Zama MS History

Opened: 1968
Closed: 1990

Zama American Middle School was located at Camp Zama which is located on the outskirts of metropolitan Tokyo near the edge of the Tamagawa Mountains. The school was located on the post, near the eighteen-hole golf course on one side and a housing area on the other side.

The school facilities included a gymnasium, industrial arts room, home economics room, a photo lab and a 10,000-volume library. During the 1980-81 school year music classes were conducted at the new high school across the football field.

There were two hundred eighty grade six through eight students enrolled for the 80-81 school year.

By the 1987-88 school year, the school had two hundred sixty students in grades seven and eight. The next and the last year for the school there were two hundred thirty seventh and eighth graders enrolled in school. When the school closed in 1990 the students attended Zama High School.


Information from DoDDS School Information Guides

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