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  • The British International School Shanghai
    Nursery, Primary and Secondary
    Founded in 2002, the school has two campuses, in Puxi and Pudong, and offers the English National Curriculum and IB Diploma Programme to students from 18 months to 18 years. Through its approach to High Performance Learning, based on applying models previously reserved for ‘gifted and talented’ groups to all students, they help all their students to achieve beyond expectations.
    Annual tuition fees for the 2014-2015 academic year: 96,210 to 271,530 RMB

  • Shanghai American School
    Pre-nursery to Grade 12
    The largest international school in China, with 2300 pupils from over 40 countries, the school offers an American-based curriculum. The school has two campuses, Puxi and Pudong.
    Annual tuition fees for the 2006-2007 academic year range from $11500 for kindergarten to $20000

  • Ecole Francaise de Shanghai
    Maternelle, elementaire and college/lycee
    The school offers French curriculum at all levels. Pupils also receive lessons in English, Mandarin and Chinese culture.
    Annual tuition fees for the 2006-2007 academic year range from 39047 RMB for maternelle to 94131 RMB for lycee

  • German School of Shanghai
    Kindergarten to Abitur
    Founded in 1995 the German School and Kindergarten Shanghai comprises of two locations - the EuroCampus in Puxi and the German School in Pudong, which was newly opened in 2007.
    The German School Shanghai offers education from Kindergarten to high school graduation (German and international).

  • Concordia International School
    Pre-school (3 to 4 year olds) to High School
    The school offers the American curriculum, with a complementary selection of Chinese and Asian study options
    Annual tuition fees for the 2006-2007 academic year range from 138,850 RMB for pre-school to 185,300 RMB for Grade 12

  • Shanghai Community International Schools
    Nursery to Grade 12
    The school offers tuition based on the American curriculum, that aims to meet the requirements of many western countries by adopting best practices from around the globe. SCIS is made up of four schools, located in Pudong, Hongqiao and Hangzhou. The school runs many special interest courses for its students, as well as offering support services for pupils with special needs.
    Annual tuition fees for the 2012-2013 academic year range from 65,000 RMB for nursery to 210,000 RMB for Grades 6-12

  • Yew Chung International School of Shanghai
    Kindergarten, Primary and Secondary
    The school was the first international school in Shanghai to be officially recognised by and registered with the Chinese government. It has three campuses, at Hongqiao, Gubei and Pudong. The Gubei campus offers boarding facilities for pupils whose families are working elsewhere in China. The school's curriculum is based on the National Curriculum for England, which is augmented with Chinese language and culture lessons and violin instruction. The is used for Years 10 and 11, while the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) is used for the last two years of Secondary school, Years 12 and 13.
    Annual tuition fees for the 2006-2007 academic year range from 141,100 RMB for kindergarten to 171,000 RMB for secondary school

  • Dulwich College International School
    Pre-school to age 16
    The College offers the National Curriculum of England and Wales and uses the International General Certificate in Secondary Education (IGCSE) in Years 10 and 11. From September 2007, the College intends to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma programme to Post 16 students and is currently undergoing the authorisation processes. The opportunity to study Mandarin as a foreign language is offered from Year 1 to Year 9.

  • Shanghai Rego International School
    Primary and Secondary
    The school offers the National Curriculum of England and Wales and the International General Certificate in Secondary Education (IGCSE), followed by GCE A and A-S level. Daily Mandarin Chinese lessons are included in the curriculum for all students up to and including Year 9 (aged 13 - 14). In Year 10, the subject becomes optional but may be taken at IGCSE Second Language Mandarin. It is also offered at 'A' Level. Advanced Mandarin speakers take the IGCSE exam early and move on to AS level.
    Annual tuition fees for the 2006-2007 academic year range from 125,000 RMB for foundation stage (3-5 year olds) to 186,000 RMB for 16 to 18 year olds and include one set of school uniform and use of the school bus

Update 3/12/2014


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School missing in this page
Dear all,

The Western International School of Shanghai is not mentioned in this website.

The western international school of shanghai follows a complete IB curriculum from Nursery to G12. There are over 40 different nationalities in the school. We aim to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

The schools website is , which offers much more information about the school.



Smiling Star International Kindergarten
Smiling Star (Singapore) was established in 2001 and we currently have 18 branches in Singapore and 1 international branch in Malaysia. We have just started our international branch in Shanghai which is located in Jin Qiao, Pudong. Our kindergarten is running a bilingual education approved by Singapore MOE with English as our first language and Chinese as the second language.

Smiling Star International Kindergarten
1366 144 0132

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