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Kyoto Koka Senior High School Kyoto Koka Junior High School

School Mission: “to become beautiful inside and outside”

Develops women who build and uphold “truth and knowledge” by the 5 principles of Koka education.
~Softness and delicacy change with the times~

Kyoto Koka Senior High School

  • (womens only)
  • Founded in 1948
  • Principal : MISATO CHOJA
  • Pupils : 780

Kyoto Koka Junior High School

  • (womens only)
  • Founded in 1947
  • Principal : MISATO CHOJA
  • Pupils : 300



5 principles of Koka education

·Education of mind (develop warm and rich minds)
·Education of courtesy and manners (fostering character and human relationships)
·Education of traditional culture (develop interest and pride in Japanese culture)
·Education of cross-cultural understanding (deep cross-cultural understanding)
·Education to develop power of words (foundation for all learnings)


Education in Traditional Culture and Etiquette/Manners

Courses are offered on Japanese tea ceremony, Japanese flower arrangement, traditional Japanese poetry, etiquette, traditional Japanese music, calligraphy, kimono wearing (*), and traditional Japanese0. dance (*) under the instruction and supervision of world-leading instructors in each area. Students will learn about Japanese culture, which was nurtured over a long history, and will develop into true international citizens who can communicate with the world. Also, students will receive thorough instruction in the basics of Koka etiquette and manners “greetings,” “appearance,” “use of language,” “punctuality,” and “etiquette.”

*New program established at the senior high school


Research performance in FY2014

  • ·Educational continuity from kindergarten, elementary school, junior high school and high school “Acquire problem-solving capabilities through ingenious linguistic activities”
  • ·English education enhancement regional base project (FY 2014, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) - Kyoto NIE promotion association uniquely qualified school (FY2014)
  • ·“Discover new horizons for improving information usage capabilities and conveying capabilities”
  • ·Private school clinical psychotherapist support project (FY2013, FY2014)
  • ·English in junior high school “Learning to develop self-adjustment abilities” (FY 2013, FY 2014, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)
  • ·Early support for children who may have development disabilities, school personnel expertise enhancement project (2014, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)
  • SPP [Science, Partnership, Program](FY 2013, FY2014)


Diverse Learning Areas

University Advancement Support Center:
Fully equipped with a library/study area, small meeting rooms, and large meeting rooms.

Free Rooms/Hot Rooms (newly opened):
Creative learning by studying with people of various ages.

Senior High School In pursuit of great potential with rich individuality at the time of development of personality

“Primula Course”
~A Special University Preparatory Course Offered in Conjunction with Kansai University


·Aims to have students admitted to prestigious national, public and private universities before graduating from senior high school
·This thirty-seven credit, five-subject course has an increased number of instruction hours and develops the students’ abilities in self-directed learning, applying what they learned, and probing deeper into the issues.


“Lilac Course”
~Integrated University Preparatory Course


·This course is aimed at assisting students in entering Kyoto Koka Women’s University, Kyoto Koka Women’s College, Kyoto Sangyo University, Kinki University, Konan University, Ryukoku University as well as other four-year universities and junior colleges.
·We aim to create motivation and academic development through four programs (total education career, child education, nursing nutrition, art and design) in cooperation with high schools and the university.

Junior High School Fulfilling school life through balance of school work and club activities allows students to acquire basic abilities to leap into the future.

“Super Primula Course”
~Special University Preparatory Course


This six-year program during the junior high school and senior high school years aims to have students admitted to prestigious national, public and private universities before graduation from senior high school. The goal of this program is to have students gain a solid foundation in basic academics during their three years in junior high school.


“Primula /Lilac Courses”


·Give students a solid foundation in fundamental and basic academic abilities so that they can advance to the Senior High School Primula Couse offered in conjunction with Kansai University, or the Lilac Course, and aims for students to enter the university of their choice.