What makes us special?

-One of the lowest child-teacher ratios in Tokyo.
-Our unique small learning groups foster positive relationships and ensure individual attention and care.
-Our committed belief that children learn best and grow by being actively involved in their environment both indoors and out 
-Our internationally trained teachers. 
-Our pioneer positive-guidance policies.
-Our active belief that every interaction and exchange we have with a child must be anchored in authenticity and respect.

-Safety is our TOP PRIORITY at ABC!  From the smallest detail to the largest one, we have it covered! Please ask our Director April for an extensive list of preparedness and safety measures that we implement at ABC to keep your children safe.

-Our custom built school with on site outdoor playspaces and nature garden

-Communication and documentation! See below for a sample

Reggio Emilia Approach: 

Ontario Early Years Foundation:


Montessori Method:

Bev Boss - Play Based Learning:

Positive Guidance Philosophy:


About ABC International School Tokyo

The “ABC Way” is the result of bringing together the best aspects of a variety of teaching methodologies, philosophies and environments and is creatively unique to ABC International School. We incorporate elements from the best that research has to offer from educational theorists and psychologists like Piaget, Vygotsky, Dewey,… and incorporate key aspects from world renowned practices including: The Reggio Emilia approach, the Montessori Method, Rudolph Steiner and Waldorf School Principles, Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years, and Play Based learning.

what is documentation?

click the link for a sample parent communication.

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