Schools offering primary education in Shanghai for ages 6-14. Includes elementary schools, middle schools, and intermediate schools in Shanghai.
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 Community International School was an early entrant to the international school sphere in Shanghai back in 1996. As the fourth established school in Shanghai, they distinguished themselves from American, German, and British schools that had already been established in Shanghai by focusing on having a curriculum that was not tied to a national identity. The school subsequently adopted certified International Baccalaureate programming in 2008, and as of 2017, has become the second International school in Shanghai to be a full continuum IB world school.
British International School Shanghai (BISS) is part of the Nord Anglic group of schools and is one of the oldest British international schools in Shanghai, it has open-door enrollment and a greater focus on internationalism and diversity.
Western International School of Shangha was founded in 2006 as an all IB-environment school. With strong diversity demographics, it became the first full continuum International Baccalaureate World School offering 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 American School is a reputable international school in Shanghai. Their curriculum and teaching ideologies are based on the American education system. An elected Board of Trustees, which must include six parents and a representative from the US Consulate, determine educational operations, school leadership, and finances. The school was originally founded in 1912.
Britannica International School, Shanghai is a British international school offering a course of study based on the English National Curriculum。 They are the only school offering an A level program to students over age 16 in Puxi。 Their teachers are largely British and are all native English speakers, while also having one of the smallest student-teacher ratios in Shanghai。
The brand-new Shanghai campus of the venerable English boarding school founded in 1527。 The original campus is boys-only, but the Harrow International School Shanghai is co-ed and offers both day and boarding school for students from 2-18 years old, with teaching based on the English National Curriculum (IGCSEs followed by A Levels)。 Located in the rapidly developing Sunland development in the Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone, it has high-class facilities and incorporates a lot of extracurricular activities。
One of the newer international schools to open in Shanghai, Wellington College International Shanghai offers state-of-the-art facilities and extensive enrichment programmes. It is affiliated with renowned boarding school Wellington College in the UK.
The German School was founded in 1995. Since the opening of the new campus in Pudong in 2007 it comprises of two locations - the EuroCampus in Puxi and the PudongCampus. The German School Shanghai offers education from Kindergarten to high school graduation (German Abitur and international IB). Language of instruction is German and it is therefore essential for all students to have German language skills on a native level. With currently around 1100 students and almost 150 professional teachers the German School Shanghai is one of the biggest German schools abroad. German School Shanghai is a full-time school and offers, in addition to regular classes, a wide range of afternoon activities. The school is equipped with modern facilities like the largest German library in China, sports grounds, indoor gym, swimming pool and a theatre in the fine art centre.
Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong is London independent school Dulwich College's first international school in Shanghai. They offer a British-style education with the IB diploma in secondary school.