Western Academy of Beijing

Western Academy of Beijing (WAB) is an IB World School offering a challenging and caring educational environment in which students are active participants in the learning process.Through a fusion of its mission, philosophy, values and the enthusiasm and commitment of its staff,WAB provides a truly international education that prepares young people for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.WAB provides a learner-centered atmosphere that nurtures a strong sense of community among its 1,500 students from 52 countries, with the mission to "Connect, Inspire, Challenge: Make a Difference."
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Accrediations & Affiliations International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), Council of International Schools (CIS), New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), National Center for Curriculum and Textbooks (NCCT)
Type Nursery - Grade 12, Day School
Age of Students 2 to 18 years
Number of Students 1550
Nationality of Students 57 different nationalities
Education/ Curriculum WAB is a fully accredited IB school offering the IB PYP, MYP and Diploma Programs from Nursery- Grade 12. WAB emphasized active, enquiry-based learning for the development of the whole child. The integrated curriculum jaeger le coultre replica develops attitudes of respect and responsibility, and provides opportunities for leadership, action and service. WAB's leading edge IT program provides the excellent staff and resources to create an environment that integrates and employs technology in ways that well equip our students for whatever their futures may hold.
Primary Teaching Language English
Languages Taught English, Chinese, Spanish, French and Dutch WAB encourages students to participate in the community language programs (i.e. Finnish, Swedish, Danish, etc.) run on our campus.
Teachers 190
Teaching Assistants 80
Class Size Nursery - PreK: 14 max/ Kindergarten: 20 max/ Grades 1-12: 21 max
Teacher-Student Ratio 1: 8
School Hours 8:30 am to 3:15 pm; Offices Open: 8 am to 5 pm (Monday thru Friday)
After-school Activities WAB believes in balancing students' educational needs with their intellectual, social, emotional, physical, moral and aesthetic development. Extra curricular activities include sports, cultural, academic and leadership programs, and exchanges with other students across Beijing, China and the world. Examples include ACAMIS and EARCOS affiliations, Global Issues Network, Model United Nations, Roots and Shoots, WAB Rocks.
School Facilities Spread across a park-like campus, school section buildings are designed to provide welcoming, stimulating and age-appropriate learning environments. Facilities are extensive and include libraries, IT labs, arts studios, sports fields, gymnasiums, a swimming pool, climbing wall and an experiential outdoor education center.
School Nurse or Healthcare School Nurses and Clinics in each school section
School Bus Yes
School Lunch Yes
Admission & Fees Grade Tuition Fees Capital Levy Total
Nursery 70,000 15,000 85,000
Pre-Kindergarten 116,000 25,000 141,000
Kindergarten 135,000 30,000 165,000
Grade 1-5 141,000 30,000 171,000
Grade 6-8 147,000 34,000 181,000
Grade 9-10 160,000 38,000 198,000
Grade 11-12 166,000 38,000 204,000
The Capital Levy is used to cover the capital expenditure and development needs of the school including those for capital-budget educational supplies, equipment, and any major facilities-related upgrades and replacement.
Contacts Location: 10 Lai Guang Ying Dong Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100102
Tel: (+86 10) 8456 4155 Fax: (+86 10) 6432 2440
www.wab.edu E-mail: admissions@wab.edu
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