Our Primary School

Mission statement

“From action to motivation.”

In partnership with families and communities, MIS aims to create a high-quality learning environment encouraging our students to become motivated lifelong learners and responsible citizens ready to meet the challenges of the future world.

Through a holistic, child-centered, inquiry-based curriculum, focused on learning, working and acting together, we aim to inspire our students to reach their most significant potential by fostering, sustainable responsibility necessary to create a more peaceful world through community action, intercultural mindedness, develop a critical thinking skills and respect for all life.

MIS is a member of the WIDA.

WIDA provides language development resources to those who support the academic success of multilingual learners. We offer a comprehensive, research-based system of language standards, assessments, professional learning and educator assistance. WIDA’s trusted resources are used by 42 domestic states and territories and approximately 500 international schools throughout the world.


Who we are

We are an International Preschool and Elementary School located in Aoyama and Shukugawa. The philosophy of the school springs from a firm belief in the need to teach our children mutual respect to foster their self-confidence and self-reliance, boost their creativity and enable them to become the responsible world citizens.

The school believes that education should promote “ learning, working and acting together“ and provide a context for the development of each student’s social and emotional intelligence. Therefore we support our students in reaching their understanding of the value of learning and the development of academic skills which will enable them to be independent and gain qualifications necessary for a successful life.

Our core values:


We are committed to providing a high-quality international education to a diverse community of learners from age 1 to 12 in a caring, supportive and safe environment.


We are devoted to creating the effective teaching and learning environment, encouraging students to stay motivated to strive to reach their most tremendous potential.


Our transdisciplinary curriculum is designed to develop the personal and academic potential in each student through effective communication, critical thinking and problem solving.


We are dedicated to building a foundation for each child that supports academic excellence, personal integrity and the valuing of the individual based on the affirmation of personal worth, open-mindedness, self-esteem and respect for others.


Our curriculum is designed to develop an appreciation of the importance of good citizenship, community spirit and solidarity amongst our students.