Shanghai SMIC Private School - International

Elementary (Grades K2-5)

We have a caring and dedicated faculty committed to helping students be global citizens, persons of character, motivated learners, and healthy individual.

Our academic program is American system based with a strong emphasis on Chinese language and cultural values. We strive to nurture children to become lifelong learners and persons of character.

This is done through:

  • Emphasizing moral values and character development
  • Integrating Western and Chinese educational philosophies
  • Incorporating Chinese as a second language
  • Curriculum is standards-based
  • More than 30 after school activities
  • Visual and Performing Arts programs
  • Systematic computer/technology program
  • Exciting extracurricular activities such as Vocabulary Day, Sports Day, International Day, Field Trips, Art Exhibitions and Music Concerts
  • Steadfast support from one of China’s best semiconductor foundries




SMIC Private School -
International
WASC Accredited


K-12 Administration

Kelley Ridings Dr. Kelley Ridings
International K-12 Principal


Monica Utley
K-12 Curriculum/Professional
Development Coordinator


Laura Liu Laura Liu
Assistant to the
K-12 Principal

Elementary Administration

Laurie Whiston

Laurie Whiston
Vice Principal for Elementary
Trey Fuller Trey Fuller
ES SA Director
Ivy Lee

Ivy Lee
ES AA Assistant

For general information or questions, please email ESAcademicAffairs@smicschool.com or ESStudentAffairs@smicschool.com

Upcoming Events

  • January 2018 Wednesday - January 17, 2018
    • Student half days
    Thursday - January 18, 2018
    • Student half days
    Friday - January 19, 2018
    • Last Day of Semester 1
    Monday - January 22, 2018
    • Professional Development Days
    Tuesday - January 23, 2018
    • Professional Development Days
    Thursday - January 25, 2018
    • Report Card distribution
    Friday - January 26, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Saturday - January 27, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Sunday - January 28, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Monday - January 29, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Tuesday - January 30, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Wednesday - January 31, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
  • February 2018 Thursday - February 1, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Friday - February 2, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Saturday - February 3, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Sunday - February 4, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Monday - February 5, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Tuesday - February 6, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Wednesday - February 7, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Thursday - February 8, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Friday - February 9, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Saturday - February 10, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Sunday - February 11, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Monday - February 12, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Tuesday - February 13, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Wednesday - February 14, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Thursday - February 15, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Friday - February 16, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Saturday - February 17, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Sunday - February 18, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Monday - February 19, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Tuesday - February 20, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Wednesday - February 21, 2018
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Thursday - February 22, 2018
    • Non-Academic/Admin Staff report at 8:30 am
    • Teachers Report at 1 pm (no students)
    • Winter Break/Spring Festival
    Friday - February 23, 2018
    • First Day of Semester 2
    Monday - February 26, 2018
    • 100th day of school
    • Million Tree Project
    Tuesday - February 27, 2018
    • Million Tree Project
    Wednesday - February 28, 2018
    • Million Tree Project
  • March 2018 Thursday - March 1, 2018
    • Million Tree Project
    Friday - March 2, 2018
    • Million Tree Project
    Monday - March 12, 2018
    • Spirit Week (3/14 Pi day, 3/16 Career day)
    Tuesday - March 13, 2018
    • Spirit Week (3/14 Pi day, 3/16 Career day)
    Wednesday - March 14, 2018
    • Spirit Week (3/14 Pi day, 3/16 Career day)
    Thursday - March 15, 2018
    • Spirit Week (3/14 Pi day, 3/16 Career day)
    Friday - March 16, 2018
    • Spirit Week (3/14 Pi day, 3/16 Career day)
    Tuesday - March 20, 2018
    • Progress Reports emailed
    Thursday - March 29, 2018
    • Spring Field Trip
    Friday - March 30, 2018
    • G6 Math Pre-Assessment
  • April 2018 Thursday - April 5, 2018
    • Tomb Sweeping Holiday
    Friday - April 6, 2018
    • Tomb Sweeping Holiday
    Saturday - April 7, 2018
    • Tomb Sweeping Holiday
    Sunday - April 8, 2018
    • School Day (Friday schedule)
    Friday - April 13, 2018
    • Spring Concert
    Tuesday - April 17, 2018
    • Student half days
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