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Yokota HS

About Our School

School Colors: Blue and Gold

Mascot: Panthers

Grades Served: 9 - 12

Enrollment: 265

Teacher/Student ratio: 18:1

Computer/Student ratio: 1:1

Enrollment by Branch of Service

Accreditation and Awards

YKHS is accredited by AdvancED.

Please refer to the following link for DoDEA Testing Data:

Please refer to the following link for DoDEA School Report Card:

 

Vision Statement

Yokota High School, working in partnership with the family and local community, will provide a safe, academically-inspiring environment in which students develop to their maximum potential as life- long learners and responsible participants in an ever changing global environment.

Yokota HS campus

 

History

Yokota High School derives its name from the Yokota family that reportedly owned most of the land that stretches from Fussa station nearly to Tachikawa station. According to legend, the family provided this portion of its holdings to the Imperial Japanese Government which transformed the cornfields and pine groves into a military base in 1938. Finished with construction in 1940, the Japanese Army called the facility Tama Army Airfield, while local residents called it Fussa Airfield. The Japanese Army used the area primarily as a test flight center during World War II, and the base remained fully operational until the end of the war. The base sustained only minor damage during the war, and US forces began operations on September 4, 1945. American dependents arrived shortly thereafter.

Qualified teachers and administrators were recruited in the spring of 1946, and the first dependent school opened September 7, 1946 at Johnson Army Base in Iramura, about 20 miles from the present location of Yokota High School. Johnson High was one of several schools whose students were absorbed when YHS opened in 1973. Other schools in the area were Tachikawa, located on what is now Showa Park, Chofu High near ASIJ, and Yamato High which is about five miles away from YHS and Narimasu.

When Yokota first opened, the concept was a "school with open doors." Students had a modular schedule that offered as many as 27 "mods." The principal was very progressive, and wanted a wide open campus. At one point in these early years there were 103 different English classes offered. That modular schedule continued under the next two principals. Now, the schedule consists of fewer classes which meet for longer periods, and includes classes offered over the Internet. Panthers trace their roots over a half century.

 

Mailing Address:

Mailing Address:
Yokota High School
DoDDS - P/J Unit 5072
APO AP 96328-5072

If you speak a language other than English please contact
the main office using the information above to speak with a translator.

日本語(または英語以外の言語) が母国語の保護者の方も通訳がいますので、 上記(メインオフィス)までご連絡ください。

Kung kayo ay may ibang salita maliban sa Ingles maari po
lamang ipaalam sa aming opisina para kayo ay mabigyan ng karapatdapat na tulong
upang maintindihan ninyo sa inyong salita.


Off base dialing instructions:

To call the front office from our area
225-7018

To call the front office from the US
011-81-3117-55-7018

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DSN OFFICE CONTACT NUMBERS:

Attendance Call-in
225-7018

Athletic Director
225-7018

ASACS
225-7018


District Office

Counselor: 225-7018

Main Office225-7018

Information Center 225-7018

Medically Related Services 225-7018

Nurse225-7018

Special Education 225-7018

Student Services/Registrar 225-7018

FAX

On Post225-7223
Off Post011-81-3117-55-7223