High schools and senior high schools with International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, A-Level, and other educational programs for ages 13-19 in Shanghai.
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.
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.
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.
Pudong outpost of the international Nord Anglia Education group, accommodating pupils from ages 3 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 150 extra-curricular activities and collaborates with international educational partners such as Juilliard, MIT and UNICEF.
Shanghai outpost of the British public school, with a campus in the northern point of Pudong. Harrow is a co-educational day and boarding 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.
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 2-17) 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.
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 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.
Another of Fudan University’s partner schools, FDIS is the international division of the Fudan High School (FDFZ). FDIS covers a wider age-range than Fudan-Vanke – grade 1 to 12 are taught. There’s a pretty large campus here, too, although it’s a little way out of the city center. They promise small class sizes and a range of curricular/extra-curricular options.
All-through private French language school with campuses in Qingpu and Pudong. The schools are managed by the Managing Committee of the Parents’ Association, and appointed by the Agency for French Education Abroad (AEFE, Agence pour l’enseignement français à l’étranger). Students follow the French curricula.
All through German language school with two locations in Shanghai, one in Pudong and one in Puxi. Both German Abitur and International Baccalaureate curriculum are taught. The main language of instruction is German, and a range of extra-curricular activities is offered. Facilities include a large German-language library, sports grounds, an indoor gym, swimming pool and theater.
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.
Huge all-through (grades 1-12) Shanghai school established in 1865. The campus has an overall size of 223,617m². SHSID now enrolls around 2800 students from over 60 different countries and regions. In 1995, SHSID became an International Baccalaureate (IB) world school. SHSID is also authorized by the College Board to administer AP, SAT and PSAT exams and is an authorized TOEFL exam center.