International, Chinese curriculum
Ages 15 to 18

Shanghai Qibao Dwight High School

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CurriculumInternational, Chinese
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 15 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes

Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school is not available for a twelve year old child.

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Additional language classes offered by the school


Uniform required


Entry evaluation for students

Interview and admissions assessment.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Micro film, digital photography, music, drama, orchestra, basketball, outdoor activities, book club, cooking class, Frisbee, American football.

School provided lunches


Sports facilities at the school

Indoor Gymnasium is furnished by padded walls to ensure students’ safety. Students can not only play professional basketball match, volleyball, and badminton, and can also have yoga, dancing, and rock-climbing classes in it.

The outdoor playground is well-equipped with plastic track, sod lawn, parallel bars, horizontal bars, and basketball stands. It can hold a number of P.E. lessons, such as cross country, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, soccer, American football, and basketball.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Shanghai Qibao Dwight High School was officially launched in September 2014 and is the first independently-run Chinese-foreign cooperative high school in Shanghai and the first independently-run Chinese-US cooperative high school in China. It is a partnership between Shanghai Qibao High School and Dwight Public School in New York, US.

Shanghai Qibao Dwight High School is a three-year full-time boarding (day students accepted) school, open to Chinese as well as international applicants.

Teaching approach of the school

An education supported by strong guidance, in course selection, in pastoral care and through the university admissions process, is a key component of teaching and learning at Qibao Dwight. Students choose basic courses of differing levels and elective courses in different subjects and orientations in the six major learning areas, which are: “Studies in Language and Literature”, “Language Acquisition”, “Individuals and Societies”, “Sciences”, “Mathematics” and “the Arts. Supported by the three core courses of Theory of Knowledge, Extended Essay and Creativity, Activity and Service. The school's course offerings aim foster each individual's learning journey, interests and aspirations, while maintaining breadth.