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Western International School of Shanghai (WISS)

Western International School of Shanghai (WISS)

555 Lian Min Road, Xujing Town, Qing Pu District, Shanghai, 201702, China

+86 (21) 6976 6015/6013



Western International School of Shanghai (WISS)
School type Co-educational Day
Status Private
Head of School Mr. David Edwards
Language of Instruction English
Co-ed Age Range 2.5-18+ years
Number of pupils 750
Day fees per annum ¥170,500 - ¥275,600 per annum
Early Bird Rate ¥161,975 - ¥261,820 per annum
Authorised IB Programmes IBDP, IBMYP, IBPYP, IBCP
CP Coordinator Gary Halcrow
Diploma Coordinator Rajeshree Basu
MYP Coordinator Martin Mathieson
PYP Coordinator Vivian Hu
Associations IB, WASC, CIS

The Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) offers a global education, preparing students to thrive in an interconnected world. With over 17 years of excellence in international education, WISS is a leading educational institution in Shanghai, China.

At WISS, we pride ourselves on providing a comprehensive and balanced academic programme that nurtures the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development of our students. As a triple-accredited school, holding accreditations from the Council of International Schools (CIS), the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), and being an IB Continuum World School, we ensure that our students receive a world-class education.

Our commitment to excellence is reflected in our diverse and inclusive community. With students from over 50 nationalities, WISS celebrates multiculturalism, fostering an environment where different perspectives are valued, and intercultural understanding is promoted.

Located in New Hongqiao, our school offers a convenient and strategic location, providing easy access to major commercial and tourist areas. Nestled amidst green residential spaces, WISS provides a peaceful and vibrant learning environment.

As the first and only full continuum International Baccalaureate (IB) World School in Mainland China, WISS offers a range of IB programmes, including the Primary Years Programme (IBPYP), the Middle Years Programme (IBMYP), the Diploma Programme (IBDP), and the Career-related Programme (IBCP). This allows students to embark on personalized pathways that foster critical thinking, creativity, and a lifelong love for learning.

In addition to our strong academic curriculum, WISS offers outstanding athletics, music, arts, and performing arts programmes. Our students have ample opportunities to excel in their chosen fields and develop their talents in a supportive and nurturing environment.

Through our Distinguishing Programs, such as the Global Alliance For Innovative Learning (GAIL) and the International Schools Theatre Association (ISTA), WISS students are encouraged to become leaders, innovators, and compassionate global citizens. We strive to develop skills and qualities that will empower our students to make a positive impact on the world.

If you are seeking an exceptional international school experience for your child, choose the Western International School of Shanghai. Our dedicated faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and commitment to holistic education make WISS the ideal choice for families who value excellence, diversity, and global citizenship.

Visit our website or contact us today to learn more about the Western International School of Shanghai and discover why we are the preferred choice for families in search of a truly international education.