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How to Apply

Things to know BEFORE you apply to SJS:


  • Our high school graduation requirements are higher than the State of Oregon and most public schools. We require:

    • English/Language Arts - 4 credits

    • Math (Algebra 1 and above) - 4 credits

    • Science - 4 credits

    • Japanese - 4 credits (No other second language can be substituted for Japanese)

    • Social Studies - 3 credits

    • Health - 1 credit

    • PE - 1 credit

    • Electives - 5 credits

  • All students take a Japanese language courses. In 4th grade, students take Japanese 1 day a week. In grades 5-12, students take Japanese daily.

  • Enrollment for the following school year is open to students who are currently in 3rd-11th grades.

  • Our Lottery is drawn in mid-April. Students who apply after April 1st are place on the list for the next year's lottery.

If you are interested in attending SJS there are several steps you must follow.

1. You and your child should attend one information night in

January or March 


2. You and your child must schedule a visit to the school.


3. Complete our application.

4. Email, fax, or mail your completed application to:

To: Sheridan Japanese School

      Application Form (on outer envelope or in subject line)


Address: 430 SW Monroe St,

                Sheridan, OR 97378

Call: (503)843-3400



Application Deadline April 1

SJS Does not Discriminate on the basis of race, colour, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.

For full non-discrimination notice

SJS prohíbe el discrimine sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, o edad en sus programs y actividades. 

Para la entera declaración de no discriminación

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