Osaka Prefectural Kitano High School

Osaka Prefectural Kitano High School (大阪府立北野高等学校, Ōsaka Furitsu Kitano Kōtōgakkō) is a secondary school in Osaka, Japan founded in 1873.[1]

Osaka Prefectural Kitano High School
大阪府立北野高等学校
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Location
Osaka Prefectural Kitano High School is located in Osaka Prefecture
Osaka Prefectural Kitano High School
Osaka Prefectural Kitano High School
Location of Kitano High School
2-5-13, Shin-Kitano, Yodogawa-ku

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532-0025

Information
Former namesEuropean-style school[1]
Osaka Prefectural First Secondary High School
Osaka Prefectural Kitano Secondary High School
Osaka Prefectural Kitano Senior High School
Established1873; 147 years ago (1873)[1]
AuthorityOsaka Prefecture
School code27101C
Website

It moved to its current location in Yodogawa Ward in 1931. The school is operated by the Osaka Prefectural Board of Education. It has been named a model school by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.[2]

HistoryEdit

Kitano High School was founded as a European-style school at Namba Mido in 1873, and re-established as Osaka Prefectural First Secondary High School in 1877. In 1889, the school was moved to the new building to at Dojima, and a school logo was also made at the same year. In 1902, the school was moved again to Kitano, and renamed Osaka Prefectural Kitano Secondary High School. After 29 years, the school was moved to the current location.

After World War II, in 1948, the school was renamed Osaka Prefectural Kitano Senior High School, and began exchange of students and teachers with Osaka Prefectural Otemae High School.[1]

AlumniEdit

Prominent alumni include

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "School History". Osaka Prefectural Kitano High School. Retrieved 2020-01-15.
  2. ^ "SAS Projects". Archived from the original on 2007-01-03. Retrieved 2006-11-19.
  3. ^ "Passenger: Toshiya Kuge". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 2001-10-28. Retrieved 2006-11-19.

Coordinates: 34°42′56″N 135°28′41″E / 34.71556°N 135.47806°E / 34.71556; 135.47806