History

January, 1925 Establishment of “Chiba Shukutoku Kotojogakko”
History of “Chiba Meitoku Gakuen” began with the establishment of a girls’ high school “Chiba Shukutoku Kotojogakko”. Chiba Shukutoku Kotojogakko was established by Ginosuke Fukunaka at Nobuto-cho in Chiba-City, based on the approval for its establishment dated January 30, 1925. It was the first private girls’ high school in Chiba Prefecture and its establishment encouraged many girls who wanted higher education.
April, 1925 The school building of Showa 2Start of Education
Accepting first students, Chiba Shukutoku Kotojogakko held an school opening ceremony on April 12, 1925 and started its educational programme.
July, 1943 Incorporation to a Foundation-School
Based on the Minister of Education's approval dated July 21, 1943, Chiba Shukutoku Kotojogakko was incorporated in the form of a foundation-school.
May, 1947 Chiba Meitoku High SchoolReformation to Chiba Meitoku High School and Chiba Meitoku Junior High School
In accodance with the reform of the National Education System after World War Ⅱ, Chiba Shukutoku Kotojogakko was divided into “Chiba Meitoku High Schcool” and “Chiba Meitoku Junior High School”.
January, 1951 Entity Conversion to an Educational Institution
The form of the entity which ran Chiba Meitoku High School and Chiba Meitoku Junior High School was converted from an incorporated foundation to an educational institution named “Gakkohojin Chiba Meitoku Gakuen”( “CHIBA MEITOKU INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION” in English) on January 29, 1951.
April, 1963 Establishment of Boys’ Divisions in Chiba Meitoku High School and Chiba Meitoku Junior High School
Chiba Meitoku High School and Chiba Meitoku Junior High School established their Boys’ Divisions and accepted first male students in 1963 school year.
October, 1964 The school building of Showa 39Transfer to “Minamioyumi Campus”
Gakkohojin Chiba Meitoku Gakuen and its two schools were wholly moved to a new “Minamioyumi Campus” located at Minamioyumi-cho in Chiba City.
May, 1966 Gakuen in 1964Completion of a Gymnasium
A gymnasium, which has floor space of 1648.00 square meters, was completed.
May, 1967 Chiba Meitoku Gakuen KindergartenApproval for Establishment of “Chiba Meitoku Gakuen Kindergarten”
The approval for the establishment of “Chiba Meitoku Gakuen Kindergarten” was obtained on May 4, 1967.
October, 1968 Participation in the Olympic games of two Graduates
Two graduates of Chiba Meitoku high School participated in the Olympic Games in Mexico City as members of the Japan women’s volleyball team and won silver medals.
January, 1970 Chiba Meitoku CollegeApproval for Establishment of “Chiba Meitoku College”
The approval for the establishment of “Chiba Meitoku College” was obtained on January 21, 1970. Chiba Meitoku College accepted its first 35 students and started its education to nurture kindergarten teachers in April thereof.Then, Chiba Meitoku College also began to nurture nursery teachers in April, 1972.
April, 1972 Suspension of Chiba Meitoku Junior High School’s Education
Chiba Meitoku Junior High School suspended all its educational activities for the time being, after graduation of its last students. Renaming of Chiba Meitoku Gakuen Kindergarten Chiba Meitoku Gakuen Kindergarten came to be attached to Chiba Meitoku College and was renamed “the Kindergarten Attached to Chiba Meitoku College”(or“Chiba Meitoku College Kindergarten”).
April, 1974 Adoption of Coeducation in Chiba Meitoku High School
Chiba Meitoku High School adopted coeducation and abolished Girls’ and Boys’ Divisions.
January, 1980 Enlargement of Gymnasium
The gymnasium was enlarged to have floor space of 3050.37 square meters.It became about twice as large as before.
March, 1981 Completion of a Building for Chiba Meitoku Gakuen's Head-ofiice
December, 2002 Completion of Baseball Field
A baseball field of Chiba Meitoku High school was completed. Both the left and right flanks measure 96 meters from home base and the outfield is completely covered with natural turf.
October, 2003 Meitoku Motoyawataeki NurserySetting up of “Meitoku Motoyawataeki Nursery”
Gakkohojin Chiba Meitoku Gakuen set up its first Nursery named “Meitoku Motoyawataeki Nursery”. It was the first Nursery in Chiba Prefecture run by an educational institution which had a college nurturing nursery teachers.
October, 2005 Renewal and Improvement of Athletic Field
Overall renewal and improvement works of Chiba Meitoku High school’s athletic field were completed. The new athletic field has a ground for soccer and rugby football, a handball court, 4 tennis courts and 400-meter running course. The soccer and rugby field is covered with artificial turf authorized by FIFA and equipped with lighting facilities for night use.
April,2006 Establishment of Social Welfare Corporation and Setting up of “Meitoku Toke Nursery”
Gakkohojin Chiba Meitoku Gakuen founded a social welfare corporation named “Shakaifukushihojin Chiba Meitokukai”.And it set up “Meitoku Toke Nursery”.
August,2006 Closing of Chiba Meitoku Junior High School
Based on the Governor of Chiba Pref.'s approval dated August 14, 2006, Gakkohojin Chiba Meitoku Gakuen duly closed Meitoku Junior High School, which had suspended its educational activities since 1972 school year.
April,2010 Meitoku Hamanoeki NurserySetting up of “Meitoku Hamanoeki Nursery”
Gakkohojin Chiba Meitoku Gakuen set up its second nursery named “Meitoku Hamanoeki Nursery ”.
April,2011 Chiba Meitoku Junior High SchoolChiba Meitoku Junior High SchoolEstablishment of “Chiba Meitoku Junior High School”
On the new scheme of an integrated 6 year education through junior high school and high school, Gakkohojin Chiba Meitoku Gakuen established a new junior high school named “Chiba Meitoku Junior High School”.
March,2012 Conclusion of an agreement with Chiba City regarding to Usage of Facilities in case of natural disasters
Gakkohojin Chiba Meitoku Gakuen and Chiba City concluded an Agreement regarding to Usage of Facilities in case of a natural disaster on March 26, 2012.Based on this agreement, Gakkohojin Chiba Meitoku Gakuen should provide its some facilities for refugees as shelters in case of natural disasters.
April,2013 Setting up of “Meitoku Sodenino Nursery
Social Welfare Corporation Chiba Meitokukai set up its second nursery named “Meitoku Sodenino Nursery”.
March,2015 Merger of a educational institution “Gakkohojin Hokuso Gakuen”
Gakkohojin Chiba Meitoku Gakuen merged the “Gakkohojin Hokuso Gakuen” therewith.
April,2015 Meitoku Yatimata Child CenterSetting up of the certified Center for Early Childhood Education and Care
Gakkohojin Chiba Meitoku Gakuen set up a certified Center for Early Childhood Education and Care named “Meitoku Yatimata Child Center”.