Our mission is to develop confident lifelong learners who are;

  • multilingual,
  • inquiring,
  • open-minded and
  • respectful of all cultures.

Through balanced reflection, and risk taking, our learners will be able to communicate, develop knowledge and pass on positive principles for the benefit of both themselves and others.


Our vision is to become an exemplary and leading comprehensive education institute at both national and international scales by following the changing conditions of the world and implementing the best educational practices; by educating our students as global citizens and leaders who will contribute to world peace and respect for diversity; by forging strong bonds with the outer as well as the inner community and instilling them with the necessary notion and supporting in their all stages of developments.

Educational Philosophy

Inspire its students to strive for excellence in all aspects of their development: academic, artistic, social and physical by providing the best possible learning environment which combines a well-balanced curriculum with extra-curricular activities.

Respect each student as an individual with different strengths, weaknesses and interests in a free, caring and respectful environment.

Motivate and assist each student to develop to their maximum potential.

Provide a rigorous education that engages students through inquiry and collaboration.

Promote a sense of appreciation towards the arts and natural beauty, enhancing student’s personal and emotional responses to these.

Cultivate a foundation for leading a healthy, fulfilling life, both physically as well as mentally.

Challenge students to think critically, to explore knowledge, to question facts upon finding them, to make responsible decisions and to approach learning with enthusiasm.

Promote a sense of care and responsibility in every child, for the global, ecological and educational environment.

Support our pupils in developing skills to become independent and self-sufficient individuals.

Foster a well-qualified, experienced, approachable, adaptable and multinational faculty, and nurture their professional development.

Encourage a broad international perspective, and respect and appreciation for other cultures and beliefs.

Cultivate a sense of community among students, parents and faculty, based on open communication, mutual respect, cooperation and concern.

Take full advantage of opportunities for enrichment afforded by the cultural and linguistic setting of Japan.

Encourage students to think critically, to take risks and to be creative.

Challenge students to strive for personal and academic excellence.

Challenge students to strive for personal and academic excellence.

AIS students are expected to participate actively in their learning and to engage fully in the intellectual life of the school.

Encourage students to develop the courage to act independently and the confidence to pursue leadership opportunities.

To inspire the compassion and international awareness necessary for students to contribute responsibly to the global community.