Asano Junior & Senior High School

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Asano Junior & Senior High School (浅野中学校高等学校, Asano Chūgakkō Kōtōgakkō), often referred to as "Asano", is a private boys' school located in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

Asano High School
Asano Junior & Senior High School.JPG
Address
1-3-1, Koyasudai, Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa-ken, Japan


Japan
Information
TypeBoys' Private school (Japan)
MottoRise again every time you fall.
Established1920; 99 years ago (1920)
FounderAsano Soichiro of Asano zaibatsu
Staff109
GenderBoys
Age13 to 18
Enrollmentabout 1600
Website

General[edit]

Asano Junior & Senior High School (浅野中学校高等学校, Asano Chūgakkō Kōtōgakkō), often referred to as "Asano", is a private boys' school located in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.[1] Asano Sōichirō (the founder of Asano zaibatsu) and Asano Zaibatsu (Asano Conglomerate) founded this school in 1920.[2] The Academy consists of Asano Junior High School (Grades 7-9) and Asano Senior High School (Grades 10-12) with approximately 800 students respectively.[3] Admission to the Junior High School is highly competitive. Every year, 270 out of approximately 1800 applicants are selected for admission, based on their scores during entrance examinations. Asano Junior and Senior high school students, between the ages of 13-18, spend six years developing into prime students.[4] The school motto is, “Rise again every time you fall.” We believe that we can achieve our goals by continuously making efforts and persevering. This strong spirit of perseverance comes from the academy’s founder, Soichiro Asano, who spent his life contending with many ups and downs.[5] The Academy aims to bring a well-balanced education based on what we call the “Three Main Pillars.” These being: studying, school events and club activities.[6] Asano High School is rank 16 in Japan in 2019.[7]

Clubs[edit]

At the Asano Academy, there are more than 30 clubs to choose from. Club practice takes place after classes (frequency depending on each club).[8] Clubs are Soccer, Track and Field, Baseball, American Football, Table Tennis, Climbing, Boxing, Archery, Judo, Badminton, Rugby, Tennis, Swimming, Basketball, Kendo, Handball, Volleyball, Go and Shogi, Brass Band, Chemistry, Drama, Journalism (School Paper), Fine Arts, History Study, Geology, Railway Research, Japan Red Cross, Biology, Physics, Juggling, Debate, Reading and Japanese Calligraphy.[9] The Graduation ceremony is held in march.[10]

Facilities[edit]

The school property is 58,655m².[11]

school library of about 70000 books[12]

an auditorium[13]

a gymnastic hall[14]

an indoor swimming pool (closed in winter)[15]

a school field of artificial turf[16]

two tennis courts[17]

two handball courts[18]

A huge Statue of Asano Soichiro is a shymbol of the School.[19][20][21][22]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "THE ASANO ACADEMY Junior and Senior High School - About Us". www.asano.ed.jp. Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  2. ^ "THE ASANO ACADEMY Junior and Senior High School - About Us". www.asano.ed.jp. Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  3. ^ "THE ASANO ACADEMY Junior and Senior High School - About Us". www.asano.ed.jp. Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  4. ^ "THE ASANO ACADEMY Junior and Senior High School - About Us". www.asano.ed.jp. Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  5. ^ "THE ASANO ACADEMY Junior and Senior High School - About Us". www.asano.ed.jp. Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  6. ^ "THE ASANO ACADEMY Junior and Senior High School - About Us". www.asano.ed.jp. Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  7. ^ The Rankings of successful examinees of Tokyo University in 2019 Kanagaku カナガク
  8. ^ "THE ASANO ACADEMY Junior and Senior High School - Activities". www.asano.ed.jp. Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  9. ^ "THE ASANO ACADEMY Junior and Senior High School - Activities". www.asano.ed.jp. Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  10. ^ "THE ASANO ACADEMY Junior and Senior High School - Event". www.asano.ed.jp. Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  11. ^ "浅野学園 浅野中学・高等学校 - キャンパス紹介". www.asano.ed.jp. Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  12. ^ "浅野中学校". Education DIAMOND (in Japanese). Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  13. ^ "浅野学園 浅野中学・高等学校 - キャンパス紹介". www.asano.ed.jp. Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  14. ^ "浅野学園 浅野中学・高等学校 - キャンパス紹介". www.asano.ed.jp. Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  15. ^ bean (1529456616). "浅野学園浅野中学(SAPIX)". 運命90、努力10 (in Japanese). Retrieved 2019-07-24. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  16. ^ "浅野学園 浅野中学・高等学校 - キャンパス紹介". www.asano.ed.jp. Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  17. ^ "浅野学園 浅野中学・高等学校 - キャンパス紹介". www.asano.ed.jp. Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  18. ^ "浅野学園 浅野中学・高等学校 - キャンパス紹介". www.asano.ed.jp. Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  19. ^ "浅野学園 浅野中学・高等学校 - キャンパス紹介". www.asano.ed.jp. Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  20. ^ "浅野総一郎とキリンビール工場見学". 感じたまま (in Japanese). Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  21. ^ "Bronze statue of Asano Soichiro 浅野総一郎翁銅像を訪ねる". blog横浜探訪3 (in Japanese). Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  22. ^ "【第2回】学校のシンボル : 連載一覧 : さぽナビ | Z会". www.zkai.co.jp. Retrieved 2019-07-24.

Coordinates: 35°29′28″N 139°39′32″E / 35.49111°N 139.65889°E / 35.49111; 139.65889