Shanghai Singapore International School

Founded in 1996, the Shanghai Singapore International School (SSIS) aims to develop each student into a ready and responsible global citizen, with a strong sense of mission, talents and strengths of character, preparing them for any possible challenges in the later stages of their lives. With rapid development in the past 16 years, SSIS is now one of the most qualified and influential international schools in Shanghai. A balanced and unique curriculum, in line with the bilingual education policies of Singapore, is offered to all expatriate students from ages 2 to 18. SSIS is also the first international school in Shanghai to be authorised by the International Baccalaureate (IB) to implement both the IB Middle Years Programme (IB MYP) and IB Diploma Programme (IB DP). In the Academic Year 2012/2013, SSIS introduces the 2-year International General Certificate of Secondary Education (iGCSE) to students in Grade 9 and the Strategies for English Language Learning and Reading (STELLAR) programme to Grades 1 and 2 students.
Founding Date September 1996
Accrediations & Affiliations International Baccalaureate (IB), Singapore International Primary School Examination (iPSLE) Center, Council of International Schools (CIS), National Center for School Curriculum and Textbook Development (NCCT), University of Cambridge International Examination Center (CIE)
Type K-12, Day school
Age of Students 3 - 18 years
Number of Students 1500
Nationality of Students More than 30 nationalities represented, mainly Singaporeans,Taiwanese and Koreans.
Education/ Curriculum Singapore-based curriculum, IB MYP, IGCSE, IB DP
Primary Teaching Language English
Languages Taught English and Chinese
Teachers re than 250 teaching staff
Teaching Assistants N/ A
Class Size Preschool: 14-17; Primary School: 20-22; Middle School: 20-22; High School: 18-20
Teacher-Student Ratio Average 1: 6
School Hours 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
After-school Activities Extensive activities ranging from various sports (e.g. soccer, basketball, touch rugby, handball, gymnastics, etc.), Music, Arts and Drama to Cultural Clubs
School Facilities Spacious and well-equipped classrooms, computer laboratories, fully equipped science rooms, central and preschool libraries, music, art, dance and drama studios, outdoor and indoor amphitheatres, rubber-flooring play area, unique indoor and outdoor golf training grounds, indoor gymnasium, tennis courts, trampoline and soccer field, multi-functional auditorium, student council room, school clinic, mini golf course and driving range.
School Nurse or Healthcare Yes, full-time licensed doctors and nurses available
School Bus Over 80 school buses serving Puxi and Pudong extensively
School Lunch Asian, Western and vegetarian meals are freshly prepared a team of chefs. Optional light snacks and sandwiches are available during lunch time
Admission & Fees Annual tuition fees for Academic Year 2012/2013:
Pre-Nursery - Nursery: RMB 92,000
Kindergarten 1 - Kindergarten 2: RMB 96,000
Primary 1 to Primary 3: RMB 120,000
Primary 4 to Primary 6: RMB 140,000
Secondary 1 to Secondary 4: RMB 158,000
High School 1 to High School 2: RMB 178,000
Contacts Location 1: SSIS MinHang Campus, 301 Zhu Jian Road, MinHang District, Shanghai
Tel: (+86 21) 6221 9288
Fax: (+86 21) 6221 6276
Location 2: SSIS XuHui Campus, 1455 Huajing Road, XuHui District, Shanghai
Tel: (+86 21) 6496 5550
Fax: (+86 21) 6496 5071
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