Welcome to Shanghai Community International School (SCIS), home to more than 1800 expatriate students who learn and develop in a rigorous and caring multicultural environment.
Established in 1996 as one of Shanghai’s first international schools, we are fully authorized as an International Baccalaureate (IB) Continuum World School, a world-class academic program aimed at rigorous critical thinking and global citizenship. SCIS has three campuses spread across Shanghai, including locations in Puxi and Pudong, and offers a seamless international program for students aged 2-18, and comprised of the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), and Diploma Programme (DP).
SCIS is accredited through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and authorized as an IB Continuum World School. Additionally, SCIS is a member of the East Asia Regional Conference of Overseas Schools (EARCOS) and the Association of China and Mongolia International Schools (ACAMIS).
25 YEARS OF TRADITION
With nearly twenty-five years of rich tradition, SCIS offers a truly unique international experience. The SCIS community is unparalleled, consisting of a diverse mix of outstanding teachers, students, and parents representing over sixty nationalities and thirty-five languages, across six continents. We leverage this unique community to provide a personalized approach to holistic education, ensuring all students have the opportunity to be successful.
From nursery all the way through grade 12, students at Shanghai Community International School are provided with opportunities to explore their passions in a caring, nurturing, and differentiated environment. Students and teachers at SCIS join together in learning to appreciate the differences that both enrich us individually as well as create bonds within our community at large.