Day cares, preschools, and kindergartens offering social development, creative activities, and language learning for ages 0-6 in Shanghai.
Britannica International School, Shanghai is a British international school offering a course of study based on the English National Curriculum. They are the only school offering an A level program to students over age 16 in Puxi. Their teachers are largely British and are all native English speakers, while also having one of the smallest student-teacher ratios in Shanghai.
Western International School of Shangha was founded in 2006 as an all IB-environment school. With strong diversity demographics, it became the first full continuum International Baccalaureate World School offering the full IB program from the primary years (PYP) to the diploma program (DP) in 2012. It is also the only IB full continuum school in Shanghai that is authorized to offer the specialized IB career-related education (CP) in the secondary years. The school hosts the UK registered International School's Theatre Association (ISTA) as well as the Stoke City Football Camp Academy.
Shanghai Community International School was an early entrant to the international school sphere in Shanghai back in 1996. As the fourth established school in Shanghai, they distinguished themselves from American, German, and British schools that had already been established in Shanghai by focusing on having a curriculum that was not tied to a national identity. The school subsequently adopted certified International Baccalaureate programming in 2008, and as of 2017, has become the second International school in Shanghai to be a full continuum IB world school.
One of the newer international schools to open in Shanghai, Wellington College International Shanghai offers state-of-the-art facilities and extensive enrichment programmes. It is affiliated with renowned boarding school Wellington College in the UK.
Shanghai American School (SAS) is the kind of school you wish you would've attended when you were a kid. We have a challenging academic curriculum that helps pave a path to top universities around the world, over 150 activities and award-winning clubs, and sports teams that won three times more APAC championships last year than any other school. And as a non-profit, all our revenue goes into making the school even better, resulting in many facilities that are at university level. SAS is one of Asia's most respected international schools, and is China's most established international school, with a history that begins in 1912. We are an independent school with two campuses, both offering a comprehensive syllabus from pre-K3 to grade 12 and an AP and Full IB Diploma. In fact, SAS was chosen to be one of the first 100 schools worldwide to offer the AP Capstone degree.
The British International School Shanghai, Puxi Campus is part of Nord Anglia Education, the world’s leading premium school organization with 43 schools worldwide. Conveniently located in West Shanghai and over 60 different nationalities we develop students who understand and display internationalism, leadership and concern for others, through an innovative academic programme coupled with first rate extra-curricular and pastoral provision. We believe passionately in learning, and our modern approach to education continues to secure places at leading universities around the world.
At NAIS Pudong each of our students’ academic and personal ambitions are nurtured by our inspirational teachers and enriched through exceptional learning opportunities. We offer a truly global experience through a world-leading curriculum that will stimulate and enhance high-quality learning. Our curriculum is rigorous, contemporary and globally focused and our academic results exceed world averages. Our students are also able to broaden their experiences and talents through our comprehensive after school programme. Children and their parents are welcomed into our international family, with more than 50 different nationalities forming our diverse school community.
Our campus opened in 2008 and since then SEIPS has provided a bilingual early childhood education program based on international teaching philosophies to the expatriate and local communities of Shanghai. Using a co-teaching model and developmentally appropriate practices to guide our curriculum, SEIPS creates a play based learning environment to foster holistic development for children ages 3 months to 6 years old by adhering to international program standards. We also provide family programs to support the prenatal development and their child’s first years of life. Our teaching teams work together with our families to ensure we provide high quality, individualized programs for each child through ongoing observations and the use of evidence based practices.
Concordia International School Shanghai is a co-educational day school for students aged 3 to 18, located in the heart of Jinqiao—one of Shanghai’s largest international communities, with many open green spaces and family-oriented amenities. Concordia is recognized for its dedication to academic excellence and for providing well-developed sports, arts, service and cultural learning programs. Our caring, passionate and award-winning faculty deliver a comprehensive American curriculum and pioneer programs that guide individual students toward life success, no matter how they define it. By partnering with engaged parents, we cultivate the best outcomes for each student. The community at Concordia creates the ideal foundation for the entire family’s success.
With instruction and activities guided through four core values (proficient communicator, confident individual, creative thinker, compassionate citizen), Shanghai Livingston American School (SLAS) creates an environment of enquiry set against American culture fused with an international perspective, resulting in students receiving an education that prepares them for academic and personal success as global citizens.