Daystar Academy

Daystar Academy, a Kindergarten-Grade 6 school offers a balance of Montessori-based English education and the Chinese National Curriculum - students spend half of their day in each language environment. As part of their curriculum they are developing an integrated, capabilities-based character education program that unites all areas of the school and community. This innovative approach connects two cultures and implements the strongest attributes of both Western and Eastern teaching methodologies.
Founding Date Founded in 2002 and moved to current campus in 2008 tag heuer replica
Accrediations & Affiliations Accredited by the Ministry of Education hublot replica españa
Type Kindergarten and Elementary school
Age of Students 22 months to 12 years old (Toddler-6th grade)
Number of Students 260
Nationality of Students 17 nationalities represented including China, US and French
Education/ Curriculum Kindergarten students are immersed in half day English and half day Chinese Montessori curriculum, and are also offered pull-out classes in Music, Physical Education, replica hublot and Performing Arts. Elementary students study Columbia University’s Teacher Reading and Writing Project for English language arts, using the US Common Core as the standard, and follow China’s National Curriculum for Chinese and Math. Science and Performing Arts are taught in English, while Music, Art and Physical Education courses are taught in Chinese.
Primary Teaching Language English/Chinese
Languages Taught English, Chinese
Teachers Close to 38 full-time, experienced Chinese and English teachers for Elementary and Kindergarten. All of our KG Montessori lead teachers have either AMS or AMI certification or training. The Elementary English teachers are all licensed classroom teachers, while our Chinese teachers all hold teaching certificates from Teacher’s college. All the lead English and Chinese teachers have a minimum of three years teaching experience or above.
Teaching Assistants Kindergarten classes have 1 Chinese and 1 English TA. All Elementary English classes have 1 English TA and also at times, an ESL teacher in the classroom.
Class Size KG has 25 students per class; Elementary has 20 students per class.
Teacher-Student Ratio Kindergarten 1:8, Elementary Chinese classes 1:20, Elementary English 1:10
School Hours 8:10 am - 3:40 pm
After-school Activities Extensive variety of classes offered including soccer, ballet, gymnastics, cooking, music, lego robotics, and music.
School Facilities 19,000sqm energy efficient modern campus, gymnasium, outdoor sports facilities, professional stage, dance studio, instrument practice rooms, library, ICT lab, workshop with cooking facilities.
School Nurse or Healthcare Yes
School Bus Yes. Currently there are a total of 12 bus routes which operate in Shunyi, Wangjing, the International Trade Center, Sanlitun, Lido and Chaoyang Park area.
School Lunch In-house staff provides wholesome, no GMO meals, sourced from local farms. Chinese and Western food is served.
Admission & Fees Tuition fees for 2014-2015 academic year:
Toddler: RMB 45,000 (Half-day), RMB 63,000 (full day).
KG: RMB 95,000-105,000 (full day). Elementary: RMB 120,000
One-time Capital Levy for Elementary students: RMB 30,000
Lunch fee: 35 rmb
Contacts Location: 2 Shunbai Lu, Chaoyang District 100012
Tel: (+86 10) 56039446/ 64337366 x 8009
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