Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees for the 2020-2021 School Year

Fees Policy

At Shinagawa International School (SIS) in Tokyo, the school fees consist of an application fee, enrollment fee, building fund, tuition, and maintenance fee. All fees should be remitted in Japanese Yen.

Fees are fixed for the school year September 2020 to June 2021. They are reviewed annually by the school board and any changes to the school fees for the next school year are announced by the end of May.

Application Fee (one-time fee)20,000 JPY
Enrollment Fee (one-time fee)300,000 JPY
Building Fund (one-time fee)200,000 JPY
Maintenance Fee (annual)Fall Term 60,000 JPYWinter Term 45,000 JPYSpring Term 45,000 JPY
Tuition (annual)Fall TermWinter TermSpring Term
Preschool-Kindergarten700,000 JPY525,000 JPY525,000 JPY
Primary (Grades 1-6)700,000 JPY525,000 JPY525,000 JPY
Middle School740,000 JPY555,000 JPY555,000 JPY
EAL Fee (if required)200,000 JPY150,000 JPY150,000 JPY
2nd Child DiscountA 20% discount is available for the 2nd child’s tuition fees only
3rd Child DiscountA 30% discount is available for the 3rd child’s tuition fees only 

Application Fee (one-time-fee and non-refundable) – A fee of 20,000 JPY is due upon submission of each student’s application.

Enrollment Fee (one-time-fee and non-refundable) – The enrollment fee is 300,000 JPY per student and is payable within one week from the confirmation of the student’s admission to Shinagawa International School  (SIS) in Tokyo.

Building Fund (one-time-fee and non-refundable) – The building fund is 200,000 JPY per student and is payable within one week from the confirmation of the student’s admission to Shinagawa International School  (SIS) in Tokyo.

Maintenance Fee  (annual and non-refundable) – The maintenance fee is 150,000 JPY per student and is per year payable in three installments.

Tuition (annual and non-refundable) – The tuition is per year payable in three installments.

EAL Fee (if required) – 500,000 JPY per year payable in three installments.

PTA annual fee of 5,000 yen is asked to support the PTA.

To have all children receive the correct items for classes, Shinagawa International School (SIS) has purchased some materials on behalf of parents, such as notebooks, folders, Japanese text books and stationery.

The collected money will be used for the whole school year.

Supply FeeFirst week of the academic year5,000 yen / year

Shinagawa International School (SIS) holds a field trip once every term. Depending on the field trip site, the admission fee is required. Below are examples:

Field Trip (examples)PaymentPrice
Strawberry pickingWhen required800~1,500 yen
Ghibli MuseumWhen required100~400 yen
Shitamachi MuseumWhen required100 yen
Ueno Zoo (Monorail Fee)When required150 yen
Space MuseumWhen required240~500 yen
Railway MuseumWhen required100 yen
Egypt MuseumWhen required500 yen

Shinagawa International School (SIS) has school lunch service from Monday to Friday.

School Lunch is an optional service.

Kiwi KitchenMonday through FridaySmall size: 515 yen
Large size: 720 yen

There is a Vegetarian menu for each day.
Parents need to order online and pay by credit card or bank transfer directly to Kiwi Kitchen.

Donation may be asked to aid disaster (ex. earthquake, tsunami) relief efforts around the world.

Other Fees


The School Uniform is compulsory for all grades. The uniforms can be ordered throughout the year. The overall cost depends on the number of items ordered.

Payment of Tuition 

Tuition can be paid in three installments.

  • Autumn Term Payment Due Date: July 20
  • Winter Term Payment Due Date: November 20
  • Spring Term Payment Due Date: March 20

Alternative payment dates will be suggested for enrolments made at irregular times.

Late Payment

If the tuition payment is late, there will be a 2% fee of the total payment added to usual payment. Any student’s bills who are in arrears for more than one month will be suspended until the payment is made.

Refund of Fees

All school fees are not refundable.

Bank Account Details

Fees should be paid directly into the bank account below. Please include the student’s name to help us identify the source of payment.

Bank Account Details
Bank nameMitsubishi UFJ Bank (0005)
Branch nameYokohama Ekimae Branch (251)
Account noOrdinary
Account nameTokutei Hi Eiri Katsudou Houjin Kokusai Kouryu Gakkyu Rijicho Deniz Mehmet
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For oversea money transfer, please see the information below:

Bank Account Details
BankMUFG Bank, Ltd
Bank Key0005251 (Bank Code# & Branch #)
BranchYokohama-Ekimae Branch
Bank Address1-11-20 Kitasaiwai, Nishi-Ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 220-0004 Japan
Beneficiary’s Account Number251-0086152
Beneficiary’s NameShinagawa International School
Beneficiary’s Address4-8-8 Higashishinagawa Shinkan Bldg. 3rd fl. Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
140-0002 Japan