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IB and American
Ages 3 to 18

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CurriculumsIB and American
Leaving qualificationsIB Diploma, AP, and MAP
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees: Not public
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Quick summary of key school information

Leaving qualifications IB Diploma and AP
Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 17 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2024/2025.

This school has more than one campus in Shenzhen:
Secondary Campus: Ages 11 to 18

Address: Building B Fenghua Theatre No. 49 Gongyuan Road, Shekou, Nanshan District, Shenzhen

Main Campus: Ages 3 to 11

Address: 8 Taizi Rd, She Kou, Nanshan Qu, Shenzhen Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality

Hong Kong

Ratio of local students to international students

Chinese national students cannot attend.

Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, for up to age 13

Additional language classes offered by the school

Chinese, heritage and non-heritage; Korean, heritage and non-heritage, Spanish, French, German Japanese

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, up to the age of 9

Use of technology in the classroom

Students use school-provided iPads or own devices; Microsoft 365 accounts for students ages 9 and up; Moodle platform used extensively for parents and students

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)

We are always ready to provide distance learning via Microsoft Teams and/or Zoom, supported by the Moodle platform.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No, in accordance with local law

External examinations or assessments available

MAP for all ages, AP and IB for Secondary ages

Results in these examinations

2021 Graduate Classes
Average Score 39.5
Highest Score: 44
Scores 40 & above 64%
Pass rate 100%
Average Subject Grade 6.13

AP Averages
% of students taking AP exams: 51.2%
Exams with Scores of 3, 4, 5: 82%
Exam Score Mean: 3.8

SAT Averages
Reading 646
Mathematics 684
Total: 1330

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, age-appropriately

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on age. Homework is not assigned for the sake of having homework. It must be purposeful and age-appropriate.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

Dedicated learning support specialists and implementation of existing learning plans and support of learning aides if needed.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Mastery learning provides varied learning paths, allows for out of age placement in math, reading or writing.

Student access to education psychologist

We provide referrals in the Mainland and in Hong Kong

Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

MAP testing for ages 6 and up, screening of previous school records, interview with the age group principal for applicants 14 and up (or at the discretion of the principal)

Waiting list

Yes, once all classes of an age group are at 20 students, waiting lists are opened until a qualified teacher can be hired to open another class.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)


Students can join after academic year begins


School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school


School bus service available


School provided lunches

School lunch program is optional

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


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Examples (non-exhaustive): Sports, such as Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Golf, Chess, Writing, Coding Lab, Cooking, Fashion Design, Drama, National Honor Societies for different subject, Model United Nations, Film & Photography

Sports activities included

Physical education required at all age levels; intramural and competitive sports at older ages (middle and high school)

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes - ages 11 and up

Facilities at the school

Library, Makers Space (creative labs), TV Recording Studio, Music Practice rooms, Computer Labs

Sports facilities at the school

Gyms, sports fields, playgrounds at all campuses

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

QSI believes that everybody can be successful in the right environment; by providing a non-competitive environment paired with a wide variety of elective programs, QSI graduates are highly-educated, well rounded, positive individuals that are poised for success.

Teaching approach of the school

The mastery learning approach allows students to gain a deeper, richer understanding of each subject. It also helps students to understand new and unknown matters quickly and accurately.

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