Located in the fashionable, beautiful and cosmopolitan port city, Yokohama, Horizon International School serves the educational needs of diverse families since 2003. With its state-of-the-art campus, HJIS aims to provide students with a highly challenging, rigorous, and engaging curriculum. As an authorized IB Continuum School for the PYP, MYP and DP, the backbone of HJIS’ curriculum is to instill international-mindedness, global citizenship, intercultural learning and explore global issues and diverse perspectives. 

HJIS is fully accredited by two of the world’s leading accreditation organizations: the Council of International Schools (CIS), based in Europe, and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), based in the USA. This joint accreditation is evidence of our commitment to academic excellence and lifelong learning. The high standards set by CIS and WASC Accreditations ensure that HJIS able to attract and retain professional and dedicated teachers. At HJIS, teachers build awareness of students’ own learning styles and needs, including their academic, social, physical, and emotional development.

Horizon Japan International has a multicultural environment which is enhanced by the diverse provenance of both teachers and students who come from more than 40 different countries. We believe that children who grow and learn in a multicultural environment gain a greater understanding of others’ cultures, behaviors, and attitudes.


  • Preschool and Kindergarten: PYP Early Years
  • Primary School (Grade 1-5): PYP
  • Middle School (Grade 6-10): MYP
  • Grade 11 and 12: IB Diploma Programme 

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