Beijing International Bilingual Academy (BIBA) 北京海嘉国际双语学校

BIBA was founded in 2006 by a group of passionate educators with a mission to develop students who are bilingual ambassadors and are well versed in both Eastern and Western culture. As such, our goal is to offer high-quality bilingual education that is rooted in Chinese culture and heritage in preparation for attending high quality overseas universities after graduating from BIBA. This year, BIBA celebrates 10 years of excellence in education. Our over 1100 students and 250 staff come from more than 30 different countries. Our campus includes an Early Childhood Center (ECC), Elementary School, Middle School, and High School. BIBA is an IB World School and is authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). We are accredited by Western Association of Schools & Colleges (WASC) and are members of Association of China and Mongolia International Schools (ACAMIS) and International Schools Association of China (ISAC).

Founding date: 2006

Age range: 2-18

Grades offered: ECC Age 2 – Grade 12 IBDP

School type: Other

International bilingual school combining international and Chinese National Standard curricula

Total area (in square meters): 45,800

Curriculum description: ECC – School and Theme-based Bilingual curriculum Elementary – Chinese and English Bilingual, US Standards-based, Chinese National curricula Middle School – IMYC Grade 9-10 IGCSE Grade 11-12 IBDP

Boarding Program: Not available

Number of students: Over 1,100

Is the school accredited by the Ministry of Education? Yes

Foreign passport holders accepted? Yes

Local Chinese students accepted? Yes

Tuition fees (2017-2018 Academic Year): 

• Application Fee: RMB 2,000

Tution Fees:

• ECC (2-4 years old) RMB 130,000

• KG: RMB 160,000

• Grades 1-5 – RMB 180,000

• Grades 6-8- RMB 190,000

• Grades 9-12 RMB 190,000

*20% sibling discount for additional children

Lunch offered: Catered onsite: Sodexo and Compass, Chinese and Western choices with Vegetarian options. Cost varies by age.

Nationality of students: Over 25 Nationalities including China, US, Korea, Australia, and UK.

Primary teaching language: English and Chinese

Other languages taught as electives: French and Korean

Average class size: ECC 16-18, KG-HS 20- 22

Average teacher/student ratio: 1:4 – 1:4.5 Ratio varies based on grade level.

School hours: 8:00am – 3:45pm (4:55 for ASA & Sports)

After-school activities: ASA and Core Sports Programs: Over 100 ASAs to choose from including Tennis, football, basketball, choirs, bands, karate, drama, puppetry, arts, and math games. BIBA hosts the International Music Institute of China (IMIC)

Extra help offered? Including ELA, CSL etc.

Scholarships offered? Yes, available for High School

School facilities: Gymnasium with 3 full courts, 3 soccer pitches, 5 playgrounds, libraries, science labs, ICT lab, student garden, auditorium, dance studios, art and calligraphy, drama, film and music rooms equipped with Smart boards.

School nurse or doctor available? Yes

Contact: Bldgs 9-12, 1 Yumin Road Houshayu, Shunyi District (8041 0390, 北京市顺义区后沙峪裕民大街1号9#, 10#, 11#, 12#

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