Nestled against the Summer Palace (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Tsinghua International School (THIS) takes pride in its boutique campus situated in the 100-year-history prestigious Tsinghua High School. THIS has assembled a team of highly qualified teachers from around the world and aims to provide the standard western education with eastern culture mergence. Tsinghua International School fosters creative critical thinkers who are rooted in China and prepared to lead in the global community. THIS is a community of joyful learners – students, families, teachers, and staff members. We cultivate this joy through our core values – collaboration, engagement, discovery, Spartan Spirit, and Cultural Diversity.
Founding date: 2008
Age range: 6 – 18 years old
Grades offered: Grade 1 – Grade 12
School type: International school accredited by the Ministry of Education
Total area (in square meters): 99,000
Curriculum description: United States Common Core Standards, Singapore Math, the College Board Advanced Placement
Boarding Program: Yes, Grades included Grade 9 and above
Number of students: 410 students
Is the school accredited by the Ministry of Education? Yes
Foreign passport holders accepted? Yes
Local Chinese students accepted? No
Tuition fees (2016-2017 Academic Year):
• Application fee: RMB 1,000 (non-refundable)
Tuition Fees (For One Year):
• Primary School: RMB 119,100,
• Middle School: RMB 129,000,
• High School: RMB 138,000.
• The uniform, bus, and capital levy fees are based on each individual situation.
Lunch offered: Chinese, Western, and vegetarian options
Nationality of students: US, Canada, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong (China)
Primary teaching language: English
Other languages taught as electives: Chinese, Spanish, and French
Average class size: 20 (Primary), 16 (Middle and High School)
Average teacher/student ratio: 1:4.5
School hours: 8am – 3:15pm
After-school activities: Clubs like Model United Nations, Internship Club, Swimming Club, Broadcast Media etc.
Extra help offered? ESL support program for Grade 1-10
Scholarships offered? No.
School facilities: Library, outdoor playground, Apple Multimedia Lab, PC Lab, IPads in primary school, state-of-the-art science labs in high school, shared full-size stadium, dining hall, multiple auditoriums, access to Tsinghua University Science Labs, all classrooms equipped with Smartboards.
School nurse or doctor available? Yes.
Contact: Address: Zhongguancun North Boulevard, Haidian District, Beijing 100084,(010 6277 1477, 6279 7000, firstname.lastname@example.org) http://www.this.edu.cn