Created for expats living in Japan

Public schools in Japan

This compilation compiles essential details and insights that foreigners should know about Japan's public schools. It includes information on public schools in Japan that offer English support and cater to international students. The page also covers the curriculum and structure of Japan's public school system, providing a comprehensive overview. Additionally, it highlights key aspects such as the school year schedule, subjects taught, extracurricular activities, and the overall educational philosophy. This guide aims to help international families understand and navigate the Japanese public school system, ensuring a smooth and informed transition for their children.

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