Beijing SMIC Private School and Kindergarten 北京市中芯学校

Beijing SMIC Private School and Kindergarten is located in southeast Beijing, in the Yizhuang BDA, Beijing’s largest hi-tech economic development zone. Founded in 2005 to serve families employed by Semiconductor Manufacturing International Company (SMIC), it now enrolls many students from outside the company as well. The school employs over 300 teachers (including 50 expatriate staff) that serve over 2000 students from Pre-K to Grade 9 in both English and Chinese tracks. SMIC English Track is a highly academic international school-style division based on US curriculum and standard. Whether our students pursue academics, sports, or other extra-curricular activities, the staff and active school community encourage their efforts to aim for excellence, while retaining a sense of honor, community, and joy.

Address: 9 Liangshui He 2 Street, Beijing Economic-Technological Development Area. 北京经济技术开发区 凉水河二街9号
Contact: 6785 3030 ext. 2108,,

Founding date: 2005
School type: Private School
School hours: 7.45am-3pm (elementary), 7.45am-4pm (middle school)
Ministry of Education accredited? Yes
Curriculum description: Chinese National Curriculum, US Common Core Standards, Bilingual, and Montessori

Age range: 3-14
Grades offered: K-9
Number of students: 2,000
Foreign passport holder accepted? Yes
Local Chinese students accepted? Yes
Nationality of students: China, US, South Korea, Taiwan, Canada, Hong Kong
Class size (average): 20 (English Track), 30 (Chinese Track)
Teacher-student ratio: 1:6

Tuition and other fees:
• Chinese Track: RMB 36,000-50,000 per year
• English Track: RMB 80,000-90,000 per year
• Annual book and activity fees: RMB 1,200-3,900 per year

Primary teaching language(s): English, Chinese
Other elective language(s): French, Japanese
After-school activities: ISAC league competitive sports, band, choir, and elementary sports
Scholarships offered? Yes. Staff students, returning student, and exceptional Grade 9 applicant awards available on a limited basis.
Extra help offered? Elementary School: Below Level, On-level, and Above-level readers, Differentiated Instruction and Tutoring available. Middle School: Chinese as a Second Language and Leveled classes in Middle School Chinese, Literature, and Composition courses, Digital Study Hall with online courses, tutoring and AP preparation available. Chinese Track: Intensive English Language Arts program available for gifted students

Total area (in sqm): 28,000
Facilities: Dream Maker purifiers, dedicated art and Science lab, library, auditorium, indoor and outdoor physical education facilities. Some classrooms equipped with Smartboards and/or ready for class set of iPad / Apple TV / Projector use. All have projectors and audio capabilities.
Lunch: Various buffet lines. RMB 14-20 per meal. All lines offer Chinese dishes, soup, and fresh fruit. More expensive lines include weekly pizza, pasta, and other Western menu items.
Lunch fee:
Boarding program? No
Nurse/doctor available? Yes

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