School Vision

We serve Tokyo’s international community by providing an academically challenging, creatively stimulating, and caring atmosphere for learning. Our students are seekers of truth and promoters of compassion; we are co-authors of a future that values equality, freedom, resilience, and responsibility over all else.

High School Course Offerings

2017-2018

English

  • English 9
  • English 10
  • Language and Composition
  • Literature and Composition
  • AP Language and Composition
  • AP Literature and Composition

Mathematics

  • Algebra I, II
  • Geometry
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Calculus AB, BC
  • Statistics
  • AP Calculus AB, BC
  • AP Statistics

Physical Education

  • Fitness & Nutrition
  • Yoga

Science

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • AP Biology
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Physics

Social Studies

  • Economics
  • U.S. Government
  • U.S. History
  • World History
  • Medieval History
  • AP U.S. History

Foreign Language

  • Japanese

Electives

  • Karate for Awareness

Creative Studies

  • Music Performance
  • Robotics
  • Animation

Other

  • College Bound

Grading System

Grade

Percentage

GPA

AP/Honors GPA

A+

97 – 100

4.0

5.0

A

93 – 96

4.0

5.0

A-

90 – 92

3.7

4.7

B+

87 – 89

3.3

4.3

B

83 – 86

3.0

4.0

B-

80 – 82

2.7

3.7

C+

77 – 79

2.3

3.3

C

73 – 76

2.0

3.0

C-

70 – 72

1.7

2.7

D+

67 – 69

1.3

1.3

D

63 – 66

1.0

1.0

D-

60 – 62

0.7

0.7

F

Below 60

0

0

KAIS does not compute class rankings.

Minimum Graduation Requirements

English
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Fitness & Nutrition
Creative Studies
Electives
Foreign Language*
8 Semesters
6 Semesters
6 Semesters
6 Semesters
4 Semesters
2 Semesters
2 Semesters
4 Semesters
 *Requirement for the Class of 2018 and thereafter

Curriculum

All primary academic classes adhere to Common Core State Standards. AP classes are offered for students who excel in particular subject areas. Click on the links below for more information.

Class Schedule

University Acceptances 2015-2018

United States

  • Abilene Christian University
  • American University
  • Auburn University
  • Brandeis University
  • Boston University
  • Calvin College
  • Christopher Newport University
  • Clark University
  • CSU East Bay
  • CSU Monterrey Bay
  • CSU Long Beach
  • Fordham University
  • Gettysburg College
  • Grinnell College
  • Hofstra University
  • Iowa State University
  • James Madison University
  • Miami University (OH)
  • The New School Pace University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Pepperdine University
  • Quinnipiac University
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • San Diego State University
  • San Francisco State University
  • St. John’s University
  • St. Lawrence University
  • San Jose State University
  • Suffolk University
  • UC Davis
  • UC Merced
  • UCLA
  • UC Riverside
  • UC San Diego
  • UC Santa Cruz
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Hawaii
  • University of Illinois (UIUC)
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Michigan
  • UNLV
  • University of San Francisco
  • University of San Diego
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Whitman College
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute

International

  • Arts University Bournemouth (UK)
  • Arts University Bournemouth (UK)
  • Hosei University (Japan)
  • International Christian University (Japan)
  • Keio University (Japan)
  • Maastricht University (Netherlands)
  • SOAS University of London
  • Sophia University (Japan)
  • Taylor’s College (Australia)
  • Tecnológico de Monterrey Ciudad de México
  • Temple University Japan
  • University of Brighton (UK)
  • University of British Columbia (Canada)
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Kent (UK)
  • University of Melbourne (Australia)
  • University of Sydney (Australia)
  • University of Warrick (UK)
  • University of Waterloo (Canada)
  • University of York (UK)
  • Waseda University (Japan)
Bold print indicates student matriculation.