Shanghai
American curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

Concordia International School Shanghai

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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 18 students / class
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: 元252,000

All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

1265

Number of nationalities represented in the school

32

Most common nationality

American

Ratio of local students to international students

15% local : 85% international

Average number of students per class

18

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

English Language Learner Program

Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin, Spanish, Latin

Use of technology in the classroom

Concordia supplies students with a multitude of resources and supervised access to the internet in the classroom. Each classroom is equipped with audio/visual equipment (TV or projector), printer and internet connectivity (wired and wireless). Cameras and microphones are available as needed.

Concordia requires families to provide their Grade 5 through 12 student access to an Apple laptop computer for use at school on a daily basis.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment

External examinations or assessments available

Advanced Placement, SAT

Results in these examinations

More than 82% of all AP tests taken by Concordia students since 2010 were scored a 4 or 5; 49 pints higher than global average.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Learning Support Program

Learning support offered

Support can be provided through a combination of teaching models including in-class support, small group pull-out instruction or Core Support classes, co-teaching, and one-on-one instruction as necessary. It is important to note that no formal Learning Support services are available at the high school level at this time.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Book cooks, coding/creating and rolling robots, flower arrangement, Kung Fu, mad science, choir, Lego robotics, clay works, construction toys, programming and animation with Scratch, tennis, arts and crafts, building simple machines, paper handicraft, debate club, animation and 3D graphics, sewing, fitness, chess, Chinese board game club, biking, ceramics, Chinese paper cutting, drones, e-journalism, mask making, master chef, Minecraft, origami, touch rugby, cross country, table tennis, soccer, badminton, volleyball, basketball, track and field.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Gymnasiums, motor skills room, baseball and softball fields, soccer pitch and track, swimming pool, fitness center, spin room, dance studio, PE commons, tennis courts, cross country course.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Concordia International School Shanghai empowers students with a comprehensive and rigorous American education. The school thrives on its culturally diverse, international community and is recognized for its dedication to academic excellence, and for its vigorous activity programs in sports, the arts, service and cultural learning. Concorida's vibrant community grounded in Christian values creates the ideal foundation for the entire family’s success.

Teaching approach of the school

At Concordia, it’s not just about the grades. It’s about balance.

When Concordia says it educates the whole child it means that Concordia invests in and tend to every part of each student: spiritually, physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually.