International School of Tianjin

The International School of Tianjin (IST ) is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, and the only international school in Tianjin authorized to teach all three IB Programs (Primary Years, Middle Years, and Diploma). IST provides an education of distinction to young global citizens while serving the needs of our communities. The schools comprehensive and coherent written curriculum is based upon the highest academic standards. As a school we use the mission of the IB and the philosophy of IST to guide our deliberations and actions, and to ensure that our children develop the attitudes and dispositions of true internationalists prepared for the challenges and wonders of life beyond our school.
Founding Date 1994
Accrediations & Affiliations Authorized by International Baccalaureate (IBO) since 2002
Type Nursery - Grade 12, Co-educational Day School.
Age of Students 2 years and 9 months to 18 years
Number of Students 500 +
Nationality of Students 32 nationalities represented
Education/ Curriculum Complete IB including: Primary Years Programme (Grade NPK-5), Middle Year Programme (Grade 6-10), and the Diploma Programme (Grade 11-12).
Primary Teaching Language English
Languages Taught English, German, French, Danish, Chinese, Korean, Japanese.
Teachers 69 teachers, with an average of 12 years teaching experience
Teaching Assistants 28 TAs
Class Size Average 15 - 20 students
Teacher-Student Ratio 1: 7
School Hours 8:10 am - 3:15 pm; 4:30 or 5pm on days with activities or athletics
After-school Activities An extensive extracurricular activities program is available to students, including the ACAMIS and ISAC inter-school sports leagues, Model United Nations (MUN), Global Issues Network (GIN), Choir and Orchestra, Roots and Shoots, and Student Council.
School Facilities World class, purpose-built school campus, situated on 7.2 hectares of park-like grounds. Including a natural grass football pitch surrounded by 400m running track. An indoor (double-sized) gymnasium with floor-to-ceiling climbing wall. 95 classrooms (equipped with computers, digital projectors and whiteboards), 5 science laboratories, 4 main computer laboratories. Library with extensive collection including a large selection of foreign language books in the following languages: Chinese, Korean, French, German, Danish, Japanese, Spanish, Hindi, Dutch, and Italian.) Dedicated early childhood center with indoor and outdoor play areas. A primary school building and a separate new secondary school building, including a 520-seat theater, black box and extensive music and art suites and design and technology classrooms.
School Nurse or Healthcare Fully operational school clinic staffed by a qualified nurse. And an emergency access scheme with the Tianjin United Family Hospital
School Bus Yes
School Lunch Lunches with both a Chinese and a Western menu by Eurest; snake bar and café.
Admission & Fees Registration Fee: RMB 2,000
All inclusive annual tuition from half day/full day Nursery to Grade 12 ranges from RMB 55,900 to RMB 180,750.
Contacts Weishan South Road Shuang Gang, Jin Nan District, Tianjin 300350, P.R. China.
Tel: (+86 22) 2859 2001
Fax: (+86 22) 2859 2007
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