Horyuji Kokusai High School
 

Overview

Horyuji Kokusai High School is a public senior high school located in Ikoma-gun, Nara. This school was founded on the integration of Katagiri High School and Ikaruga High School in 2005. Horyuji Kokusai High School provides four distinct courses (History and Culture, International English, International Liberal Arts and General Studies), with the focus on international education. In 2010, Horyuji Kokousai high school was designated as a UNESCO school by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology in Japan.


School Philosophy

Truthfulness: Be a truthful person to learn autonomously with a sense of justice grounded in the ethos of human dignity.

Creativity: Be a creative person and think autonomously with reverence for life.

Spirit: Be a practical person full of spirit with good health, and with enriched thoughts and knowledge

Respect: Be a person devoted to society as a bearer of the next generation and cultivate the spirits of respect

 
Courses

On the basis of the school philosophy, our school provides four specific courses: History and Culture, International English, International Liberal Arts, and General Stuides, according to students’ needs for their future career.


Number of Classes and Students

 
Class
1st 
2nd 
3rd 
History and Culture
 1
 40
 40
 39
General Studies
 2
 40
 39
 40
 3
 40
 40
 40
 4
 40
 39
 39
 5
 40
 40
 40
 
English
 
 6
 39
 38
 38
 7
 39
 38
 38
 8
 39
 39
 37
sum  
 317
312 
 311
  940
 (As of April 1st, 2018)


School Uniform  

*Girls have a choice of skirts or trousers.


School Events

 April
 Entrance Ceremony, Welcome Ceremony, Club Meeting
 May
 Ball Games, Mid-term Exams
 June
 Field Trip
 July
 Final Exams, Summer Study Course
 August
 Excavation Activity (History and Culture)
  September
 Athletic Meeting,
 October

Cultural Festival (called "Shuousai")
Recitation Contest for Junior High School Students Hosted by Horyuji Kokusai High School

 November
 Guest Speakers' Lectures for Human Rights and Career Guidance
 December

Final Exams & Nursery School Visits

School Trip to Kanto area (2nd year students)

 January
 UNESCO Forum
 February
 Marathon, Farewell Party for the 3rd year students
 March
 Commencement, Overseas study tour to Australia (every 2 years)

 
Club Activities

Culture Clubs

Fine Arts,   Calligraphy,   Drama,   Brass Band,  Photography,   Tea Ceremony,   English  History,   Amateur Radio   

Sports Clubs

Baseball,  Kendo,  Track and Field,  Volleyball,   Handball,   Basketball,   Wrestling

(Soft Ball ) Tennis,  Softball,   Japanese Archery,   Soccer,   Sailing,   Badminton

Other Groups  

Dance,  Intercultural Understanding,   Broadcasting,  Human Rights

 
Access

Horyuji Kokusai High School

2-1-1 Takayasu, Ikaruga-cho

Ikoma-gun, Nara 636-0104 Japan

TEL 1-81-745-74-3630 FAX 1-81-745-75-3286