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Independent: private non-profit school in China

  • Western International School of Shanghai (WISS)
    555 Lian Min Road
    Xujing Town, Qing Pu District
    Shanghai 201702
    China
  • T +86 21 6976 6388
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.wiss.cn
  • Lower School Ages: 3-11
  • Lower School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Middle School Ages: 12-14
  • Middle School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Senior School Ages: 15-18
  • Senior School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Total School Numbers: 800 boys and girls
  • Teaching Language: English is primary language of instruction (but w/ two way immersion English/Chinese)
  • SEN: SEN considered case by case
  • Boarding: Not available
  • Uniform: No
  • Fee Currency: Chinese Renminbi RMB
  • Fee Details: Annual Tuition Fee: Pre-Nursery/Nursery: 150,350 Pre-K: 194,000 Kindergarten: 208,550 Grade 1-5: 227,950 Grade 6-10: 242,500 Grade 11-12: 252,200 Sibling discount: 5%
  • Fee Extras: Application Fee (non-refundable): 2,500; Enrollment Deposit (non-refundable): 16,000; Capital Fee (non-refundable): 20,000
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • State/Independent: Independent: private non-profit

Curricula:

  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Career-related Programme (CP)
  • International Baccalaureate (Diploma)
  • International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP)
  • International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP)

Accreditations/Inspections:

  • 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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