A CBSE school serving students in kindergarten through Grade 12 in Tokyo. Designated International School by MEXT.

Knowledge is Light.

India International School in Japan is the first and oldest school to cater to the Indian Diaspora in Japan. Created in 2004, IISJ follows the national curriculum mandated by India’s Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and is a MEXT-designated International School, recognized by the Japanese Ministry of Education.


IISJ serves students Kindergarten through Grade 12 with the best in Indian Education. Our diverse, qualified Faculty nurtures students to become global, responsible individuals.


Kindergarten at IISJ

IISJ utilizes the Montessori Method in its kindergarten classes. Developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, the Method is based on self-directed activity, hands-on learning, and collaborative play.

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Elementary School
(Grades 1-5)

Elementary School at IISJOur Elementary School curriculum is structured in terms of activity and experience, rather than of knowledge to be acquired and facts to be stored.

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Middle School
(Grades 6-8)

Middle School at IISJ

The Middle School curriculum is designed in consultation with the CBSE. At this level, classes become more specialized where students are challenged to focus on concepts in their various classes.

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Secondary School
(Grades 9-10)

Secondary School at IISJ

The curriculum at the Secondary School level strives to connect knowledge to life outside the School while also ensuring that learning shifts away from rote methods. We enrich the curriculum so as to provide for the overall development of the child rather than remain textbook centric.

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Senior Secondary
(Grades 11-12)

Senior Secondary School at IISJ

The curriculum at the Senior Secondary School level prepares IISJ students to meet the challenges of higher education.

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International Baccalaureate
(Grades 11-12)


IISJ has been an IB candidate school since 2013. IB classes are offered to students in Grades 11 and 12 only.

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