Program Description

J PREP Scholars is an educational initiative that strives to develop generations of young scholar-leaders who aim to achieve success in their post‒secondary educational endeavors abroad and beyond. We are committed to helping each student reach his or her potential. We also respect the autonomy and independence of each student.

J PREP Scholars specializes in standardized test preparation, university admissions consulting, and custom-designed academic courses and mentoring rooted in the liberal arts for all students. We strive to help grow a generation of educated and confident youths who are prepared to handle the challenges of post-secondary education and beyond.
We are committed to helping our students develop the skills and knowledge needed to achieve success in their educational and professional endeavors. Our team consists of graduates from top universities and brings unrivaled expertise. We are not only scholars, but also leaders from diverse backgrounds. Our instructors come from around the world with a range of educational and professional experiences.

J PREP Scholars Overseas University Preparation Courses

We have developed our own comprehensive all-English curricula, courses, and programs with proven results. Our courses are flexible and adaptive to the unique needs of each student, and designed to provide clear guidance. Our pedagogy allows for a dynamic learning environment that engages our students to be critical thinkers and confident scholar-leaders. Please let us know if you are interested in these courses and we will guide you through the placement test.

Course Number
Course Name
Course Objective
Current Ability
SA500 Four Skills Tailored to the students who are entering the Scholars program for the first time. This course is recommended for the students who have no study abroad experience. TOEFL® iBT 50
SA550 TOEFL® Intermediate Tailored to high school juniors (HS2) who are looking for a TOEFL® preparation program. Students will develop English grammar, vocabulary, and will learn more about using English in academic settings. TOEFL® iBT 80 TOEFL® iBT 95
SA580 TOEFL® Advanced Geared to high school seniors (HS3) who are familiar with the basics of TOEFL® test-taking strategies and planning to go to an overseas University. TOEFL® iBT 95 TOEFL® iBT 110
SA530 IELTS Geared to high school seniors (HS3) who are familiar with the basics of IELTS test-taking strategies and planning to go to an overseas University. IELTS 6.5 IELTS 7.5
SA650 SAT® Foundation Tailored to high school juniors (HS2) who are looking for an SAT® preparation program focused on reading, writing, and essay sections of the test. TOEFL iBT® 85 (minimum requirement), ideally 100+ SAT® 1200
SA680 SAT® Advanced Geared to high school seniors (HS3) who are familiar with the basics of SAT® test-taking strategies. This course offers a flexible curriculum based on student needs. TOEFL iBT® 100+ SAT® 1400+
SA690 College Admission Counseling This course consists of individualized counseling for high school seniors to assist and advise all aspects of their college applictions such as application essays, recommendation letters, financial aid and scholarship applications. In principal, students should have completed testing or test preparation before joining this course. IELTS 6.5 / TOEFL iBT®100+ / SAT®1400+ College admission

*SA:Study Abroad

J PREP Scholars Liberal Arts Courses

Our Liberal Arts program provides opportunities to engage in a diverse range of subjects that will challenge their abilities in critical thinking and analysis. Please let us know if you are interested in these courses and we will guide you through the placement test process.

