In anticipation of the Beijing International School Expo on January 16-17, we will be highlighting local and international schools around Beijing from the upcoming 2016-2017 beijingkids School Choice Guide, which comes out on January 4
3e International School began in 2005 and has grown into an institution of 175 students from Nursery through Grade 6. The school aims to develop creative thinkers and collaborative learners who are able to move respectfully and appreciatively across cultures through a research based curriculum developed especially for this education model. Classes are conducted in English and Chinese with half of each day devoted to each language. Within this inquiry based program a balance of child-initiated and teacher-directed activity is provided to support children’s development across the entire curriculum.
Founding date: 2005
Age range: 2-12
Grades offered: Nursery to Grade 6
School type: International school accredited by the Ministry of Education
Total area: 3,068sqm
Curriculum description: 50 percent English, 50 percent Chinese dual immersion program. Research-based curriculum
Boarding program: No
Is the school accredited by the Ministry of Education? Yes
Foreign passport holders accepted? Yes
Local Chinese students accepted? Yes
Tuition fees (2015-2016 academic year):
• Application fee: 1800 (Once space is confirmed)
• Nursery: RMB 111,500 (half-day), RMB 116,700 (full-day)
• Pre-K: RMB 153,900 36
• Kindergarten: RMB 158,100 Grade 1-6: RMB 169,400
• Other (deposit, uniform, bus, capital levy, etc)
• Transportation: RMB 9,920-15,470/year (depending on route)
• Lunch: RMB 6,370/year.
Lunch offered: On-site kitchen, nutritionist consulted, Chinese, Western, vegetarian options, international food prepared by Eurest.
Nationality of students: 25 nationalities represented
Primary teaching languages: 50 percent English and 50 percent Chinese
Average class size: Maximum 12 (nursery). 16 (pre-k), 16-18 (kindergarten), 18 (elementary)
Average teacher/student ratio: 1:4 (nursery), 1:8 (pre-k), 1:8/1:9 (kindergarten), 1:9 (elementary).
School hours: 8.30-11.30am (half-day), 8.30am-3.30pm (full-day)
After-school activities: Art, Spanish, fun math, basketball, 3D printing, electronic music, Chinese instruments, kung fu, science, ballet, tap dance, taekwondo, cooking, yoga, roller skating, soccer, music and movement, magic, and more
Special needs programs offered? Yes
School facilities: Gym and dance studio, large natural outdoor space, multipurpose field, library, art studio and student kitchen. IQ Air filters in every classroom and IQ Air. Perfect air throughout the school.
School nurse/doctor available on campus? Yes, full-time nurse available
Contact: 9-1 Jiangtai Xilu, Lido, Chaoyang District (6437 3344 ext.100, firstname.lastname@example.org) www.3einternationalschool.org 朝阳区将台西路9-1号
Photo: Courtesy of 3e