Western International School of Shanghai

The Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) offers you a future-orientated school with a diverse and compassionate community. Our goal is for your child to enter the world as a well-balanced global citizen with a desire to contribute to the future as a leader. We are an IB world school, applying learning to real life situations from early years to graduation. Your child will be challenged academically, artistically and musically by highly experienced IB teachers. Set on a 16 acre state-of-the-art and environmentally sustainable school campus, we are focused on ensuring every child strives to be their best.
Founding Date September 2006 breitling replica
Accrediations & Affiliations IB World School
Type Day school, Pre-Nursery to G12
Age of Students 2.5 to 18 years
Number of Students over 450
Nationality of Students roughly 40 nationalities and regions represented
Education/ Curriculum Follows the IB Program: PYP (ages 3-11), MYP (ages 12-16), DP (the final two years of school before University)
Primary Teaching Language English
Languages Taught English and a leading Chinese Language and Culture Program offering CFL (Chinese as First Language) classes and CAL (Chinese as Additional Language) classes; German; Spanish; Japanese
Teachers Qualified teachers are from mainly United States , Canada, UK, Australia, Singapore and China, with experience ranging from 5 to 30 years.
Teaching Assistants All Kindergarten and Primary level classes have a native English speaking and a native Chinese speaking teacher, plus an adult in Nursery and Pre-K classes.
Class Size Nursery: Max 16; Pre-K to Grade 5: max 18; higher grades: max 20
Teacher-Student Ratio 1: 5
School Hours Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm, Friday: 8:30 am to 3 pm
After-school Activities Lego Workshop, Wushu, Ballet, Girl Scouts, Multi Sports, Tennis, Swimming, Chinese Poetry, Story Writing Workshop, Gymnastics, Readers' Theatre, Hip Pop, Soccer, Bad- minton, Cooking, Homework Club, Skate Boarding, Fencing, other.
School Facilities European designed, the 16-acre campus includes Early Years Building, Primary Build- ing, Secondary Building, gymnasium, theatre, library, cafeteria, Science, Technology and Arts Building, indoor swimming pool and science lab.
School Nurse or Healthcare Yes
School Bus Yes
School Lunch Yes, lunch and snack, balanced meal, included in tuition
Admission & Fees Annual tuition fees for 2011-2012 school year: RMB 56,300 to RMB 197,300
Contacts Location: 555 Lian Min Road, Qing Pu District Shanghai, PRC 201702
Tel: (+86 21) 6976 6388, Mobile: 136-6189-8631
Fax: (+86 21) 6976-6833
E-mail: admission@wiss.cn  
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