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Languages of instructionEnglish, Chinese, and French
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Reviews: 5.0
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English, Chinese, and French
Native English, Chinese, and French teachers
Extra languages (other than English, Chinese, and French)
Class sizes Average 25 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 元125,390
to: 元185,890
This school has more than one campus in Shanghai:
Qingpu Campus: Ages 3 to 18

Address: 350 Gaoguang road, Qingpu District, 201702 Shanghai, China

Yangpu Campus: Ages 3 to 18

Address: 788 Jiangwancheng Lu Shanghai, China

The school has 5 language streams: General, European, Oriental Chinese, International American and International Chinese.
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

International students only

Native English, Chinese, and French speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English, Chinese, and French

Yes we have a special French as the language of instruction Program for non-French speakers

Additional language classes offered by the school

English, Chinese, Spanish, German

Max. number of students per class

21 to 25

Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


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)


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


External examinations or assessments available

French Baccalaureate (with International Option for some of them), Brevet (with International Option for some of them)

Results in these examinations

100% success

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depend on the age of the student

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

Differentiated support depending on student's specfic needs

Student access to education psychologist


Entry evaluation for students

Language test

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins

Shanghai French School welcomes new students at the beginning of each school year but also throughout the academic year.

School start time


School finish time

15:00 or 17:00

Supervised care before/after school


School bus service available


School provided lunches


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


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Shanghai French School offers many clubs and activities.

Sports activities included

Physical education class

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Sports facilities at the school

400 m running track, football pitch, basketball courts, indoor gymnasium, fitness room, swimming pool.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Shanghai French School welcomes children from 47 different nationalities, French and non-French speakers, from Kindergarten to High School.
LFS has 4 language streams. The streams are: General Stream, European Stream, International American Stream, International Chinese Stream.

Teaching approach of the school

Shanghai French School follows the French national curriculum enriched by 5 unique and challenging language streams aiming at developing students' abilities to think, communicate and act in a multilingual and multicultural world.
These 5 language streams provide Shanghai French School' students with the linguistic and cultural experiences to achieve a high level of language proficiency, a thorough knowledge of the cultures of the countries of these languages and to develop a multilingualism and multiculturalism (depending on the program followed).


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