New Life International School
English, Christian Education
Kindergarten, ages 4 and 5, Elementary through
Junior High, grade 9  The high school will open in April 2022.
  • low student-to-teacher ratio (12 to 1) 

  • close-knit family atmosphere

  • one computer per student


MISSION: We equip students to be active, independent, expressive, and loving.

VISION: To provide quality Christian, English education in a safe, loving, family atmosphere.

Greetings and welcome to New Life International School!  NLIS provides an all-English Christian education in the beautiful valley of Kofu City in Yamanashi Japan.   

NLIS is working hard toward accreditation through WASC, Western Association of Schools and College.  With accreditation, students who graduate from NLIS can qualify to apply to colleges around the world, including Japanese colleges. 

Observers are welcome to come and participate in our classes.  Please call for reservations.


With warm regards,


Suzy Brown


Calendar Events for January through March 2021

January 21, Th    Observation Day   School is open for a limited number to come and observe a class.                                   Please call ahead. 

January 22, F      Opposite Day!  Classes will have activities all day with the theme "opposites".                                              Students are encouraged to dress with an opposite theme - backward, inside out, color                              opposites, etc.  

January 25-28     Child Protection Week  Sexes and grades, 1-3 and 4-8 are separated to help the                                        students comfortably talk about these necessary issues.

January 25-28     Sex Education  Sexes and grades, 1-3 and 4-8, are separated to discuss puberty and                                the effects on our bodies, physically and emotionally.

January 29 F       Library   Students and teachers walk to the Prefectural Library.

February 1-5       Christianity Week

February 5          6th grade ski trip - one day trip to Kid's Meadow Land

February 11 Th   OFF  National Foundation Day

February 12 F     Library

February 18 Th   Observation Day  School is open for the public to come and observe a class. Please                                  call ahead.

February 19 F      Science Fair    More detail will follow.

February 23 T      OFF  Emperor's birthday

February 26 T      Library

March 5 F            Read-a-thon or Movie Day

March 9 T            Last Day of the School Year - Graduation Ceremony for 6th graders; special class party

Congratulations to Rei Ichikawa! She passed the Grade 1 Eiken Test! She is in 8th grade - and she is amazing! 

"Stand by Me" by 4th and 5th graders on ukuleles

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 church or be Christians to be enrolled in our school.  Please read the site "Christian Education" to understand more fully what we are and how we teach.  For more information about New Life International Church, visit our website:

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.  

5-4-16 Asahi, Kofu-shi, Yamanashi-ken,

〒400-0025 Japan

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5-4-16 Asahi

Kofu, Yamanashi 400-00255

400−0025 山梨県甲府市