The International Montessori School of Beijing (MSB) 北京蒙台梭利国际学校

The International Montessori School of Beijing (MSB) has been catering to the international community with the highest quality Montessori education for almost 30 years. At MSB, every child is treated as an individual and our Montessori-based pedagogy enables our educators to tailor lessons to each pupil’s specific needs and interests. Our warm, nurturing environment, well-designed classrooms, and low student-teacher ratios allow us to bring out the best in each child at every age level, from Nursery to Grade 7. MSB’s Dual Language Programme is unique in Beijing. MSB is an affiliate member of the American Montessori Society (AMS).

Address: Bldg 8, 2 Xiangjiang Beilu, Chaoyang District. 朝阳区朝阳区香江北路2号院8号楼
WeChat: 北京蒙台梭利国际学校MSB
Contact: 6432 8228,

Founding date: 1990
School type: International school
School hours: 8.20am-3.45pm
Ministry of Education accredited? Yes
Curriculum description: Montessori, Dual-Language or English-Only.

Age range: Birth-13 years
Grades offered: Preschool-Grade 7
Number of students: 400
Foreign passport holder accepted? Yes
Local Chinese students accepted? No
Nationality of students: US, Canada, Hong Kong, Germany, UK, and more
Class size (maximum): 24
Teacher-student ratio: 1:4 (preschool), 1:6 (reception), or 1:8 (elementary)

Tuition and other fees (2019-2020 academic year):  
• Nursery (1.5-3): RMB 132,000 (half day), RMB 189,000 (full day)
• Kindergarten (3-5): RMB 140,000 (half day), RMB 200,200 (full day)
• Reception (5-6): RMB 215,500
• Elementary: RMB 221,000 (Grade 1-4), RMB 233,000 (Grade 5-6)
• Application fee: RMB 3,000
• Placement deposit (fully refundable): RMB 20,000
• Transportation fee: RMB 11,200-16,900 per year

Primary teaching language(s): English and Chinese
Other elective language(s): None
After-school activities: Football, language clubs, baking, origami, swimming, dancing, art, choir, and more
Scholarships offered? No
Extra help offered? EAL and Accelerated English Programme (AEP). In the event that a child needs additional assistance, MSB will work with the parents to provide the best care and support for their child. Additional needs include, but are not limited to: regular learning support, speech therapy, psycho-educational evaluation, and a full-time shadow

Total area (in sqm): 10,000
Facilities: Two main buildings that house the preschool, reception, and elementary classrooms, art and music studios, children’s kitchens, libraries and Coffee Stop, a refreshments area run by the MSB Parents’ Association. There is also a multi-purpose hall featuring an all-weather ball court and stage, as well as two playing fields, two basketball courts, a running track, sandbox, and four playgrounds. Air filtration in each building and air curtains over all main doors
Lunch: Catered by Nutri-Food; the menu changes daily and alternates between Chinese and Western dishes
Lunch fee: RMB 6,300 (2018-2019)
Boarding program? No
Nurse/doctor available? Yes, two full-time nurses

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