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American curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

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CurriculumAmerican
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees: Not public
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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 16 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 2021/2022.

Address: Boxue Road, WEDZ, Wuhan, Hubei, PRC 430056, China
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Number of students

246

Number of nationalities represented in the school

26

Most common nationality

North American, Korean, French, Japanese, Australian, England, Malaysian, Hong Kong, etc.

Ratio of local students to international students

They are all international students. WYIS does not accept students with a local (Chinese) passport.

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

16

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes. We offer English Language Support for students who are not native English speakers.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Chinese

Use of technology in the classroom

Each classroom uses advanced technology to teach and enhance learning. All classrooms are equipped with either iPads or laptops, mostly at a 1:1 ratio, student-to-device.

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

It varies according to their grade level.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Waiting lists are established as needed based on grade level capacity

Entry evaluation for students

Academic testing and interview

Brief description of entry evaluation required

A student will undergo a series of reading, written, spoken and listening tests to determine if they are academically and socially ready for the grade level for which they are applying. This written assessment will measure the ability of a student to read and write in English, and the interviews will measure the student’s ability to listen and speak in English.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

There is no specific deadline for the application. WYIS has rolling admissions.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

AP, SAT, PSAT, MAP

Results in these examinations

2019 AP: Score of 5, 33%; Score of 4,24%; Score of 3, 26%. 2020 SAT: Highest score: 1600, 20% of WYIS students scored 1450 or above.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Religious expression isn’t part of the curriculum, though students are encouraged to practice kindness, compassion, and service, which are hallmarks of many religious traditions.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

Students in high school study the history and philosophy of different religious worldviews. They critically examine a variety of ideas and learn about a wide range of cultures.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Our Special Education Teacher is available to support children with special learning needs.

Learning support offered

The Special Education Teacher works with students and collaborates with the teachers on ways to support students with academic and organizational needs. They are in communication with parents, teachers, and administration to implement the individual or whole-group learning plans.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We recognize each student has different needs for challenge and growth. Differentiation is built into our teaching and curriculum by providing flexibility through classroom enrichment and access to outside, online courses.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

8:00am

School finish time

3:00pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

WYIS offers many clubs and activities.

School provided lunches

Yes

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

No. While our cafeteria provides a variety of foods for students to choose from to suit their needs, we do not specifically offer vegan, kosher, halal, or other specialty diets.

Sports activities included

Basketball, Soccer, Ping-Pong, Volleyball, Badminton, and a variety of other seasonal sports.

Sports facilities at the school

- Astroturf pitch for soccer and outdoor team sports
- Hard court area for basketball and outdoor play
- Range of outdoor play areas with sports and play equipment
- Modern, well-equipped gymnasium
- Additional multi-sport hall
- Dedicated ballet and dance studio
- Large playground area with extensive play equipment
- Quiet outdoor play area

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Other facilities at the school

Library, Performing Arts Theater, Science Lab, Maker Space, Robotics Lab, and a variety of other creative spaces

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Wuhan Yangtze International School is a fully accredited kindergarten through 12th grade school that provides expatriate children with a Western-style education taught in the English language.

Teaching approach of the school

WYIS is committed to providing a transformative, holistic, K12 education to develop globally minded individuals who learn, love, and lead.

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