International School of Beijing (ISB) 北京顺义国际学校

Celebrating over 36 years of academic excellence, International School of Beijing (ISB) is embracing the challenges and rewards of the future of education. Through a tailored, connected, real-world curriculum known as Learning21@ISB, our experienced and passionate teachers provide students with exceptional opportunities to grow as individuals, as scholars, and as contributing members of the community. Our curriculum and our culture are grounded in the core values of global-mindedness, integrity, respect, balance, creativity, and service. ISB has exceptional facilities and offers superb opportunities in sports, service, and the arts. In our welcoming community, students find a purposeful balance of rigorous academics and enriching personal growth.

Address: 10 An Hua Street, Shunyi District. 顺义区安华街10号
WeChat: ISB北京顺义国际学校
Contact: 8149 2345 ext 1047,

Founding date: 1980
School type: International school
School hours: 8.15am–3.25 pm
Ministry of Education accredited? Yes
Curriculum description: ISB follows a standards-based curriculum (Learning21@ISB) that draws upon the best elements of international curriculum models for their Pre-Kindergarten 3 – Grade 12 classes. For high school students, ISB offers a full IB diploma program or IB certificate options for students in grades 11 and 12, as well as Advanced Placement (AP) courses

Age range: 3-18
Grades offered: Pre K3-Grade 12
Number of students: Approximately 1,650
Foreign passport holder accepted? Yes
Local Chinese students accepted? No
Nationality of students: 50+ Nationalities, including US, South Korea, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong
Class size (average): 12-22 (depending on grade level)
Teacher-student ratio: 1:9

Tuition and other fees (2017-2018 Academic Year):
• Pre-Kindergarten: RMB 174,560 + RMB 12,010 Capital Levy
• Kindergarten: RMB 201,570 + RMB 19,490 Capital Levy
• Grade 1 – 5: RMB 201,570 + RMB 34,720 Capital Levy
• Grade 6 – 8: RMB 217,920 + RMB 34, 720 Capital Levy
• Grade 9 – 10: RMB 236,920 + RMB 34, 720 Capital Levy
• Grade 11 – 12: RMB 245,300 + RMB 34, 720 Capital Levy
• Bus: RMB 10, 290 – 16,680 depending on distance
• Applications Fee: RMB 2,000

Primary teaching language(s): English. Dual-Language (Chinese and English) is offered in PreK3 – Kindergarten
Other elective language(s): Chinese, French, and Spanish
After-school activities: Athletics, choir, orchestra, film, photography, theater, debate club, model united nations, service clubs, wushu, arts and crafts, and more
Scholarships offered? No
Extra help offered? EAL, learning support services, personalized learning, tutoring center

Total area (in sqm): 133,500
Facilities: 32-acre campus in Shunyi with two purpose-built sports domes sitting side-by-side, over 8,500 square meters, four fully-equipped gymnasiums (one with a climbing wall); 665-seat sports stadium, including running track and rugby pitch; baseball and softball diamonds; two full-sized turf soccer fields; and an aquatics center with a 25-meter pool and diving boards. In the main school building are 12 science labs, a student cooking lab, a visual arts wing in the middle and high school, and art studios in elementary school. Performing arts wing consists of a 600-seat theater, Black Box theater, rehearsal space, and studio stage. The main school building also has two library-media centers with more than 82,000 volumes and over 160 magazine subscriptions. ISB supports a one-to-one MacBook laptop program for each student in grades 2 through 12. A pharmaceutical grade (H-14) air filtration system ensures high air quality in all indoor areas. Flexible learning spaces, including design labs, ‘collaboratories’, and the ISB Futures Academy facilities.
Lunch: Range on Western, Chinese, and vegetarian meals
Lunch fee: RMB 17-30 (per day)
Boarding program? No
Nurse/doctor available? Yes

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