New Life International School
English, Christian Education
Kindergarten through high school sophomore (K-12 from 2024)
Licensed English kindergarten for ages 4 and 5.
Tuition for kindergarten is only 13,000 a month for those who qualify for the working tuition discount.
Elementary school, grades one through six.
Junior High, grades 7-9 (junior high 1-3)
High School to grade 10 (high school 1)
11th grade (grade 2) will start in 2023, and 12th grade (grade 3) will start in 2024.
Mission: to equip students to be active, independent, expressive, and loving.
Vision: to provide quality Christian education in a loving, family atmosphere.
NLIS provides the following:
an all-English education from kindergarten through high school
14 to 1 student-teacher ratio enabling teachers to know the level of the students and helping them to achieve their best
qualified, trained, experienced teachers
advanced placement classes for the high school students
one computer per student in grades 3 through 8
NLIS is working hard toward gaining accreditation through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, WASC.
Calendar Events for September - November
Sept. 20th & 23th Off
Sept. 24th F Movie Day
Oct. 1st F Report Card
Oct. 11th M Off
Oct. 12th T Student-led Parent/Teacher Mtg. Classes are canceled
Oct. 13th W 100 Days Celebration!
Oct. 30th S Open Campus for prospective parents 11:00-12:30
Nov. 3 W Off
Nov. 9 T Picture Day
Nov. 10 W Observation Day for Prospective Parents
Nov. 16 T Picture Retakes
Nov. 23 T Off
Nov. 30 T Sports Day at Midorigaoka Gym!
5/6th grade classroom enjoying hundreds of donated books!
Annual Camp Literacy Day at NLIS
NLIS offers a variety of learning
Annual Art Fair
Kindergarten feeding money to the creatures
Annual Science Fair
Computer research and keyboard skills
Students do various art, drama, and music projects.
Below are the 5th and 6th graders on ukuleles playing "Hard-Knock Life" from the movie "Annie" and "Blessed Be Your Name."
Wanted: One full-time high school teacher for a small class of wonderful students! The teacher must have a teacher's certificate and be an active Christian. The teacher will teach most of the subjects, including Bible class. All texts and materials are provided. Great benefits and a good salary.
Wanted: One part-time junior high and high school Japanese teacher. A native Japanese teacher needed to teach kanji and literature to our junior high and high school classes. The teacher must be an active Christian. This is 4 mornings a week, Monday through Thursday, from 9:00 to 11:15. The pay is 2000 yen an hour. There are one to three 45 minute classes four days a week. Kokugo texts and other materials are provided.
To receive more information or to see the school personally, please call 055-287-9577 from 9:00 to 4:00, or call Suzy Brown at 090-6014-2663 anytime. Email at
5-4-16 Asahi, Kofu-shi, Yamanashi-ken,
Note: The Japanese button provided on this site is by a computer translator, and it may not be completely accurate.
New Life International School (NLIS) is sponsored by New Life International Church, a Protestant evangelical church located in the same building. NLIS students do not need to attend any church or be Christians to be enrolled in our school. Please read the site "Christian Education" to understand more fully how we teach. For more information about New Life International Church, visit our website: http://www.newlifechurchkofu.com/