Asia-Pacific Experimental School of Beijing Normal University, hosted by Beijing Normal University and directed by the Education Commission of Xicheng District, is an experimental and innovative voluntary school covering most studying phases and accommodates resident and non-resident students. By September 2018, the school has 76 classes and over 300 faculty members. For 26 years, Asia-Pacific Experimental School of Beijing Normal University has established its philosophy as follows: education leads to a better life and lays a solid foundation for a happy and decent life. It has set its goal to cultivate students as wise, sensible, and independent teenagers who are both physically and mentally healthy, and who can also show appreciation for arts and care about life. When constructing its curriculum, the school has put great emphasis on the formation and development of the core abilities of students in different school subjects, their critical thinking, creativity, teamwork, and self-management.
Address: No. 26 Litang Road, Changping District. 北京市昌平区立汤路26号
Contact: 6975 9602, 5109 4889, firstname.lastname@example.org
Founding date: 1992
School type: Voluntary school
School hours: 8am-4pm
Ministry of Education accredited? Yes
Curriculum description: Self-designed curriculum system called “Education leads to a better life”
Age range: 3-18
Grades offered: Preschool to senior high school
Number of students: Nearly 2,500
Foreign passport holder accepted? Yes
Local Chinese students accepted? Yes
Nationality of students: China, US, Australia, Canada, Korea, Singapore, etc.
Average class size: 35 (regular class); 20 (international class)
Teacher-student ratio: 1:8
Tuition and other fees (2017-2018 academic year):
• Preschool (meals included): RMB 8,000 per month
• Grade 1-12: RMB 80,000 per year
• No application fee
• Other fees: School uniforms, meal fee, shuttle fee, room and board fee are charged separately.
Primary teaching language(s): Chinese
Other elective language(s): English
After-school activities: Golden sail chorus, wind band, dancing club, drawing club, robot club, food club, handcrafts club, chess club, sports club
Scholarships offered? Yes
Extra help offered? No
Total area (in sqm): 80,000
Facilities: International standard track-and-field, four teaching buildings, four science labs, several libraries, gym with indoor basketball court, table tennis center and health club, two outdoor playgrounds, four students’ dormitories, and dedicated art rooms.
Lunch: Traditional Chinese food (two meat dishes and one vegetable dish)
Boarding program? Yes, Grade 1-12
Nurse/doctor available? Yes