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

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10 Anhuajie
The International School of Beijing is an extraordinary school, with a history of excellence spanning almost 40 years. The Mission, Vision, and Core Values are fulfilled by passionate, highly qualified educators who all want the best for every student, PreK through grade 12. ISB is dedicated to implementing and sustaining programs proven to be most effective for student learning and well-being. As a progressive school, ISB responds to the changing needs of students in higher education and the world which awaits them. Research-based programs, high-quality teaching, and outstanding and ever-improving facilities mean students at ISB are being prepared for success in a world that keeps changing at a breathtaking pace. ISB enjoys a proven track record of excellent learning outcomes, with students attending colleges around the world which are most appropriate for them. The school’s commitment to realizing students’ potential is built around nurturing the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of each child. ISB programs equip students to be productive, healthy, and fulfilled young adults, whatever future they choose.

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Basic information:
Year founded: 1980
Age range: 3-18
Grades offered: PreK 3 to Grade 12
Curriculum: ISB follows a standards-based curriculum (Learn21@ISB) that draws upon the best elements of international curriculum models for 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.
Primary teaching languages: English. Dual-Language (Chinese and English) is offered in PreK3 – Grade 2
Accredited by the Ministry of Education? Yes
License Yes
Accreditations/associations: Diploma Programme of the International Baccalaureate (IB), Association of China and Mongolia International Schools (ACAMIS), Council of International Schools (CIS), Chinese National Council on Curriculum and Textbooks (NCCT), New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEAS&C), The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

Fees & student information
Tuition fees (2018-2019 Academic Year):
• Pre-Kindergarten (PK Full Day): 183,630RMB + 12,010RMB Capital Levy
• Kindergarten: 212,050RMB + 19,490RMB Capital Levy
• Grade 1-5: 212,050RMB + 34,720RMB Capital Levy
• Grade 6-8: 229,250RMB + 34,720RMB Capital Levy
• Grade 9-10: 249,240RMB + 34,720RMB Capital Levy
• Grade 11-12: 258,060RMB + 34,720RMB Capital Levy
Transportation fee: 10,290-16,680RMB depending on distance
Application fee: 2,000RMB
Lunch fees 340-600RMB (per month)
Number of students: Approximately 1,700
Nationality of students: 40+ nationalities, including US, South Korea, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong
Average class size: 12-22 (depending on grade level)
Average teacher/student ratio: 1:9
Foreign passport holders? Yes
Local Chinese students accepted? No

Campus information
Total area (in square metres): 32 acres

Campus 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.
Venue name: International School of Beijing (北京顺义国际学校)
Opening hours: Call to inquire
Metro: Metro: Guozhan
English address: 10 Anhuajie, Shunyi district
Chinese address: 顺义区安华街10号
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