1. What kind of school is Everest International School, Japan (EISJ)?
Ans. EISJ is an international school established in Japan with the support of Nepalese community as well as Japanese well-wishers. The school is managed by NPO Nepal Education Center, Japan. While the medium of studies is English, priority is also given to familiarize Nepalese students to Nepalese Language and culture.
2. What kind of curriculum is taught at EISJ?
Ans: The core courses taught at EISJ are English, Mathmatics and Science. The textbooks used are published by international publications such as Oxford and Cambridge University Press. In addition to this, Grape Seed English Curriculum developed at Meysen Kindergarten in Sendai and used in number of countries including Japan and the US is used. Our students also have the opportunity to learn both Nepalese and Japanese languages.
3. What is the accreditation status of EISJ?
Ans: Application along with the recommendation letter from Nepal Embassy in Tokyo has been submitted to Ministry of Education (MOE), Nepal for accreditation of EISJ. MOE is currently assessing the documents submitted. Upon endorsement from MOE, EISJ will be affiliated to School Leaving Certificate (SLC) Board of Nepal. In the long run, EISJ will be registered with Ministry of Education, Japan too.
4. Does the school provide transportation service?
Ans: During the academic year 2013, we ran transportation in Minami Senju-Tabata- Ikebukuro-School route. We will adjust the current transportation route if enough number of students needs transportation service from stations/places close to the current route. We also have a plan to run transportation service in other routes based on the necessities and feasibility.
5. Does the school provide the lunch service?
Ans: While students bring their own lunch for now. EISJ is looking at the possibility to provide lunch to our students.
6. What is the starting age for enrollment of children at EISJ
Ans: The starting age for the enrollment of students at EISJ is 3 years old. Decision on enrollment is also made based on the communication skill of a concerned student.