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

Beijing International Bilingual Academy (BIBA) was founded in 2006 by a group of passionate educators with a mission to develop bilingual ambassadors who 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. With a student population of over 1500 students and more than 330 teaching and administration staff, who come from more than 35 different countries, our campus includes an Early Childhood Center (ECC), Elementary School, Middle School and High School and Boarding House. 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).

Address: No 1. Yumin Road Houshayu, Shunyi District. 北京市顺义区后沙峪裕民大街1号
Contact: 8041 0390,

Founding date: 2006
School type: International bilingual school combining international and Chinese National Standard curricula
School hours: 8am-3.45pm (4.55pm for ECA and Sports)
Ministry of Education accredited? Yes
Curriculum description: ECC – School-based thematic inquiry curriculum; Elementary – China-US Standards-based Curriculum; Middle School – MYP (Candidate school) and Chinese National Curriculum; High School – IGCSE and IB DP

Age range: 2-18
Grades offered: ECC Age 2-Grade 12 IBDP
Number of students: 1,500
Foreign passport holder accepted? Yes
Local Chinese students accepted? Yes
Nationality of students: Over 25 nationalities including China, US, Korea, Australia, and UK
Class size (maximum): 18 (ECC), 22 (ES-MSHS)
Teacher-student ratio: 1:4–1:4.5

Tuition and other fees (2018-2019 academic year): 
• ECC (2-4 years old): RMB 146,000
• Kindergarten: RMB 180,000
• Grade 1-5: RMB 200,000
• Grade 6-8: RMB 210,000
• Grades 9-10 RMB 220,000
• Grade 11-12: RMB 240,000
• Application fee: RMB 2,000
• 20 percent sibling discount for additional children

Primary teaching language(s): English and Chinese
Other elective language(s): French and Korean (IB option)
After-school activities: ECA (Extra Curricular Activities) and Core Sports Programs: Over 150 ECA and sports programs each season to choose from; including tennis, football, basketball, choirs, bands, karate, drama, cheerleading, arts, dance, pottery, kung fu, and math games
Scholarships offered? Yes, available for middle and high school
Extra help offered? Including ELA, CSL, tutoring

Total area (in sqm): 45,800
Facilities: Gymnasium with 3 full courts, 3 soccer pitches, 5 playgrounds, 5 libraries, 5 science labs, ICT lab, student garden, auditorium, dance studios, art and calligraphy, drama, film and music rooms equipped with Smartboards throughout campus
Lunch: Catered onsite: Sodexo and Compass, Chinese and Western choices with Vegetarian options.
Lunch fee: Cost varies by age.
Boarding program? Yes, Grade 6–12
Nurse/doctor available? Yes

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