Choosing the proper educational institute is one of most important choices that parents must make in order to ensure that their children have an ideal environment to develop. As parents, we all want our children to grow up and have the best education available.


TIK team consists solely of professionals who lives of the dedication of young children. Discover here who we are.

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The question you may be asking yourself is “Why should I choose TIK?”

Flexible Programs

  • 2,3, and 5 day a week packages
  • Morning, Afternoon, and All Day Programs
  • Day passes
  • Extended care until 8pm daily
  • Short-term enrollments available for families on temporary placement in Tokyo

Great Affordability

TIK is one of the most affordable international schools in all of Tokyo. Our tuition is 25% below the average for Minato-ku.

All Year School System

Most international schools are only open 9-10 months per year, but TIK Children attend school 12 month a year, so you never have to worry about care for your children during long school holidays.

Free Summer School

Children enrolled in our Morning, Afternoon, or All Day programs are automatically enrolled in our Summer School Program at no additional charge! Enroll your child at TIK and never experience the hassle of searching for a Summer program or paying added fees again!

Extended Care Services

Have a crazy schedule? TIK has you covered with our Extended Care services until 8pm daily.

World-Class Curriculum

TIK’s world-class curriculum is aligned to United States standards and benchmarks, as well as best practices in international schools. Our whole-child approach and thematic curriculum deliver an educational experience that will provide your child the foundation they need in all aspects of their life.

Comprehensive Japanese Curriculum

TIK children have the opportunity to learn Japanese for 30 minutes each day and study:

  • Japanese language
  • Traditional manners and values
  • Cultural events, festivals, and customs
  • Japanese crafts

Advanced Literacy Programing

TIK children learn to read and write in both English and Japanese from 3.5 years. Our individualized literacy approach ensures that your child’s literacy lessons are tailored to their unique needs.

Creative Development Programming

  • Daily Art Lessons
  • Extensive Music and Dance Programs
  • Capoeira Training Twice Weekly
  • Weekly Live Performances at Friday Family Circle Time

Excellent Communication

  • 60 minutes of “community time” per day
  • Daily face to face communication with your child’s teacher
  • Communication notebooks
  • Weekly e-mail outlining your child’s week at TIK
  • Daily photo updates
  • “Coffee Nights” every term for parents to provide feedback and discuss issues with TIK staff and leadership
  • TIK Parent Teacher Association

Family Events

  • School Festivals: Halloween, Winter Festival, International Week, School Opening Party, Graduation, End of Year Celebration
  • Family Picnics
  • Family Field Trips
  • Friday Family Circle Time
  • Pool Parties
  • Open Houses

School Lunch Catering Service

Monthly school lunch catering service available. Join at anytime. Weekly and day packages available for your convenience!


Tuition Savings 25%
Multicultural Students 60%
English Environment 100%
Summer School 100%
*Our tuition is 25% below the average for Minato-ku
*60% of our students come from a multicultural background
*100% English Environment
*100% FREE Summer School for all full-time students


#1 Best International Kindergarten in Minato-ku. Many parents can not be wrong…