Shibuya Junior and Senior High School

private junior and senior high school in Tokyo, Japan

Shibuya Junior and Senior High School (Japanese: 渋谷教育学園渋谷中学高等学校, romanizedShibuya Kyōiku Gakuen Shibuya Chūgaku Kōtō Gakkō) is a private co-ed secondary school in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo, Japan. People commonly call the school Shibu-Shibu for short. Only the junior high school accepts new students. The senior high school only accepts students coming up from the junior high school. Students go to each school for three years (for a total of six years).

Shibuya Junior and Senior High School
Shibuya Ward, Tokyo Prefecture

Coordinates35°39′50.1″N 139°42′10.9″E / 35.663917°N 139.703028°E / 35.663917; 139.703028
Other nameShibu-shibu (渋渋)
School typePrivate Secondary School
MottoJapanese: 自調自考, romanizedjichōjikō
(Seek and Think for Oneself)
Established1996 (1996)
Sister schoolMakuhari Junior and Senior High School [ja]
Waseda Shibuya Senior High School
Age12 to 18

Makuhari Junior and Senior High School [ja] (Chiba City, Chiba, Japan) is a sister school [en] of Shibuya Junior and Senior High School. Both schools have the same school motto and educational objectives.



Shibuya Kyoiku Gakuen (Japanese: 学校法人渋谷教育学園, romanizedGakkō Hōjin Shibuya Kyōiku Gakuen) is the educational institution that runs Shibuya Junior and Senior High School. Students go to the school for six years. The school is in Shibuya, Tokyo. One of the school's goals is to develop students' skills in succeeding in an international society. The school is highly ranked as one of the top ten most competitive junior high schools in the country. Recent rankings put it at 4th place in Tokyo[1] and 8th place nationally.[2]

Educational objectives


The school has three main educational objectives:

  • 自調自考, jichōjikō, 'self investigation, self thinking'
    • This is the main motto of the school. It is translated as 'Seek and Think for Oneself.'
  • 高い倫理感, takai rinrikan, 'high moral standards'
  • 国際人としての資質を養う, kokusaijin toshite no shishitsu o yashinau, 'cultivate qualities as a citizen of the world'

Notable alumni


Some notable alumni are:

Other websites



  1. "東京都の私立中学校 偏差値ランキング(2019年度) | 200校". Retrieved 2020-01-26.
  2. "渋谷教育学園渋谷中学(渋谷区)偏差値・学校教育情報|みんなの中学校情報". みんなの中学校情報 (in Japanese). Retrieved 2020-01-26.