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School education

Elementary/junior high school

In Japan children are required by law to attend elementary school (6 years) and junior high school (3 years). Classes are conducted in Japanese. Municipal schools are free of charge, but there is a charge for meals provided by the school lunch program and for some of the educational materials used at the schools.

If you want to send your child to a municipal school, bring your ID document to the Registrar of Residents, Residents Information Section, at the ward office of the ward in which you reside.

Those who desire to send their child to an international school or private school should directly contact the school of their choice for information. (List of schools for foreigners)

School Affairs Dept., Board of Education
Tel: 06-6208-9114
Fax: 06-6202-7052

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