Concordia International School Shanghai

Concordia has been providing a comprehensive and rigorous American education in Shanghai since 1998. The school, grounded in Christian values, not only offers strong academics but also diverse programs in athletics, fine arts, and experiential learning, providing students the opportunity for an unsurpassed experience. We are recognized for our dedication to excellence and are raising the bar for international schools in Asia. Our high school graduates go on to attend top colleges and universities around the world. At Concordia, we value parent participation. Our ever-growing and vibrant community provides the foundation for the entire family’s success.
Founding Date September 1998
Accrediations & Affiliations Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), Association of Lutheran Secondary Schools (ALSS), East Asia Regional Council of Schools (EARCOS)
Type Day School,Preschool-Grade 12
Age of Students 3 to 18 years old
Number of Students 1200+
Nationality of Students 27 nationalities represented
Education/ Curriculum American curriculum (with Advanced Placement program-AP)
Primary Teaching Language English
Languages Taught Daily Mandarin - compulsory from K–G7. Students in G8-12 choose Mandarin, French or Spanish. Latin is offered as a high school elective.
Teachers 134 faculty members; US (108), Canada (10), Australia (7), Philippines (5), Malaysia (2), UK (1), Mexico (1)
Teaching Assistants 10
Class Size PS-K: 16, G1-G8: 18, HS=average of 18 students/ class
Teacher-Student Ratio PS: 1:7; K-G8: 1:17; HS: 1:18
School Hours 8 am to 3:20 pm
After-school Activities Concordia provides more than 175 co-curricular activities that offer additional opportunity for enrichment. Concordia athletic teams participate in the Asia Pacific Activities Conference (APAC), Shanghai International Schools Activities Conference (SISAC), and the China International Schools Sports Association (CISSA). High School students also participate in a wide range of co-curricular activities such as National Honor Society, Model United Nations, language clubs, and math club. Middle School activities range from video production, architecture and drafting to robotics, tennis, badminton and wall climbing. The Elementary School offers activities such as cooking, choir, running club and Rockin’ Rhythm Revelers band, to name a few.
School Facilities 10-acre campus featuring purpose-built facilities—separate high school, middle school and elementary school facilities and fine arts center for music, drama and art, all on one campus. Classrooms, gymnasiums, weight room, aerobics / dance studio, library / media center, university-level science laboratories, tech corridor, production / recording studio and digital editing lab, world language lab, orchestra / band room, black box theatre, 2D/3D art room, multipurpose center, counselor center. Outdoor facilities: green roofs, playgrounds, tennis courts and sports fields. Wireless environment throughout the entire campus supports the one-to-one iPad (G5–G6) and laptop programs (G7–G12).
School Nurse or Healthcare Two full-time qualified nurses on campus
School Bus Yes (optional)
School Lunch Yes, hot lunch, salad/sandwich bar, cafe
Admission & Fees Tuition & Fees (Full-Year payment, Once Per Year): Preschool: 150, 000 RMB
Grade 1 to Grade 4: 192,000 RMB
MS: Grade 5 to Grade 8: 202,000 RMB
HS: Grade 9 to Grade 12: 206,000 RMB
Application Fee (non-refundable): RMB 2,100
Uniforms required ( Tops and bottoms for Kindergarten to Grade 12 and P.E. Uniforms for Grade 5 to 12)
Applications are accepted year-round.
Contacts Location: 999 Mingyue Road, Jinqiao, Pudong 201206 Shanghai, PRC China
Tel: 8621-5899 0380 ext. 3000
Fax: 8621-5899 1685
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