International curriculum
Ages 2 to 18

Western International School of Shanghai

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes
First year fees: 元242,040

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Max. number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


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

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school


WISS offers the following languages either within the curriculum at certain ages or as an after school activity: Chinese, Spanish, German, French, Japanese, Swedish, Finnish and Dutch.

Uniform required


Entry evaluation for students

Assessment and interview.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Students applying to WISS will be evaluated for their English speaking, reading, and writing ability.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins


External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

School bus service available


School start time


School finish time

Monday - Thursday: 15:30
Friday: 15:00

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Soccer, homework club, science, drama, music, basketball, swimming, volleyball, gymnastic, track, fencing, ballet, football, softball, rock climbing, performing art, Lego, choir, cooking.

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

4 sports fields, Gymnastics Room, Indoor Gymnasium, two swimming pools, outdoor basketball.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The Western International School of Shanghai is a leading international school in Shanghai. WISS is an IB World School, offering the four programmes of the International Baccalaureate (IB): the Primary Years Programme (IBPYP), the Middle Years Programme (IBMYP), the Diploma Programme (IBDP) and the Career-related Programme (IBCP). WISS cultivates healthy, balanced, confident and ethical people; striving to challenge and stimulate students to inquire, wonder, discover, and create each day. WISS aims to send into the world brave, compassionate, internationally minded global citizens with the skill and intellect to help shape the future.

Summary of prices and fees

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

Yearly fees: 元225,040
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: 元17,000
Total first year fees: 元242,040
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Address: 555 Lianmin Rd, Qingpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China