Shanghai Livingston American School

Livingston American School is an international, private college preparatory school for expatriate children found- ed by former United States Congressman, Robert Livingston. Established in 2002 and located in the Changn- ing District of Shanghai, LAS educates expatriate children from around the world. The school's enrollment is approximately 550 students from nursery to grade 12 including a Korean bilingual kindergarten and a Japanese bilingual kindergarten. Graduates attend universities and colleges throughout the USA and other parts world. The school's outstanding faculty consists of an international mix of teachers, the majority being American.
Founding Date August 2003
Accrediations & Affiliations Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Type Nursery - 12th Grade
Age of Students 2 - 18 years
Number of Students 550
Nationality of Students 28 nationalities represented
Education/ Curriculum International education based on an American curriculum (
Primary Teaching Language English
Languages Taught English, Chinese, Spanish, French, Japanese and Latin
Teachers Native English speaking American & Internationally licensed teachers with either a Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctor's degree and current teaching license.
Teaching Assistants Yes, English speaking Chinese & Filipina
Class Size Elementary: 18; Secondary: 25
Teacher-Student Ratio Nursery 1: 5; Elementary 1: 7; Secondary 1: 8
School Hours 8:40 am to 3:40 pm
After-school Activities Member of Shanghai International School Athletic Commission (SISAC), Yearbook Club, Student Council, Hovercraft Club, Robotics Club, Sports Club, Swim Club, Drama Club, Chinese Club, Pottery, Violin Club and subject specify study groups.
School Facilities Dance Studio, gymnastics, Music and Drama Rehearsal Studios, Pottery Kiln, Technol- ogy Center, Upper School Media Center / library, Computer Labs, Science Lab, Photog- raphy Darkroom, Auditorium, Elementary School Library, 3 indoor mini-gyms, Outdoor Track and Athletic Fields, Outdoor Basketball, Badminton, and Tennis Courts, parent volunteer office, and tranquility garden.
School Nurse or Healthcare Yes, full-time on-site Physician orologi replica panerai and American Red Cross CPR and first-aid trained teaching staff.
School Bus Yes, door to door service
School Lunch Buffet lunch daily including salad bar
Admission & Fees Registration/testing fee: 2,075 RMB
Tuition fees:
Nursery: 72,500 RMB (Half-day); 98,000 RMB (Full-day);
Pre-Kindergarten: RMB 98,000;
Kindergarten: RMB 128,000;
Grade 1-5: RMB 148,600;
Grade 6-8: RMB 156,000;
Grade 9-12: RMB 161,000
Contacts Location: No.580, GanXi Rd. Chang Ning District Shanghai 200336
Tel: (+86 21) 6238 3511/ 5218 8372
Fax: (+86 21) 5218 0390
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