International Schools in Shenzhen

David Ho   |   January 17, 2020

International Schools Directory

Our list of schools and educational companies in Shenzhen that will help you find the best education.

We have created special categories for you to browse the best International School in Shenzhen.

Shekou International School (SIS)

Shekou International School (SIS) was one of the first international schools in Guangdong province to be accredited by the National Council of Curriculum and Textbooks, a Chinese accreditation endorsed by the Chinese government. The school is a member of the East Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools (EARCOS), the Association for the Advancement of International Education (AAIE), a founding member of The Association of China and Mongolia International School (ACAMIS) organization, and the Southern Delta Region Conference (SDRC).

Shen Wai International School

Shen Wai International School (SWIS) is located in the beautiful scenery of the Shenzhen Bay. SWIS covers a floor area of 24,000 m2 with a construction area of 42,000 m2 and is equipped with extensive first class facilities. It serves children of the expatriate community who work in Shenzhen and children who are permanent residents of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. The school altogether has 54 classrooms with a capacity of hosting 1,080 students in total. Its refined style of architecture, green and picturesque campus and modern facilities and equipment make the school an attractive place to learn.

Green Oasis School

Green Oasis is unique, it is a school that understands that the global community is shrinking and that it is important for our students to have a global perspective and experience internationalism while still celebrating the importance of the culture and language of China.

QSI International School of Shenzhen

Success for all! QSI International School of Shenzhen is a non-profit institution that has operated in Shenzhen for 15 years as one of the only true international schools in the area serving the expatriate population.  The city’s largest international school with the longest-standing IB authorization, QSI’s four campuses offer an American-accredited (Middle States Association) education in the English language for students ages 3 through 18.  QSI follows a mastery-learning curriculum that nurtures and challenges the whole student, preparing students to graduate with both an American diploma and an IB Diploma so that they can continue on to some of the best universities around the world.

International School of Nanshan Shenzhen

Founded in 2002 through the foresight and partnership among the Government of Canada, the Province of New Brunswick, and Dr. Francis Pang, the International School of Nanshan Shenzhen offers its students an internationally recognized Canadian curriculum taught in the IB framework. The goal is to foster a diverse student body through exceptional education, instilling in young people a love and joy of learning, an ability to think independently, and the confidence to take risks in pursuing their dreams and goals. 

Recognize International Academy

Recognize International Academy (RIA) is an independent school in Shekou, Shenzhen.  RIA offers a high quality academic and holistic education in a small-school environment.  Students are encouraged to reach their full potential through an individualised approach to learning. RIA has been an educational institution in Shekou since 2009. Please feel free to make an appointment for a visit, or just stop by!

Shenzhen American International School

Shenzhen American International School is a leader in creative education in South Asia.  SAIS is a project-based learning school with a dedicated maker space on the top floor of the school.  Students at SAIS learn the American-based Common Core Standards curriculum through hands-on projects, Montessori-inspired lessons, and other educational innovations.  The school services grades pre-K through 8.

Merchiston International School, Shenzhen

Merchiston International School (MIS) in Shenzhen is the first overseas campus of Merchiston Castle School, a top-ranked independent school located in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK with a glorious history of over 185 years.  MIS is also the first international school in Shenzhen providing an authentic British education and boarding system.

Whittle School & Studios

Whittle School & Studios intends to create the world’s first truly modern school serving students from age 3 to 18, with a global network of high-end private school campuses. Founded by Chris Whittle, an early leader of the charter school movement in the US, the school is forming local partnerships in over 30 major cities around the world.   

Shenzhen International Foundation College (SIFC), was founded in June, 2004. It was the first international school in Shenzhen engaged in international pre-university courses and the American high school curriculum. SIFC focuses on every student’s development and growth, making efforts to nurture modern citizens with independent thinking, passion, patriotism, and international vision. SIFC has helped students enter world-renowned universities and gain substantial achievements. In 2016, SIFC became the first A-share listed international school in China. 

HuiSheng Independent Preparatory Academy (HSIPA)

HuiSheng Independent Preparatory Academy (HS IPA) is the first K12 Chinese International School which aims to be the best K12 Chinese international school in the world. HS IPA offers an international education following the British curriculum along with Chinese language and culture. Many of our students have gone on to join many great universities around the world.

KIS International School in Shenzhen

KIS was formally licensed with the approval of Guangdong Province in December 2004, and opened in September 2005. Faculty members from various countries such as Korea, China, United States, England, and Australia are taking the lead in internationalization education. Teachers are recruited through strict Qualification Screening every year, improving their skills through teacher training every semester, and tested through teacher evaluation by parents and students, making up for what they lack.

IBOBI International Growth Center 

IBOBI is a brand for infant and early childhood educational training center founded by International Educators and experts. It integrates education and exchange programme,music, science and technology and art, as for international and local as one, fully respect and value children’s nature, stimulate curiosity, the talent of enlightenment, accompanies them to harvest happy growth and enrich the experience.

Bromsgrove School Mission Hills

At Bromsgrove School Mission Hills, we are committed to building a pre-eminent school. Our programme is unique, with a blend of best practice from both East and West, focusing on the wide benefits of bilingualism and remaining, always, focused on success for the child and open-minded to innovative approaches to achieving this success. 

Buena Vista Concordia International School

BCIS is a true All-American School in Shenzhen using a Western trained teaching team and offering personalized classroom instruction. Our curriculum is aligned with both the American Common Core and the National Science Foundation for STEM Literacy (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Students interested in studying abroad will have an advantage after attending BCIS because the top high schools in the US are STEM based schools.

EFIS Ecole Française Internationale de Shenzhen

This new French school has been set up by a French non-profit organization, represented by 3 French families living in Shenzhen for more than 10 years. Their goal is to give to francophone families and companies the option to enroll their children in an affordable French school with an exceptional educational vision. French teachers are accredited by the French Education Department.

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