High schools and senior high schools with International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, A-Level, and other educational programs for ages 13-19 in Shanghai.
Pudong outpost of the international Nord Anglia Education group, accommodating pupils from ages 2 to 18. Students initially follow the EYFS program and the English National Curriculum, followed by IGCSE and IB programs in high school. The school offers over 135 extra-curricular activities and collaborates with international educational partners such as Juilliard, MIT and UNICEF.
International school with a campus at the western edge of Minhang. WISS was founded in 2006 as an all IB-environment school. It offers 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 United International School's Gubei Campus has a focus on integrating Eastern and Western educational models. Their core strengths are in possessing a bilingual model to education as well as an established visual and performing arts program which encourages student exploration.
Shanghai outpost of the British public school, with a campus in the northern point of Pudong. Harrow is a co-educational school for students aged 18 months to 18 years old, with teaching based on the English National Curriculum (IGCSEs followed by A Levels). Harrow International School Shanghai is the fourth international school in the Harrow family of schools. They boast a flock of famous alumni, high academic standards and a consistent international school house system.
Co-educational, all-through (ages 3-18) day school founded in 1998. CISS is affiliated with the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. The campus is in Jinqiao, with ten acres of indoor and outdoor facilities, including several maker spaces and labs designed for hands-on work in 3D printing, coding, robotics and cooking. The American curriculum is followed, including AP. There’s also a focus on applied learning, giving students practical experience in fields such as enterprise, and over 175 co-curricular activities to choose from.
All-through (ages 2-17) international school established in 1996, with campuses in Hongqiao and Pudong. SCIS adopted certified International Baccalaureate programming in 2008 and, as of 2017, became a full continuum IB world school (including the PYP, MYP and DP). Fees are comparable to other international schools, but are inclusive of comparatively more, from uniforms to lunches and even MacBooks for older students.
All-through (ages 2-18) British international school in Gubei, offering a course of study based on the English National Curriculum. This incorporates IGCSE, AS and A2 qualifications. Teachers are all native English speakers, most of whom are British. Over 100 extra-curricular activities are offered. The school is part of the Orbital Education group.
All-through (ages 2-18) international school in the Nord Anglia group with a campus in Puxi. British teachers deliver the National Curriculum for England and the International Primary Curriculum. Cambridge IGCSE, A level and IB courses are offered at secondary level. The school offers a range of enrichment options (over 260 extra-curricular activities) and collaborates with global educational institutions such as MIT, Juilliard and UNICEF. There’s a strong focus on entry to international universities.
All-through (PK-3 to Grade 12) international school founded in 1912. SAS students follow the American curriculum; AP and IB courses are available at secondary level. One campus is just west of Hongqiao Railway Station, and the other is in Pudong. Over 150 extra-curricular activities are offered. Their Hongqiao campus has its own performing arts center.
Shanghai branch of the British boarding school, based in the New Bund area. Wellington is a co-educational, all-through (ages 3-18) school with day and boarding options. Pupils follow the English National Curriculum and the International Primary Curriculum initially; IGCSE and the IBDP are offered to high school students.
Selective private boarding school in Shanghai for students aged 13 to 18. There’s a well-developed pastoral system involving houses and tutors, as well as facilities for sports and the arts. Students initially study a three-year IGCSE preparation program, then continue to study for A levels. An online test, oral test and parent interview are part of the application process.
Private, self-proclaimed cross-strait school with campuses in east China and Taipei. The Taipei Campus of Kang Chiao Bilingual School was established in 2002. The East China Campus, located in Qingpu district, opened in 2014. It accepts applications from students of kindergarten, primary, junior and senior high school age. Younger students follow a Cambridge-based curriculum, while the AP and IBDP are offered at high school level. The school also prepares students for TOEFL and SAT examinations.
International school affiliated with Qibao Middle School Education Group, which was founded by Qibao Middle School and operated by the private sector. In 2009, Wenlai High School International Department was established. SWIS students study AP courses at high school level.
Private school founded in 1993. There are three streams: one each for Chinese, bilingual and IB PYP classes. Tuition fees also vary according to which program you choose, and the streams occupy different campuses in Xuhui. The bilingual campus offers an IB-focused curriculum.
International school created through a partnership between Qibao High School and Dwight School, NYC. Students follow the IB curriculum as well as having access to Qibao Dwight’s extra-curricular program, which includes electives, sports, a house system and exchanges. Boarding is offered; the school is located in the Qibao water town