High schools and senior high schools with International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, A-Level, and other educational programs for ages 13-19 in Shanghai.
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.
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.
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 (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.
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) 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.
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.
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 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.
Boarding school directed by the Shanghai Jinqiao Group in Jin Qiao Green International Community, Pudong District. In addition to the IBDP or the Ontario Secondary School Diploma, Pinghe prepares students for Pudong District Examinations and TOEFL/SAT focusing on entrance into national and international colleges and universities. The school was formerly known as the Shanghai Citizens’ Peace School, and was established in 1996.
Boarding school in Shanghai with a focus on preparing pupils for applications to international universities. The school is a collaboration between Guanghua Education Group and Shanghai Pinghe School. Students in grades 6 to 9 study a curriculum including sciences, arts and wider cultural programs.
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.
Qingpu-based school with domestic and international divisions, named after Madame Soong Ching Ling. Students follow programs based around Chinese and international curricula until high school, when they begin the American Common Core and AP programs. The school’s grounds are large, with a range of specialist facilities.