Course Number
Course Name
Course Objective
Current Ability
LA200 Critical Thinking Geared to students in the upper elementary grades(S5/S6) who are interested in learning critical thinking.
The goal of this course is to equip students with better-thinking skills, a deeper understanding of diversity, and greater self-confidence.
EIKEN pre2 (minimum requirement)
LA300 Introduction to Liberal Arts Introduction to Liberal Arts aims to develop the English, critical thinking, and self-study skills needed to effectively solve problems and express opinions in a variety of subjects.
This class is designed to prepare the students for the more intensive requirements of LA350.
LA350 Liberal Arts Ⅰ LA350 is an all-English critical thinking course which strives to improve studentsʼ abilities in academic writing, public speaking, discussion, reading comprehension, and analysis. This course prepares students with a moderate to high level of fluency for the demands of J PREP’s more advanced Scholars classes. CEFR B2 TOEFL iBT® 50
LA380 Liberal Arts Ⅱ LA380ʼs goal is to build up the studentsʼ abilities in the four key skills of English while fostering independent learning. Students are expected to research broad topics in detail and give presentations on their findings. TOEFL iBT® 60
LA400 Gifted Scholars Aimed at providing more intellectually stimulating coursework drawn from a diverse range of liberal arts disciplines for advanced junior high school students. In addition, the program is designed to help students prepare for entrance examinations to private boarding schools or independent schools in either Japan or abroad. TOEFL® iBT 70
LA500 Great Books Geared for junior high school students. The course is dedicated to strengthening critical reading and analytical skills, improving verbal, written, and critical thinking skills. TOEFL® iBT 70
LA600 Great Books Advanced Tailored to high school students who are interested in reading a wide variety of important Western literature in a number of different genres and discussing a variety of analytical approaches to literature. TOEFL® iBT 90
LA510 Academic / Narrative Writing Geared for high school students who want to receive process-based writing instruction. TOEFL® iBT 70
LA511 Intro to Science and Technology Tailored to high school students who are interested in Science and Technology programs in university. TOEFL® iBT 70
LA512 Economics This course if for high school students interested in studying economics at the university level. TOEFL® iBT 85

*LA:Liberal Arts

J PREP レベル設定基準表

  1. ES:English Skills(英語4技能)/EA:English for Academic Purposes(国内受験)/ EX:Explorers
  2. Levelの表記 Level 0:J PREP Kids / Level 1~6:J PREP斉藤塾
    ※J PREP Explorers のLevel は J PREP 斉藤塾に準ずる
  3. 00~20番台:標準コース / 50~60番台:集中コース / 70番台~90番台:(国内受験)コース
プログラム 対 象 指導言語 開講月 授業回数 授業時間

Sunnyside International Kindergarten

1歳10か月~6歳 英語のみ 4月 週5日


小1~小5 英語のみ 4月 週3~5日


小1~小4 日英 3月 週1日 2時間+LT*30分

J PREP Explorers

小1~小4 英語のみ 3月 週1日 2時間30分


小5~中3 日英 3月 週1日 3時間


小5~高1 日英 3月 週1日 3時間


小5・小6 日英 3月 週1日 3時間


高2・高3 日英 3月 週1日 3時間~3時間30分

J PREP Scholars

小5~高3 英語のみ 3月 週1日 1~3時間

*LT : ライブラリ・タイム

C2 ほぼすべての話題を容易に理解し、その内容を論理的に再構成して、ごく細かいニュアンスまで表現できる。 8.5 – 9.0
C1 広範で複雑な話題を理解して、目的に合った適切な言葉を使い、論理的な主張や議論を組み立てることができる。 1級 95 – 120 400 7.0 – 8.0
B2 社会生活での幅広い話題について自然に会話ができ、明確かつ詳細に自分の意見を表現できる。 準1級 72 – 94 334 – 399 5.5 – 6.5
B1 社会生活での身近な話題について理解し、自分の意思とその理由を簡単に説明できる。 2級 42 – 71 226 – 333 4.0 – 5.0
A2 身近で日常的な事柄についての基本的な表現を理解し、簡単な言葉で説明できる。 準2級 186 – 225 3.0
A1 日常生活での基本的な表現を理解し、ごく簡単なやり取りができる。 3級 2.0

※ 英検®は公益財団法人 日本英語検定協会の登録商標です。

出典:各種資料を基にJ PREP 斉藤塾作成。
TOEFL®はEducational Testing Service(ETS)が運営する、4技能型英語力判定試験で、主として米国大学に留学する際に用いられています。
IELTSはケンブリッジ大学英語検定機構、ブリティッシュ・カウンシル、IDP Educationが共同で運営する4技能型英語力判定試験で、主として英連邦諸国の大学に留学する際に用いられています。