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Shanghai High School

December 19, 2019 by freemexy  

Established in 1865, Shanghai High School has an overall size of 340MU (223,617 square meters) and is historically one of the most well-known schools in China and around the world.high school Shanghai

Shanghai High School International Division (SHSID) was founded on June 1, 1993. SHSID has two campuses and has enrolled about 3000 students from over 60 different countries.In 1995, SHSID became an IB World School. SHSID has been authorized by the College Board to administer AP, SAT and PSAT exams and is also an authorized TOEFL, ACT and A-level exam center.

Highly Selective Curriculum

SHSID offers its students two different curricula: the US-based program and the IB Diploma Programme. In grades 11 and 12, the IB Diploma Programme is available and the Advanced Placement courses are offered to students from Grade 10 to Grade 12 as college preparation programs. There are 29 IB courses and 20. AP courses for students to choose from.

Approximately 600 compulsory and optional courses are offered for students in grades 1 through 12. A total of 5 different levels, including Standard, Standard Plus, and Honors, are available to meet the varying academic requirements of individual students.

SHSID's high school curriculum encourages a distinct focus on math, physics, chemistry, biology, and environmental science education. A strong foundation in science supports students' future advancement into higher education. In the humanities and arts, many students have been admitted to top liberal arts colleges, as well as various prominent arts and music academies. The curriculum at SHSID aims to fully develop and cultivate the personalities and talents of all students.

Digital Learning Environment

SHSID strives to create and maintain a modern and digitalized learning environment for students. The campus network, the school information system, the Desktop Cloud, digital libraries, and media centers provide students with opportunities to pursue learning and self-management online.

SHSID offers 30 world-class laboratories, including the Foundation Laboratory of Laser and Fiber Optics, the Modern Analytical Chemistry Laboratory, the Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, the Financial Investments Research Laboratory, and the Information Security Laboratory. At SHSID, these facilities offer students an excellent environment to pursue independent inquiry and research, while also encouraging them to identify and pursue their individual interests and aspirations for continued development.

SHSID also actively explores methods of applying digital tools toward education. New technology, such as the Cloud, Internet of Things, and modern tablets are introduced to stimulate individualized learning in a fully digitalized environment.

Green Campus and Excellent Facilities

Located in the south-west of Shanghai, SHSID has the largest school campus in the city. We devote over 50% of our site to green space containing seasonal flowers and over 10,000 trees. This beautiful location provides students with a pleasant environment that nurtures creativity.

SHSID owns a 400-meter standard rubberized running track, a FIFA-size soccer field, seven indoor and outdoor tennis courts, an Olympic-sized indoor swimming pool, an outdoor swimming pool, a multi-purpose gymnasium, an indoor table-tennis and badminton center, as well as several other facilities. With these numerous and varying amenities, students are able to enhance their physical development and sporting abilities in an easy and accessible manner.

SHSID also provides students with excellent art, music, and media facilities. The Digital Media Center, the Arts Center, and the Music and Performance Center are equipped with advanced devices and a wide array of musical instruments for students to improve their talents, skills, and artistic potential.