academic Year
Pre 2019.4.2-2 years old or older 2020.4.2-2 years old or older
K3 2018.4.2-2019.4.1 2019.4.2-2020.4.1
K4 2017.4.2-2018.4.1 2018.4.2-2019.4.1
K5 2016.4.2-2017.4.1 2017.4.2-2018.4.1

Elementary School & Middle School

Grade 2022-2023 Academic Year 2023-2024 Academic Year
G1 2015.4.2-2016.4.1 2016.4.2-2017.4.1
G2 2014.4.2-2015.4.1 2015.4.2-2016.4.1
G3 2013.4.2-2014.4.1 2014.4.2-2015.4.1
G4 2012.4.2-2013.4.1 2013.4.2-2014.4.1
G5 2011.4.2-2012.4.1 2012.4.2-2013.4.1
G6 2010.4.2-2011.4.1 2011.4.2-2012.4.1
G7 2009.4.2-2010.4.1 2010.4.2-2011.4.1
G8 2008.4.2-2009.4.1 2009.4.2-2010.4.1
G9 2007.4.2-2008.4.1 2008.4.2-2009.4.1

 

Admission Process

01 ▶︎ ▶︎ ▶︎
Open House / School Tour

Open House and School Tours will be throughout the year. Please submit via the following reservation form or call for details.
As a general rule, Individual School Tour is available only for students of grade schools and kindergarten who wish to enroll in the middle of the 2022 academic year. If you want to enroll in the 2023 academic year, please apply to Open House.※Open House for 2023 G1 has been closed for this year, please apply for individual school tour if you would like to attend.

Reservation >>

02 ▶︎ ▶︎ ▶︎
Submit Application Form

Please submit the following application forms, which are downloadable below, in person or by mail.

  1. Application form for Enrollment (Download)
  2. Medical Certificate issued within 3 months (Download)
  3. Progress Report from previous or current school
  4. Graduation or Attendance Certificate from previous or current school

Application Form >>

03 ▶︎ ▶︎ ▶︎
Screening Test and Parents Interview

We will schedule the screening test and interview for your child. Parents and/or guardians will also be interviewed.
Please bring the registration fee (¥20,000) for the screening test.

04
Announcement of Successful Applicants

Tokyo West International School will inform those who have fulfilled the screening requirements with an acceptance letter. Prospective students who have passed the screening and have paid the entrance fee by the deadline will be considered enrolled.

 

Admission Schedule & Reservation

Individual School Tour

If you are considering your child enrollment in the middle of academic year, please contact us by email.
Email address: admission@tokyowest.jp
Please write the following information about your child.
1.Name of the child
2.Date of Birth
3.Time of entry (year/month)
4.Current school

 

Admission Schedule for PreK&Kindergaten

 

Admission schedule for 2023 academic year

  Application Submissions Screening test &
Parents’ interview
Announcement of result Enrollment period
Date January 13-16, 2023 January 18-24, 2023 January 31, 2023 January 31- February 2, 2023

 

Admission schedule for the middle of 2022 academic year

  Application Submissions Screening test &
Parents’ interview
Announcement of result Enrollment period
Date Anytime Approximately one month before the desired date of admission One week after screening test Within one week after acceptance

 

Open House Reservation form

Please apply Open House via google form if you are interested in our school.

 

 

Admission Schedule for Grade School

 

Admission schedule for G1 2023 academic year

There are vacancies, please contact us for a school tour and submit the application form at any time.

 

Admission schedule for the middle of 2022 academic year

  Application Submissions Screening test &
Parents’ interview
Announcement of result Enrollment period
Date Anytime Approximately one month before the desired date of admission One week after screening test Within one week after acceptance

 

Open House Reservation form

Please apply Open House via google form if you interested in G1, 2022 academic year.

 

 

Application Form

Application Form for PreK & Kindergarten

Medical Certification for PreK & Kindergarten

​Application Form for Elementary & Middle School

Medical Certification for Eleme​ntary & Middle School

 

Tuition

PreK School

Kindergarten

Elementary & Middle School

*Discounts and Scholarship are available under certain circumstances.

Please call for more details.

 

 

Life After Tokyo West

Tokyo West Academic Guidance Department provides students with counseling regarding their future academic and career paths. In addition to enrolling in middle school at TWIS, we also offer consultation about transferring to other schools and going on to higher education. We actively support each student so that they can choose the educational path that best suits them and allows them to fulfill their dreams.

A list of middle and high schools to which TW alumni have been accepted

Middle Schools High Schools
Tokyo Gakugei University International Secondary School Waseda Jitsugyo
Shibuya Junior School Waseda Honjyo
Hiroo Gakuen Tamagawa Gakuen
Hiroo Gakuen Koishikawa Housei Kokusai
Tokyo Metropolitan Tachikawa Kokusai Secondary Education School Housei Kokusai Global
Meiji University Fuzoku Nakano Hachioji Keimei Gakuen
Tamagawa Gakuen Kougakuin
Bunkagakuen Daigaku Suginami Teikyo International Course
Kaetsu Ariake Christian Academy in Japan
Mita Kokusai UIA International School of Tokyo
Keimei Gakuen Kanto Kokusai
Kougakuin Tokyo Inter High School
Kaichi Nihonbashi Seiwa Gakuin
Omiya Kaisei Kunitachi College of Music high School
Sakae Higashi  
Fujimi  
Ritsumeikan Uji  

A list of middle and high schools to which TW alumni have been transferred

小学部・中学部
ASIJ (American School in Japan), Nishimachi International School, AOBA International School, Yokohama International School, Saint Maur International School, Horizon International School, Columbia International School, Canadian International School, CAJ (Christian Academy in Japan)

 

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