There are 56 preschools (30 municipal, 25 private and 1 national) in Takamatsu City. Please inquire at individual preschools about applying for entrance.
For information about the location of city- run preschools, contact the Administration Section for the Center for Early Childhood Education and Care.
This information is also available on the City Website.
Based on the resident registry, notifications will be sent in early February to parents of children due to enter elementary and junior high school.
If your child is due to start school and you don't receive notification, please contact the School Education Section.
Citizens' Affairs Section, or any branch or field office
When moving in from outside of the city or within the city, the residence transfer notification with a name of a new school moving in will be issued at the Citizen's Division or any branch office. Submit documents (certificate of enrollment, certificate of providing textbooks) from the previous school as well as the residence transfer notification to the new school.
When moving out, obtain 1) documents (certificate of enrollment, certificate of providing textbooks) from the school, 2) the residence transfer notification at the Citizen's Division or any branch office then submit both 1 and 2 to the municipality you are moving into.
After School Clubs have been established at elementary schools and children's centers throughout the city to give children an appropriate place to play and to help parents who cannot take care of their children at home after school because of their jobs, etc.
There is funding available, including "Fee Assistance to Encourage Preschool Enrollment (Public and Private)," "Private Preschool Entrance Fee Assistance," and "Assistance for the third (or more) child in a family to go to preschool."
For details, contact any preschool or the Administration Section of the Center for Early Childhood Education and Care.
Elementary and junior high schools in the City have special support classes for children/students who require special assistance.
There is also a prefecturally-funded special assistance school. Contact the School Education Section for information about enrolment.
At the Youth Center and School Education Section, there are people to take calls regarding child-related concerns, including family, school, and friend-related issues.
Takamatsu City has tied sister or friendship cities with St.Petersburg in the United States of America, Tours in French Republic, and Nanchang in People's Republic of China promoting friendship exchange.