3e International School since its founding in August 2005, has grown into one of the leading bilingual international schools in Beijing with over 230 students from Nursery through Grade 6. The school aims to develop “creative thinkers and collaborative learners who are able to move respectfully and appreciatively across cultures,” through a research-based curriculum developed especially for this education model. Classes are conducted in English and Chinese with half of every day devoted to each language. Within this inquiry-based program, a balance of child-initiated and teacher directed activity is provided to support a child’s development across the entire curriculum.
Address: Kindergarten Campus: 9-1 Jiangtai Xilu, Lido, Chaoyang District. 朝阳区将台西路9-1号. Elementary Campus: 3 Xinjin Road, Chaoyang District 朝阳区新锦路
Contact: 6437 3344 ext. 100, email@example.com
Founding date: 2005
School type: International school
School hours: 8.30am-3.30pm
Ministry of Education accredited? Yes
Curriculum description: 50 percent English, 50 percent Chinese dual immersion program, Research-based curriculum
Age range: 2-12
Grades offered: Nursery-Grade 6
Number of students: 220
Foreign passport holder accepted? Yes
Local Chinese students accepted? Kindergarten: Yes ; Elementary: No
Nationality of students: US, Hong Kong, Canada, Australia, UK, and more.
Max class size: 12 (nursery); 16 (pre-K); 18 (kindergarten); 20 (elementary)
Teacher-student ratio: 1:4 (nursery); 1:8 (pre-K); 1:9 (kindergarten); 1:10 (elementary)
Tuition and other fees (2017-2018 academic year):
• Half-day nursery: RMB 162,800
• Full-day nursery: RMB 172,800
• Pre-K and Kindergarten: RMB 177,800
• Grade 1-6: RMB 185,500
• Application fee: 2,000 (Once the space is confirmed)
• Transportation fee: RMB 11,000-17,000 per year (depending on route)
Primary teaching language(s): English and Chinese
Other elective language(s): French
After-school activities: Fun French, gymnastics, STEAM, kung fu, science, team sports, art, chess, dancing, instruments.
Scholarships offered? No
Extra help offered? Yes
Total area (in sqm): 3,068 (Kindergarten Campus), 37,000 (Elementary Campus which is shared with LFIP)
Facilities: Kindergarten Campus has SmartBoards, gym and dance studio, large natural outdoor space, multipurpose field, library, art studio and student kitchen. Centralized air-filtration and monitoring system is regularly maintaining daily AQI levels at 1. Elementary Campus has shared facilities with LFIP that include student’s cafeteria, gym, auditorium, basketball courts, football courts, athletic field and track, music room, art studio, library and centralized air-filtration system.
Lunch: On-site kitchen, nutritionist consulted, Chinese, Western, vegetarian options international food prepared by Eurest.
Lunch fee: RMB 8,280 per academic year (Kindergarten Campus); RMB 9,200 per year (Elementary Campus)
Boarding program? No
Nurse/doctor available? Yes, two full-time school nurses assigned from Beijing United Family Healthcare