Yew Chung International School of Shanghai

YCIS Shanghai's unique educational philosophy involves a co-principal and co-teaching system that integrates the best elements of both Eastern and Western cultures. Our international curriculum is based upon the National Curriculum for England. With over 2300 students and 50 nationalities represented in our student body, YCIS Shanghai, an IB World School, has growing campuses located in prime locations in Hongqiao, Gubei and Pudong to serve the expatriate community in Shanghai.
Founding Date Founded in Hong Kong 1932, established in Shanghai 1993
Accrediations & Affiliations New England Association of Schools and Colleagues (NEASC), Council of International School (CIS), International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), Cambridge International Center (CIS), National Center of Curriculum and Textbooks (NCCT), Association of China and Mongolia International Schools (ACAMIS).
Type ECE, Primary, Secondary, IGCSE and IB
Age of Students 1 - 18 years
Number of Students Over 2,300 students
Nationality of Students 50 different nationalities represented
Education/ Curriculum National Curriculum for England leading to International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme. Strong Chinese program in Primary and Secondary, co-teaching lessons by both Chinese and Western teachers. Additional programs such as Character First, World Classroom, Exploring and Experiencing China field trips, and violin classes.
Primary Teaching Language English
Languages Taught English and Chinese
Teachers Over 300 dedicated teachers, all native English speakers from UK, Australia, New Zealand, US and Canada. All teachers are degree holders in their specialized subjects, have minimum of 2 years of teaching experience and recognized teaching certificate.Two full time University Guidance counselors provide constant support for the graduate students.Teachers have ongoing profes- sional development.
Teaching Assistants One Western and one Chinese teacher for ECE and Primary, one Western teacher for Secondary.
Class Size 12-25 students, depending on the age and class type
Teacher-Student Ratio 1: 6 for 1 year olds, 1: 8 for 2 year olds, 1: 11 for kindergarten, 2: 25 for primary students and 1: 25 for secondary students
School Hours 8 am - 3:30 pm, Monday thru Friday
After-school Activities YCIS Shanghai nurtures the whole person and promotes multiple-intelligence development to allow students to develop their own individual talents. After school activities include drama, pottery, photography, art classes, computer activities, music, sports and a variety of others. Member of three competitive sports leagues.
School Facilities Large sport fields, gymnasium, music, art and design classrooms, canteen, libraries, modern ICT rooms, fully equipped science laboratories, auditorium and playgrounds.
School Nurse or Healthcare Yes, school nurse on site
School Bus Yes, school bus service is provided
School Lunch Yes, healthy school lunch is provided by a professional catering company and includes a variety of Western and Asian food.
Admission & Fees Annual School fees for 2012-2013 school year: RMB 73,000 to RMB 236,000
Contacts Puxi Campus
Location 1: Hongqiao, 11 Shui Cheng Road
Tel: (+86 21) 6242 3243
Fax: (+86 21) 6242 7331
Location 2: Gubei, 18 West Rong Hua Road, Gubei New Area Pudong Campus
Tel: (+86 21) 6219 5910
Fax: (+86 21) 6219 0675
Location 3: Regency Park, 1817 Hua Mu Road, Pudong
Tel: (+86 21) 5033 1900
Fax: (+86 21) 6856 5907
Location 4: Century Park, 1433 Dong Xiu Road, Pudong New Area
Tel: (+86 21) 5045 6475
Fax: (+86 21) 5045-4725

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