Day cares, preschools, and kindergartens offering social development, creative activities, and language learning for ages 0-6 in Shanghai.
Bilingual kindergarten based in Minhang. Morgan Henry provides language immersion in both English and Chinese on alternating days. The school follows the Primary Years Program (PYP) from the International Baccalaureate (IB) as a framework for students from 18 months to six years.
All-through (ages 2—18) international bilingual school located in Changning. The school follows the American Advanced Placement (AP) program and California Curriculum. Additional activities such as summer schools and sports are also offered.
Private K-12 boarding school co-founded by Huashi (Shanghai) Education Investment Co., Ltd, Loyal Valley Innovation Capital, and the Shanghai International Automobile City Group. If that wasn’t enough, it’s also associated with Shanghai Qishun Assets Management Co., its partner, EIM, and the East China Normal University. They’ve also recently announced a partnership with Concordia International School. ECNUAS is located in the Anting area of Jiading District in Shanghai, and offers an international curriculum for Chinese and expatriate students. The IBDP is offered at high school level, and a broad range of trip and extra-curricular activities are offered.
Co-educational private school with classes from kindergarten up to grade 12, with a large campus in Pudong. SMIC offer the Advanced Placement (AP) program for English speakers. SMIC was established in 2001 with the initial purpose of educating children of its employees but since 2004 has accepted non-SMIC students. Academic standards are high, fees are comparatively low, and results are generally impressive.
Xuhui kindergarten with classes tailored for children from English, Chinese or French backgrounds. There’s a strong focus on the arts, too. Facilities include a piano room, dance room, chess room, painting and calligraphy room, robot activity room, simulation aviation room and computer room.
Bilingual early-learning center located in Pudong. The curriculum at SEIPS is based on a holistic, play-based learning environment, focusing on preparing students for either international, Chinese or bilingual schools in the future. Places are available for children from 2 months to 6 years old.
Putuo-based international early childhood center (formerly known as Mind Sprout Academy) for children aged 18 months to 6 years. Most students come from the communities between Gubei and Middle Ring Roads surrounding Tianshan Road in northwest Changning and southwest Putuo districts. The school sits at the front of a large office complex facing the main road and high-end residential communities. Their campus has 10 classrooms including two resourced for Montessori classes, a multi-function art/baking space, a large sport themed indoor play space, an open-air child’s library/reading space, and a dance/movement space.
Large international kindergarten in Xuhui. Sarnath’s campus features specialized activity rooms for art, dance and science, as well as other facilities including a miniature mall. Children follow a curriculum inspired by Montessori and Steiner philosophies as well as French, British and Chinese curricula.
Pre-kindergarten for children aged 16 months to 4 years old. Half day programs and twice-weekly programs are offered for children from 15 months. Mummy & Me (parent-accompanied) classes are also held during weekdays and Saturdays. The focus is on learning through the arts: music, dance, storytelling and crafts. The center has a certified baby massage therapist who teaches parents baby massages on the weekends.
English language pre-school and kindergarten for children aged 18 months to 6 years. Based on Hongxu Lu, "Joyful Education Spirit" (JES) focus on exploratory learning.
International kindergartens operating under the umbrella Soong Ching Ling organization (named after Madame Sun Yat-sen herself). The International Division of Soong Ching Ling Kindergarten has two campuses; one in Gubei and one in Zhaoxiang. It is suitable for children aged 2-6 and offers Mandarin lessons and a blend of Eastern and Western teaching practices.
Private bilingual English-Mandarin school operated by DTD Education. Vanke is based in Qibao. It is suitable for children aged 2-6 and uses an English immersion style of teaching. Students are mainly Chinese; the curriculum is loosely American.
International preschool established in 2011 on Changning Lu. There are half and full day language immersion programs for children from twenty months to six years old. The Montessori curriculum is taught with a focus on bilingual language acquisition as well as art, music, sports, logic and creativity. Class sizes range from 10-12 students. The center includes a play-castle design with an indoor playground, rock climbing area and creative classroom spaces.
Bilingual kindergarten for children aged 15 months to 6 years in Qingpu district. Angels International Bilingual Kindergarten follows the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). Classrooms are all named after “non-carnivorous animals” and cleaned three times daily. The kitchen caters for different diets, and there are large outdoor and indoor playing areas.
Bilingual (Chinese/English) kindergarten in Changning. There are normally around 20 children in each class. Regular festival and celebration events are held in addition to daily sessions in English and Chinese.