Nursery, Preschool, Kindergarten & Day Care

Our Preschool and Kindergarten programs are conducted in English, and are available to children of all cultures and home languages. Our programs are rooted in play experiences and joy! Scroll down for a sample schedule, tuition and fees, and information on day care offerings between the hours of 8:00-18:00.

Preschool Program

Courses

Nursery Toddlers (18m~3y) 9:00-13:15
Preschool Explorers (3-4y) 9:15~14:15
Kindergarten Kinders (4-6y) 9:30-14:30

Mid-Year Enrollment

Our school calendar year begins in April and finishes in March. If classroom space permits, new students may enroll at any time of the school year.

Student : Teacher Ratio

We are proud to provide caring support to each individual child. Our maximum class size is 18 children with two teachers. Our Toddlers class has an additional classroom assistant.

Optional Classes

Kinders students may choose to participate in extracurricular courses:  Japanese, Music, and Swimming! Daily school lunch is also an option for all grades!!

Sample Schedule (Preschool Explorers Class)

Usual Day: Park Day:
9:15 Arrival 9:15 Arrival
9:25 Morning Meeting 9:25 Morning Meeting
9:35 Literacy 9:35 Literacy
10:00 Music and Movement 10:00 Play at a Neighborhood Park (P. E. / Outdoor Play)
10:15 Maths
10:40 P. E. / Outdoor Play
11:30 Lunch 12:00 Lunch
12:15 Discovery Time
(Projects, Arts, Free Play)
12:45 Discovery Time
(Projects, Arts, Free Play)
13:50 Story Time / Language Development 13:50 Story Time / Language Development
14:05 Closing Meeting 14:05 Closing Meeting
14:15 Dismissal 14:15 Dismissal

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Tuition and Fees

Scroll down for information about extended day care (8:00-18:00).

Toddlers (Ages 1.5 ~ 2)
9:00 ~ 13:15
  Semester 1
(April - July)
Semester 2
(Sep - Dec)
Semester 3
(Jan - March)
2 days / week ¥192,000 ¥192,000 ¥144,000
3 days / week ¥224,000 ¥224,000 ¥168,000
4 days / week ¥256,000 ¥256,000 ¥192,000
5 days / week ¥280,000 ¥280,000 ¥210,000
Toddlers (Ages 2 ~ 3)
9:00 ~ 13:15
  Semester 1
(April - July)
Semester 2
(Sep - Dec)
Semester 3
(Jan - March)
2 days / week ¥186,000 ¥186,000 ¥139,500
3 days / week ¥218,000 ¥218,000 ¥163,500
4 days / week ¥250,000 ¥250,000 ¥187,500
5 days / week ¥274,000 ¥274,000 ¥205,500
Explorers (Ages 3 ~ )
9:15 ~ 14:15
  Semester 1
(April - July)
Semester 2
(Sep - Dec)
Semester 3
(Jan - March)
5 days / week ¥254,000 ¥254,000 ¥190,500
Kinders 4 (Ages 4 ~ )
9:30 ~ 14:30
  Semester 1
(April - July)
Semester 2
(Sep - Dec)
Semester 3
(Jan - March)
5 days / week ¥254,000 ¥254,000 ¥190,500
Kinders 5 (Ages 5 ~ )
9:30 ~ 14:30
  Semester 1
(April - July)
Semester 2
(Sep - Dec)
Semester 3
(Jan - March)
5 days / week ¥254,000 ¥254,000 ¥190,500
Fees
Maintenance Fee (per semester) Semester 1 - ¥38,000 Semester 2 - ¥38,000 Semester 3 - ¥28,500
Application Fee (1-time charge) ¥20,000 Enrollment Fee (1-time charge) ¥60,000
  • Optional day care is available in August.
  • Ask us about our sibling discount!
  • Tuition is paid by semester.
  • Tuition and fees are not refundable.

Day Care

Available to Discovery students between the hours of 8:00-18:00.

  • Guided arts and crafts
  • Games (board games, movement)
  • Music and dance
  • Nap time & Snack time
  • Small-motor strengthening activities
  • One to one and small group reading
  • Outdoor play
One-Time Care ¥600 / 30 minutes
Monthly Plan
Toddlers Morning Care (8:00 - 9:00) ¥9,000 / month
Afternoon Short Care (13:15 - 16:00) ¥24,200 / month
Afternoon Long Care (13:15 - 18:00) ¥40,850 / month
Explorers Morning Care (8:00 - 9:30) ¥11,250 / month
Afternoon Short Care (14:15 - 16:00) ¥15,400 / month
Afternoon Long Care (14:15 - 18:00) ¥32,250 / month
Kinders 4 & 5 Morning Care (8:00 - 9:30) ¥13,500 / month
Afternoon Short Care (14:30 - 16:00) ¥13,500 / month
Afternoon Long Care (14:30 - 18:00) ¥30,000 / month