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Ages 2 to 18

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CurriculumsIB and American
Language of instructionEnglish
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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
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 元104,500
to: 元228,000
Address: 208 Zhong Nan Street Suzhou Industrial Park Jiangsu China 215021
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Number of students

1050

Number of nationalities represented in the school

50

Ratio of local students to international students

Only students with a foreign passport and valid residency permit may attend SSIS. Macau, Hong Kong and Taiwan passport holders are allowed and one of the parents must hold permanent residency in these areas.

Average number of students per class

1:7 teacher to student ration

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Chinese, Korean, German, and Japanese

Use of technology in the classroom

The Science and Design facilities include fully equipped science labs, Mac design labs for graphic design, food technology labs and hard materials labs. Learning Technology Center includes 500+ iPads to supplement teaching activities, charging stations, green room, podcast facilities and Lego robotics room. SSIS is proud to have been early adopters of the 1:1 Apple laptop program for Grades 5-12 – ensuring students develop 21st Century technology and learning skills or as one Grade 5 student said best, “MACS for everyone!”

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

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

The number of classes and students per grade level is limited. As a result, from time to time, some grade levels or a particular class may reach capacity. If this is the case your child will be placed in a waiting pool.

Entry evaluation for students

All students applying to SSIS are required to attend a placement assessment. There is no need to overly prepare for the assessment, it is simply to get a baseline of the student’s English language level, and an idea of them as an individual.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

SSIS has rolling admissions, however our new academic year starts yearly in mid-August.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma
High School Diploma

Results in these examinations

Average score on the IBDP in 2020 - 38

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

School start time

Elementary students: 8:30
Secondary students: 8:20

School finish time

3:30 p.m.

Supervised care before/after school

There are extra-curricular activities students can participate in after school.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

SSIS offers many clubs and activities, including sports and service groups.

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes, we offer vegetarian meals.

Sports facilities at the school

Sports facilities include 2 outdoor and 3 indoor playgrounds, 2 gymnasiums, brand new FIFA-certified soccer pitch, new synthetic 400M running track, 25M swimming pool, tennis courts and basketball courts.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Suzhou Singapore International School offers education from Pre-Nursery up to Grade 12, offering the Primary Years, Middle Years, and IB Dipoma programmes of the International Baccalaureate and a North American High School Diploma. It offers lessons conducted in English, and teaches Chinese, Korean, German, and Japanese.

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