Keystone Academy, which enrolled its inaugural class in Fall 2014, blends distinctive traditions in eastern, western, and international education, creating an academically outstanding “new world school.” It promises to be a unique and exciting option for local and expatriate families in China, especially for those who want to raise a culturally and cognitively bilingual child. The school offers a bilingual immersion program in Chinese and English, with a strong emphasis on Chinese culture and identity weaved into the curriculum, and enables building of character and community in a residential setting. Keystone is a day school through grade 6 with optional boarding in grades 7 and 8, and required boarding in grades 9 through 12. Our boarding program is structured in the American boarding school tradition.
 
Founding Date August 2014
Accrediations & Affiliations CIS and WASC candidate status
Type Day School from Foundation to G6; optional boarding from Grade 7 & 8 and required boarding in Grade 9 through 12
Age of Students 5-19 years
Number of Students 290; 1,800 at full capacity
Nationality of Students Three-to-one ratio for Chinese to foreign students
Education/ Curriculum IPC, MYP, DP programs
Primary Teaching Language English or Chinese depending on the grade level
Languages Taught N/A
Teachers 51 fully qualified and experienced teachers
Teaching Assistants 16 TAs
Class Size 18 for primary, 16 for middle school
Teacher-Student Ratio 1:7
School Hours 8:00am – 3:30pm
After-school Activities Sports, music, visual arts, drama, and activities related to Chinese traditional culture
School Facilities Three libraries, a performing arts center designed by a Harvard professor of architecture, science and technology labs, art spaces, an athletic field for soccer, three indoor gymnasiums, a 25m swimming pool, squash courts, a fitness center, indoor and outdoor running tracks, outdoor play spaces for primary school, and two residence halls.
School Nurse or Healthcare Yes
School Bus Yes
School Lunch Yes, nutritious Chinese, Western and vegetarian options
Admission & Fees 2015-2016 academic year:
Application fee: RMB2,000
Tuition fees:
Primary School - RMB220,000;
Middle School - RMB250,000;
Boarding tuition - RMB350,000
Contacts Location: No.10, Anfu Street, Houshayu, Shunyi District, Beijing
Tel: +86 10-8049 6008
www.keystoneacademy.cn
Email: admission@keystoneacademy.cn

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