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A Message from the Principal

Tamako YonemuraWelcome to Tokyo Metropolitan Kokusai High School Website!

I am Tamako Yonemura, the principal of Kokusai High School.
Kokusai High School was founded in 1989 as the first high school in Tokyo in which the whole curriculum is dedicated to international understanding. This year marks the 30th year of our endeavors.
The most attractive feature of Kokusai High School is its diversity. Our students come from or return from over 40 countries, and those students make up one-third of all the students of this school, which is one good example of our diversity. Under the educational policy to develop a well-balanced international mindset, maturity, and the ability to reason in its students so that they are respected and trusted in the world, our school offers foreign language subjects and a variety of specialized classes in international understanding as well as general subjects. At Kokusai High School, our students from various cultural backgrounds are striving to attain their own future goals through everyday campus life.

We were authorized as one of the International Baccalaureate (IB) world schools in May, 2015, and we have commenced the IB Diploma Program in April 2016. The first students in the IB course graduated in March 2018, and have had successful outcomes in acquiring the IB Diploma and have been admitted to some of the top universities in the world.
In this academic year, our school is achieving our missions as a Tokyo Global 10 school, a school promoting enrollment in higher-education and promoting active learning designated by Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education as well as an IB world school.