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CurriculumsIB, American, and Chinese
Languages of instructionEnglish and Chinese
Age RangeAges 5 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Chinese
Native English and Chinese teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Chinese)
Class sizes Average 18 students / class
Maximum 18 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 元250,000
to: 元387,500
Address: No.11, Anfu Street, Houshayu, Shunyi District, Beijing 101318, China

Keystone Academy includes a boarding program, optional in grades seven and eight, and mandatory in grades 9-12.
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Number of students

1596

Number of nationalities represented in the school

25 nationalities

Most common nationality

Chinese

Ratio of local students to international students

10% are international students.

Max. number of students per class

18

Average number of students per class

18-19 in the elementary years and 16-18 from grade 6 upwards.

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes.

Native English and Chinese speaking teachers

Yes.

Language support for students not fluent in English and Chinese

CSL and ESL classes offered to students.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Chinese and English.

Use of technology in the classroom

Keystone offers electronic whiteboard and projection at each classroom.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes.

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Uniform required

Yes.

Waiting list

Yes.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Applicants who enter Keystone after Grade One will need to exhibit an appropriate level of competence in English and Chinese in order to transition into the relevant grade of Keystone's bilingual immersion curriculum.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

January 22, 2021 is due date of the first round of enrollment to Fall of 2021/22.

Students can join after academic year begins

Depends on grade level.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Results in these examinations

The highest diploma score of class 2020 is 45; The average diploma score is 33.48

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Yes.

School bus service available

Yes.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes.

Learning support offered

Keystone offers special needs programs by CSD (Center of Student Development) Department.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Teaching students in accordance of their aptitude.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes.

School start time

8:00

School finish time

15:30

Supervised care before/after school

No.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Keystone offers 500 extracurricular activities after school.

School provided lunches

Yes.

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes.

Sports activities included

Physical education and all kinds of sport teams.

Sports facilities at the school

Keystone has an athletic field for soccer, three separate indoor gymnasium, a twenty-five meter swimming pool, several squash courts, a fitness & training center, indoor and outdoor running tracks, Wushu and dance studios, and safe outdoor play spaces for children.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Keystone Academy is an innovative and unique school in China and the world. It draws from Chinese, American and International learning traditions and weaves them into a powerful bilingual education model. It is truly one-of-its kind in China.

Keystone Academy includes a boarding program, optional in grades seven and eight, and mandatory in grades 9-12.

Teaching approach of the school

The curriculum is bilingual in the primary years with more intensive instruction in English through middle and high schools. Keystone focuses on inquiry-based learning, critical thinking, and creative problem solving in a rigorous intellectual environment. This prepares Keystone students for the challenges of the modern integrated world. Keystone's academic program is international in scope with a strong and intentional central Chinese focus on national identity, language, culture, and history.

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