frequently asked questions
Our school is an unlicensed international school. However, we are a member school of ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International), which has 26,000 schools from 108 countries around the world. After accreditation, we will start with American universities at the time of graduation, and the general public in Japan later. You will be eligible for admission to the universities once we obtain the accreditation from ACSI. (Materials from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology https://www.mext.go.jp/a_menu/koutou/shikaku/07111319.htm).
Our school restructures the curriculum based on the biblical worldview and is based on ASCI in the United States. Since the curriculum is based on the curriculum that was used, the curriculum itself is different from that of general Japanese public schools. At our school, daily devotion, Bible, English, Japanese, mathematics, science, history, The basics are society, physical education, music, art, and computer lessons. However, for students with insufficient English, they will be required to take the ESL (English as a Second Language) process, which is a course that students who do not speak English as their mother tongue take to reinforce their English proficiency.
The class is basically in English. However, subjects such as Japanese and Japanese history will be taught in Japanese. In addition, students with insufficient English will be required to take the ESL process.
We use ACSI certified textbooks and Japanese certified textbooks.
Admission consultation → Application submission → Document confirmation → Admission test (Camp) → Pass → Orientation → Admission procedure.
Document confirmation (25%), student interview (25%), aptitude test (25%), parent interview (25%).
The semester begins in April and is a three-semester system. The specific schedule is as follows. Spring Trimester (1st semester) April-June, Summer vacation (overseas camp) July-August, Fall Trimester (2nd semester) September-December, Winter Trimester (3rd semester) January-March
Basically 10 students in each class, but there may be some increase or decrease. In addition, the children of missionaries and faculty members are allowed to enroll outside the capacity of 20% of the class capacity.
GCA allows non-Christian students to enroll up to 20% of the class capacity. However, you will be required to submit a pledge and warranty to the school policy.
For whole-person education and English education, basically all students are required to live in the dormitory from school on Monday to the end of Friday, and weekends are spent at each student’s home. In addition, depending on individual circumstances, we may allow you to go to school.
There are missionary and child scholarships (30% tuition) and sibling scholarships (30% for the second and subsequent students). In the future, we will consider other designated scholarship programs.
Admission fee 100,000 yen, 1 year tuition fee 840,000 yen (dividable into 3 semesters), annual facility fee 120,000 yen, The annual dormitory fee (including meals) is 600,000 yen (dividable into 3 semesters), and there are other textbook fees, individual lesson fees, insurance, student membership fees, etc.