Saint Paul American School is a private, residential school program dedicated to meeting the educational needs of international students at the middle and high school level. SPAS is guided by the standards, policies, and procedures of the Nacel International School System, which manages international programs all over the world. Located near the Olympic Village Park, and partnered with Number 2 High School attached to Beijing Normal University, SPAS offers both an American curriculum, as well as intensive study in Chinese language and culture. This arrangement provides a unique dual diploma system that is fully accredited by the NCA (North Association on Accreditation and School Improvement). Saint Paul American School’s intercultural program currently serves students from 16 countries around the world. Our Seniors are accepted in major universities in the United States and Europe such as Michigan, American, Penn State, Marist, University of Chicago, UCLA, Iowa, Washington, Georgetown, and Manchester (London) just to name a few. Saint Paul American School is dedicated to placing our students in major universities around the world.
Founding date: 2007
Age range: 13-18
Grades offered: Grades 7-12
School type: American International School
Total area (in square meters): 33,000
Curriculum description: US AP curriculum
Boarding Program: Yes
Number of students: 285
Is the school accredited by the Ministry of Education? Yes
Foreign passport holders accepted? Yes
Local Chinese students accepted? Yes
Tuition fees (2016-2017 Academic Year):
• Application fee: USD 100
Tuition fees for one academic year:
• Middle school: USD 16,500
• High school: USD 17,500
• Uniform: RMB 2,500
Lunch offered: School offers a wide variety of Chinese, Koreans and Western cuisine, as well as other international dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Nationality of students: China, South Korea, United States, Russia, Spain
Primary teaching language: English
Other languages taught as electives: Chinese
Average class size: Maximum 25, minimum 5, average 15
Average teacher/student ratio: 1:10
School hours: 8am-5.20pm; 6.30-8.30pm (Study Hall)
After-school activities: Art club, basketball, book club, ping pong, soccer, jazz band, student council, volleyball, and yearbook. Following the regular school day, each student participates in a club or activity of their choosing from 12.35-1.20pm.
Extra help offered? Student Help Center (daily tutoring), Night study hall 6.30-8.30pm with two instructors as well as peer tutors.
Scholarships offered? No.
School facilities: One main teaching building, two dormitory buildings, a newly-renovated library, laboratory, computer and technology center, full sized gymnasium, Olympic-sized (50 meter) swimming pool, cafeteria, outdoor multi-purpose courts, and a soccer field.
School nurse or doctor available? Yes.
Contact: 18 Guan’ao Yuan, Longgang Rd, Qinghe, Haidian District, (15 8108 55695, firstname.lastname@example.org) 海淀区清河宝盛里龙岗路观澳园18号院www.stpaulschool.com.cn