Central Conservatory Preparatory School (CCPS) of Dongcheng district, Beijing, located in the heartland of Beijing, is a professional music school connecting the world stage with dreams. With personalized classical music as the core education, combined with the systematic English and Chinese education, the school aims to cultivate professional musicians and promote the diversified development of students. CCPS enrolls high school and preparatory students to provide three main courses, namely, music courses, English courses, and Chinese courses. All the courses will enable students to build independent personality and make preparation for university and challenges.
Address: No.19, Nanheyan Avenue, Dongcheng District
Contact: 400 058 01587
Founding date: 2012
School type: Day and boarding school with an international curriculum
School hours: 8am-4.30pm
Ministry of Education accredited? Yes
Curriculum description: Music courses, Chinese courses, and English courses
Age range: above 14 years old
Grades offered: Grade 10-12, High school preparatory course
Number of students: 40
Foreign passport holder accepted? Yes
Local Chinese students accepted? Yes
Nationality of students: Chinese
Class size (average): 10
Teacher-student ratio: 1:1 (music class), 1:5 (other classes)
Tuition and other fees:
Tuition: RMB 240,000 per year for vocal and percussion, RMB 220,000/year for other majors
Application fee: RMB 2,000
Primary teaching language(s): Chinese and English
Other elective language(s): No
After-school activities: International exchange activities, music master classes, music salons and music experts’ classes. Series of concerts held by students, such as concerts at the end of the month, personal concerts, concerts at the end of the semester, graduation concerts and New Year concerts. The Theater Festival of CCPS and the English Speech Competition are the essential parts of academic activities. The public service activities such as “Wings of Music” and “Social Service” provide social opportunities for students.
Scholarships offered? No.
Extra help offered? Yes. ESL, TOEFL, SAT
Total area (in sqm): 5,000
Facilities: Several standard practicing rooms, multi-functional halls, reading rooms and multimedia studios with IMac equipment, a small concert hall that can hold hundreds of people and casual restaurants for students in the school. The design style of school buildings breaks the restriction of the existing regular design so as to encourage students to stay committed to exploration and practice in the way to realize their artistic value.
Lunch: Chinese food and Western food
Boarding program? Yes
Nurse/doctor available? Yes