International Education





International School of Beijing

International School of Beijing (ISB) is an English-language day school offering international curriculum, pre-kindergarten(3/4 years) to grade 12, for expatriate children in Beijing, China. ISB has its roots as a diplomatic school founded by the embassies of the United States, Canada, Britain, Australia, and New Zealand. In 2002 the school ceased to be a diplomatic entity and became an independent school for foreign children under the auspices of the Beijing Municipal Government. A Board of Directors elected from the school's parent association oversees the school.

The International School of Beijing (ISB)'s new multi-million dollar facility is located in Shunyi District, near residential complexes in the northeast of Beijing. In addition to basic core subjects, students are given instruction in art, music, drama, computer, library, and physical education, Chinese, Spanish and French. The International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma is offered to student in grades 11 and 12 along with several Advanced Placement (AP) courses. All students study about China within the regular subject areas and through special cultural activities and field trip experiences. Program support for ESOL is provided and integrated into the curriculum. Resource support is also available for those students with mild learning needs.

The International School of Beijing (ISB) offers a full and varied after-school activity program throughout the year in four different sessions. The school year begins in August and ends in June. The school day is from 08: 20-15: 20. The facility includes state-of-the-art technology facilities, four gymnasiums, a 25-meter indoor swimming pool, 600-seat theatre, and stadium with track and field, two softball fields, two soccer fields, six tennis courts, 142 classrooms, and laboratories, and a full service kitchen with two dining rooms. The 50,000 square meter building is located on landscaped 132,000 square meter parcel of land (33 acres) 30 kilometers from city center. Interested parents are advised to submit applications as early as possible, as enrolment is sometimes limited at certain grade levels.

School Summary:
National, IB, curriculum.
2000 students, 3-19 yrs

No 10 An Hua Street, Shunyi District, Beijing 101300, China
Tel: (+86) 10 8149 2345
Fax: (+86) 10 8046 2002

No. 10, An Hua Street,
Shunyi District, Beijing 101318
People's Republic of China
tel: +86 (10) 8149-2345
map + directions

http: //