Ningbo International School

NBIS is an outstanding college/university preparatory school with a focus on student academic and personal success, preparation for higher education and life within an ever-changing global society. We are within a few hours of Shanghai and have excellent boarding facilities. We develop curiosity, confidence and the ability to take risks with learning in a safe, nurturing environment. We foster a love of and motivation for learning. We empha- size the arts, sporting, cultural and academic pursuits. Our staff is dedicated to academic excellence. Our success in developing quality relationships and implementing a world-class curriculum has seen NBIS grow from the smallest to the largest school in Ningbo in 4 years.
Founding Date 1 September 2005
Accrediations & Affiliations Close links with South Australian Education Department; IB 'Interested School'
Type Co-educational Day and Boarding School
Age of Students 2-17 years
Number of Students 172
Nationality of Students 37 nationalities represented
Education/ Curriculum We use an internationally recognized Australian curriculum up to Grade 9 and have been accredited by Cambridge University to offer IGCSE, AS and A Levels for our senior secondary students. NBIS now has the largest senior secondary section of any international school in Ningbo.
Primary Teaching Language English
Languages Taught All students involved in Chinese Language and Cultural Studies
Teachers 27 highly qualified (4 yr degree or higher) dedicated teachers predominantly from Australia
Teaching Assistants 5
Class Size 8-18 students per class
Teacher-Student Ratio 1: 6
School Hours 8:45 am - 3:45 pm
After-school Activities A wide range of sporting, arts, and cultural, activities have been offered including bol- lywood dance, art, taekwondo, ball games, cooking, brain games, singing, recorder, violin, guitar, piano, chess computer animation, digital photography, desk top publishing, origami, gymnastics, metal work, ping pong, etc.
School Facilities Large well equipped classrooms, science, and computer laboratories, dance, drama and music suites, auditorium/ gymnasium, and extensive grounds
School Nurse or Healthcare Yes, full-time qualified nurse
School Bus Yes, 8 buses transporting students between home and school
School Lunch Yes, a wide choice of hot foods including Asian and Western, vegetarian and catering for various religious groups
Admission & Fees 31,500 to 85,000 RMB
Contacts Location: Gao Xin Qu, Lamei Lu 151 
Tel: 86 0574 87611005 
Fax: 86 0574 87611136 
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