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The private non-profit Shanghai American School (SAS) has two large, innovative campuses (Pudong and Puxi). Co-ed (3,000 pupils, ages 4-18) with curricula including IBDip, AP and American College Prep.

  • Shanghai American School (SAS)
    Puxi Campus
    258 Jin Feng Lu
    Huacao Town
    Minhang District
    Shanghai 201107
  • Mailing address:
    Shanghai American School (SAS)
    Pudong Campus
    Shanghai Links Executive Community
    1600 Ling Bai Lu
    San Jia Gang
    Pudong, Shanghai 201201
  • T 86 21 6221 1445
  • F 86 21 6221 1269
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • Lower School Ages: 4-9
  • Lower School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Middle School Ages: 9-13
  • Middle School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Senior School Ages: 13-18
  • Senior School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Senior School Numbers: School total: 2700 students (combined number for both campuses)
  • Teaching Language: English
  • SEN: Mainstream with SEN support
  • Boarding: Not available
  • Uniform: No
  • School Year: August to mid- June; 2 weeks Christmas, 1 week Spring Break
  • School Hours: 08.00 to 15.00 for all grades
  • Fee Currency: Chinese Renminbi or US dollars
  • Fee Details: Pre-kindergarten: RMB 157,000; Kindergarten to Grades 5: RMB 222,000; Grades 6 - 8: RMB 227,000; Grades 9 - 12: RMD 237,000. Option to pay fees in RMB or USD. Non-refundable application fee: RMB 2,500 One-time matriculation fee: RMB 28,000 (Elementary school); RMB 33,000 Middle/High School Enrollment deposit: RMB 30,500 (Nonrefundable but credited towards tuition fees).
  • Fee Extras: English as an additional language: RMB 10,000; Physical education uniforms; School lunches: (variable cost) Transportation fees: RMB 7,650 per semester.
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Memberships: Council of International SchoolsEast Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools (EARCOS ) IB World School  National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) Asia Pacific Activities Conference (APAC) Association of China and Mongolia International Schools (ACAMIS) 
  • State/Independent: Independent: private non-profit


  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • American High School Diploma (College Preparatory)
  • International Baccalaureate (Diploma)


  • Authorised by International Baccalaureate Organization (not to be confused as an inspection or accreditation agency)
  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

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