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Shenzhen
American curriculum
Ages 5 to 14

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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 18 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 元173,000
to: 元173,000
Address: BaoAn exit, GuangShen HighWay, XiCheng (Buena Vista) BaoAn, ShenZhen, China
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Number of students

140

Number of nationalities represented in the school

5

Most common nationality

Chinese

Ratio of local students to international students

90% Local Student,10% international students

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

18

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Chinese

Use of technology in the classroom

Smart TVs, 1-to-1 Device Program, Technology Class

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

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Varies by Grade Level from 30 minutes to 90 minutes

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

No

Entry evaluation for students

Entry exam and interview

Brief description of entry evaluation required

English and Mathematics exam for students entering Grades 2 and above. Interview with Admissions team.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

4 Weeks after start of semester

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100

External examinations or assessments available

MAP Testing 3x per year

Results in these examinations

48% Growth in Math; 41% Growth in Reading

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

No

Learning support offered

Teachers and administration work together to try and meet needs on a case by case basis

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Advanced-level courses on an elective basis

Student access to education psychologist

We provide an on-site Psychologist for students with behavioral issues

School start time

8:00am

School finish time

4:20pm

Supervised care before/after school

After School Activities 4 days per week

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

BCIS offers a wide range of activities and a variety of learning experiences, led by teachers and staff as well as outcomes-based activities led by outside professionals. Some of the activities offered include sports, music, art, drama, languages, chess, and test prep.

School provided lunches

Yes

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

No

Sports activities included

Physical Education school-wide; After School Activities

Sports facilities at the school

Outdoor Soccer (Football) pitch, running track, basketball court, tennis and badminton courts; Indoor gymnasium

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Baseball

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Buena Vista Concordia is an American-style school using Common Core and California State Standards. We are a 1-to-1 Device Campus (tablets for K-4 and laptops for 5-8). Teachers are hired from all over the world and bring a unique, global perspective to the learning environment.

Teaching approach of the school

BCIS uses a holistic approach to teaching and learning, providing students opportunities to study in areas of academics, arts, and physical education. Teachers provide a nurturing environment to students with an emphasis on the socio-emotional well being of each individual. Technology is embedded across all curricular areas.

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