House of Knowledge Schools and Kindergartens encourages active learning that allows children the freedom to explore and thrive. In the pursuit of creating a rigorous elementary curriculum for internationally minded students, they have adopted the highly regarded International Primary Year’s Curriculum (IPC). The IPC is a comprehensive thematic curriculum with emphasis placed on meeting students at their academic and developmental level and strives to develop children into 21st Century Learners. Early Year learners follow a Reggio Emilia inspired curriculum, driven by questions, information, and maintaining a child-centered approach.
Address: Shunyi Campus: North gate of Quanfa compound, 18 Maquanying Road.北京市朝阳区马泉营路18号，泉发花园北门. Chaoyang Park Campus: Victoria Gardens, 15 Chaoyang Park West Road. 北京市朝阳区朝阳公园南区15号，维多利亚花园公寓
Contact: 400 650 7777, firstname.lastname@example.org
Founding date: 2007
School type: International school (enroll both local and foreign students)
School hours: 8am-3.45pm
Ministry of Education accredited? Yes
Curriculum description: Elementary-International primary curriculum (IPC), U.S. Common Core and Chinese National Curriculum
Age range: 18 months-11 years
Grades offered: Nursery, Pre-K, Kindergarten, Elementary to Grade 6
Number of students: 250
Foreign passport holder accepted? Yes
Local Chinese students accepted? Yes
Nationality of students: US, Germany, UK, Canada, Denmark, Spain, and China
Class size (average): 16 (Nursery), 20 (Pre-K-Elementary).
Teacher-student ratio: 1:4 (Nursery), 1:5 (Pre-K/Kindergarten)
Tuition and other fees (2017-2018 academic year):
• Nursery (18 months-3 years): RMB 91,200 (5 half day), RMB 107,500 (5 full day)
• Pre-K (3-5 years old): RMB 140,200 (5 full day)
• Kindergarten (5-6 years old): RMB 143,500 (5 full day)
• Elementary Grade 1-6 (6-11 years old): RMB 177,200 (5 full day)
Primary teaching language(s): Chinese and English
Other elective language(s): German
After-school activities: Soccer, ballet, drama, magic, ukulele, kung fu, baking, super science, chess, creative movement, Chinese painting, piano and gardening, baking, robotics, and more.
Scholarships offered? Yes, House of Knowledge SME Scholarship
Extra help offered? ESL
Total area (in sqm): 5,000 (Shunyi Campus), 1,600 (Chaoyang Park Campus)
Facilities: Smartboards, dedicated art rooms, libraries, multi-level classrooms, under-floor heating, in-house chef, swimming pool, parents’ corner, outdoor playgrounds, soccer field, kids’ kitchen, indoor gym and air filtering equipment, more. Facilities vary between campuses.
Lunch: In-house food made using high-quality ingredients such as Wondermilk and sugar-free yogurt, fresh bread from a local German bakery, meats from a licensed butcher, organic rice, flour, apples
Lunch fee: RMB 7,800 per school year
Boarding program? No
Nurse/doctor available? Yes