Schools offering primary education in Shanghai for ages 6-14. Includes elementary schools, middle schools, and intermediate schools 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.
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.
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 (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.
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.
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 (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.
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.
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.
All-through Shanghai branch of Dulwich College London. There are two campuses in Shanghai: one in Pudong and the other in Puxi. The school follows the English National Curriculum and International Baccalaureate program in the secondary school.
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.
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.
Non-profit private school with an English and Chinese bilingual program that was founded in memory of the Hong Kong shipping magnate, Sir Y.K. Pao. The school offers a Year 1-12 educational programme that integrates elements of local and international curricula, culminating with the IGCSE and IB Diploma programmes. The primary school (years 1-5) is a day school located in Shanghai’s city centre, while the middle school (years 6-8) and the high school (years 9-12) are located on the new Hongqiao campus and in Shanghai’s Songjiang District. UK/US-style boarding is available, and the school also accepts day students.
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.