The High School Affiliated to Renmin University of China (RDFZ) 中国人民大学附属中学

The High School Affiliated to Renmin University of China (commonly known in China as Renda Fuzhong, abbreviated to RDFZ) is now enjoying a high level of recognition both in China and abroad. It has developed good relationships and partnerships with 46 schools all over the world, including Thomas Jefferson Science High School and Phillips Academy Andover in USA, Eton College in UK, etc. The school is now offering the Chinese Training Course, Regular Chinese Curriculum, as well as British A-Level, IB Diploma Program, and American AP courses. There are over 60 international teachers and more than 200 international students from over 20 different countries. Each year, over 85% of the international graduates are admitted into such renowned universities as Beijing Uniersity, Tsinghua University and Renmin University.

Founding date: 1950

Age range: 12-15

Grades offered: Grade 7-11

School type: A Key Public School under the direct leadership of Ministry of Education

Total area (in square meters): 100,000

Curriculum description: Chinese Training Class, Regular Class, British A-LEVEL Program,  American AP Program, IBDP

Boarding Program: Yes, Students from different grades can choose accommodation according to their own needs

Number of students: 228

Is the school accredited by the Ministry of Education? Yes

Foreign passport holders accepted? Yes (foreign passport holder with the legal guardian in Beijing during his/her study period at RDFZ)

Local Chinese students accepted? Yes

Tuition fees (2016-2017 Academic Year):

• Application/registration Fee: None

• Chinese Training Class: RMB 21,800 per semester

• Regular Class: RMB 25,000 per semester

• British A-LEVEL Program: RMB 40,000 per semester

• American AP Program: RMB 45,000 per semester

• IBDP: RMB 50,000 per semester

• Accommodation Fees for students living on campus: Room for 3 persons: RMB 6,200 per bed per semester; Room for 2 persons: RMB 9,300 per bed per semester

• School uniforms, books, food, student visa fee (RMB 400)

• Insurance for foreign students (RMB 600)

• Extracurricular Activities: Cost varies

Lunch offered: The school canteen provides students and teachers three meals daily with a large variety of foods

Nationality of students: Korea, USA, Singapore, Canada, Australia and more

Primary teaching language: Chinese and English

Other languages taught as electives: Spanish, German, Japanese, French, Russian, Korean, and more

Average class size: Ranges from 5 to 45 students per class

Average teacher/student ratio: 1:9

School hours: 8am-4.30pm

After-school activities: RDFZ offers a variety of clubs and activities based on students’ interests, including sporting games, movie festivals, animation exhibitions, photographic and painting shows, and more

Extra help offered? With the limited facilities at RDFZ, we are not having a Special Education Program yet

Scholarships offered? Yes, scholarships for international students such as the scholarship for excellent students and the scholarship for excellent graduates.

School facilities: Gymnasium, indoor swimming pool, soccer field with a 400-meter track around it, basketball and volleyball courts, library with regular and electronic reading spaces both for students and teachers and various science laboratories. There is also a large canteen with first-class facilities and a 30,000-square-meter student dormitory.

School nurse or doctor available? Yes

Contact: The International Section of Renda Fuzhong, 37 Zhongguancun Dajie, Haidian District, 100080 (6251 3962, 6251 2094; guojibu3962@sina.com) www.rdfz.cn 

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