Qingdao Amerasia International School

QAIS is currently the only school in China to pursue full accreditation with the American Montessori Society. Our inquiry-based, Common Core standards-aligned curriculum fuses Montessori values and IB philosophy to provide a rigorous education while instilling a deep love of learning from Early Childhood through Grade 12. Located a few hundred meters from Qingdao's International Sailing Center, QAIS also has a highly-regarded Sailing program.
Founding Date September 2006 Rolex Replique Montre
Accrediations & Affiliations Full member of American Montessori Society; Candidate School, International Baccalaureate Diploma Program; Sister-school agreement with the Whitby School of Greenwich, CT (USA).
Type Early Childhood (pre-k) through Grade 12. Day school, with homestays available for out-of-town students (Grade 6 and up).
Age of Students 2.5 - 18 years
Number of Students 60
Nationality of Students USA, UK, Japan, Korea, Australia, Ecuador, Malaysia, Rolex Replique, Hong Kong, India, Uruguay, France, Italy, Germany
Education/ Curriculum USA Common Core Standards
Primary Teaching Language English
Languages Taught English, Chinese (advanced Chinese study is available at all levels).
Teachers 12 foreign teachers, 3 Chinese (language) teachers. 75% of teachers have Master's Degree; others have advanced teaching certificate.
Teaching Assistants 4 TAs
Class Size 5 - 10
Teacher-Student Ratio 1: 5
School Hours 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
After-school Activities Sailing, Soccer, Yoga, Lego Robotics, Photography
School Facilities Classrooms, multi-purpose room, soccer field, cafeteria, marina
School Nurse or Healthcare Yes, doctor on site
School Bus Yes, everywhere in Qingdao
School Lunch Yes, Catered buffet, with Chinese and international options
Admission & Fees Early Childhood: RMB99,000; Primary: RMB129,000; Secondary: RMB139,000
Contacts Contact: 
Location: Bld. 7, 36 Laoshan Lu, Laoshan District, Qingdao, Shandong, 266100, China.
Tel: (+86 532) 8388-9900
Fax: (+86 532) 8388-9900
www.qingdaoamerasia.org (site goes live 8 January, 2012)
Email: info@qingdaoamerasia.org
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