Regular Classes (Kinder ~ 9th grades )
St. Louis Nihongo Kyoshitsu is a non-profit organization that focuses on teaching Japanese children Japanese, Math, Culture, History and Geography. The curriculum follows guidelines specified by the Japanese Ministry of Education and Science. It is operated by the parents of students who attend the regular classes and supported by the Japanese Foreign Ministry, the Ministry of Education, the Japanese Chamber of Commerce of St. Louis, and the Japan America Society of St. Louis.
International Classes (Kokusai I and II)
The purpose of the International classes of St.
Louis Nihongo Kyoshitsu is to open the door not only to young students, but
also to individuals becoming familiar with the Japanese language and the
The curriculum is basic conversation and reading
and writing basic Japanese characters. Students will also learn about
Japanese traditions and customs by participating in various activities,
such as New Year’s Celebration, Field Day, the Japanese Festival at the
Botanical Garden, and writing an essay for an annual school year book.
Kokusai II (Individual’s class) Over 18 years old as of April 1st
Kokusai I Kokusai II
Intermediate 9:45 AM - 10:55 AM Intermediate 9:45 AM - 10:55 AM
Advanced 11:00 AM - 12:10 PM Advanced 11:00 AM - 12:10 PM
Japanese for Youth 12:15 PM - 1:25 PM Introductory 12:15 PM - 1:25 PM
* Placement determined by a teacher’s interview.
* Classes are changeable due to student’s enrollment number.
* Times of classes may switch with other class times.
1st Semester: April – August (summer vacation is July and
the middle of August)
3rd Semester: January – March
* Classes meet every Saturday.
* The academic year has 42~44 lessons per year
* The school year follows the Japanese school year
Tuition: Kokusai I Deposit $50, Initial fee $50, tuition per month $45
Kokusai II Deposit $50, Initial fee $50, tuition per month $60
* College student’s discount with valid ID $45
* Tuition will be paid at every semester
Location: Sverdrup Business/Technology Complex at Webster University
8300 Big Bend Blvd St. Louis MO 63119
Phone & Fax: 314-963-6930 (Saturday only) or 636-527-5432
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