Welcome to Shanghai Community International School (SCIS),a distinguished institution housing over 1800 internationally-minded students. Within our rigorous and nurturing multicultural milieu, these learners undergo comprehensive development and education.
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).
27 YEARS OF TRADITION
With nearly 27 years of rich tradition, Shanghai Community International School (SCIS) offers a distinguished international educational experience deeply rooted in cultural diversity and academic rigor. Our esteemed SCIS community stands as a testament to our commitment to inclusivity, comprising exceptional educators, students, and parents hailing from over sixty nationalities, fluent in thirty-five languages, and representing six continents. This remarkable tapestry of cultures and backgrounds underpins our personalized and holistic approach to education, ensuring each student's unique journey toward success.
From Nursery through Grade 12, SCIS students are afforded the opportunity to explore their passions within a compassionate, nurturing, and differentiated learning environment. Our community at SCIS cherishes the value of diversity, recognizing it as a source of individual enrichment and a catalyst for fostering enduring connections that extend across our wider community. Together, students and educators at SCIS embark on a shared journey of appreciation for these differences, uniting us as a harmonious and inclusive educational community.