Saitama Prefectural Urawa Nishi High School

Saitama Prefectural Urawa Nishi High School (埼玉県立浦和西高等学校, Saitama Kenritsu Urawanishi Kōtō Gakkō?), often shortened to Nishikō (西高?) is a public high school, located in Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture, in Japan. It is one of the few public schools in the prefecture that does not have a school uniform.

Until the 1970s, the school enjoyed prestigious position after Urawa High School and Urawa Ichijo High School. During the 80s and 90s, it was known as one of the best public schools and sent its alumni to best colleges in Japan including Tokyo University. Many applicants to the school are attracted by the no school uniform policy and by the liberal atmosphere that encourages students' independence.

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