Shanghai
American, Chinese curriculum
Ages 5 to 18

The SMIC Private School Shanghai

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CurriculumAmerican, Chinese
Languages of instructionChinese, English
Age RangeAges 5 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
First year fees: 元108,100

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Number of students

2700

Number of nationalities represented in the school

25

Most common nationality

American

Max. number of students per class

The average class size in elementary division is 22 students.

Average number of students per class

The maximum class size in elementary division 25 students.In the Middle and High School, the maximum number of students per class is no more than 30.

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

English as a Second Language
Chinese as a Second Language
French, Spanish

Additional language classes offered by the school

Chinese

Entry evaluation for students

Entrance exam

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Applicants applying to the English Track will need to take entrance assessments on math and English (reading comprehension, writing and oral skills). Elementary grade 1 applicants will be assessed based on their speaking, reading and writing ability.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

AP

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

SMIC does not have the personnel and equipment resources to work with students who have specialized schooling requirements, so as a result, it does not offer programs for students with special needs.

School start time

7:50

School finish time

15:25

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

SMIC has over 50 after-school clubs for students to join. Some of them are: anime comics and games, art, baseball, books and beyond club, computers, creative writing, dance, debate, design tech, drama, filmmaking, journalism broadcasting, math, chess, game club, Minecraft, choir, photography, Origami paper club, psychology, science, space and aeronautics.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Playground, gymnasium, dance studio, swimming pool, athletic track.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The SMIC Private School, Shanghai is an independent nonprofit school founded in 2001 by Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), the top semiconductor high-tech company in China located in Zhangjiang Innopark.

SMIC offers pre-Kindergarten to grade 12 education and comprises two academic tracks: the English Track follows an American-based curriculum and the Chinese track follows the local curriculum guided by Shanghai Educational Council. The language center of SMIC School plays a vital role providing excellent ESL, CSL and third language trainings.

Teaching approach of the school

The pursuit of excellence in holistic development is the goal of SMIC School. It is its belief that students should be instilled with proper values, and schools share in this responsibility. SMIC's faculty therefore not only commits to nurture students' affection for lifelong learning, but also helps them build character, integrity, compassion and understanding. SMIC wants its students to grow in a happy environment and become valuable global citizens. The genuine care for each other makes SMIC a big family, and this is its tradition. In addition, SMIC also feels the education it provides should create the foundation to make a significant and positive impact on its community and society.

Summary of prices and fees

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in CNY

Yearly fees: 元106,100
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: 元2,000
Total first year fees: 元108,100
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Where exactly is this school?

This school has more than one campus in Shanghai:
Middle & High School Campus: Ages 11 to 18
Kindergarten & Elementary Campus: Ages 5 to 11

Get in touch with this school

Contact email: MHS_info@smicschool.com
School's webpage: www.smicschool.com
School's Fees webpage: www.smicschool.com/page.cfm?p=518
Address: 169 Qing-Tong Road Pudong New Area, Shanghai China 201203