High schools and senior high schools with International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, A-Level, and other educational programs for ages 13-19 in Shanghai.
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.
Minhang school offering a 12- year education to Chinese students. It is a sister school of the Dulwich College International (DCI) schools and offers a combined program comprising the Shanghai compulsory curriculum and the international curriculum.
Chinese branch of Adcote School in UK, open to students aged 13 and above. It is located at the foot of Sheshan Mountain in Songjiang, Shanghai. Students follow a British curriculum, with a focus on preparation for university entry. IGCSE and A level courses are offered, alongside a range of enrichment options. There’s an entrance exam; scholarships are available.
Private all-through (kindergarten – grade 12) school established in 2003 with primary, junior high, senior high and international divisions. In the latter division, students follow age-appropriate IB programs; in the others, a Chinese curriculum is taught. The 216-acre campus features a teaching and learning area, sports court and gyms, a living area, art centers and a student service center.
International Division of the Shanghai Foreign Language School (SFLS). Affiliated to Shanghai International Studies University, SFLS was among the first international divisions approved by Shanghai Municipal Education Commission. Th school began offering an international curriculum in 2016, enrolling eligible junior and high school students. The curriculum covers eight subjects in six academic areas such as first language, second language, science, individual and societies, math, and visual arts.
Private, all-through (elementary to senior high) boarding school founded in 2000. With over 2,700 students, around 10% of whom are international, Gold Apple is among Shanghai’s largest private boarding schools. HSK tuition is also offered to international students.
Public boarding high school located in Xujiahui. SWIS offers the IBDP to students in its International Department, which was established in 2011.
Gubei branch of the Yew Wah International Education group. YWIES Shanghai offers a four-year Overseas University Preparatory Programme (OUPP), leading to Pre-A Level or International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and a two-year University Preparation (A Level). The Yew Wah group has a house in Somerset, UK, to which it often takes students. There’s a wide range of extra-curricular activities available, including summer camps.
International boarding high school in Jing’an district, linked with the OG North Cross School in Roanoke, VA. It’s a registered test center for UCLES, and aims to prepare students for entrance to international universities and colleges through focusing on key subjects in US high schools: mathematics, natural science, social science and humanities. A college counseling service is offered, as well as a range of extra-curricular and seasonal activities.
Affiliated with Fudan University, this Minhang school specializes in bilingual education for non-Chinese speaking students. There are four streams. Class A is an intensive Chinese language course aimed at non-Chinese speaking students. Class C focuses on bilingual English and Chinese classes for both Chinese and international students, and Classes B and D are for “domestic students“.