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



Not Pictured




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

  • September 2017 Monday - September 25, 2017
    • Reading Spirit Week
    Tuesday - September 26, 2017
    • Reading Spirit Week
    Wednesday - September 27, 2017
    • Reading Spirit Week
    Thursday - September 28, 2017
    • Reading Spirit Week
    Friday - September 29, 2017
    • Reading Spirit Week
    Saturday - September 30, 2017
    • Reading Spirit Week
    • School day (monday schedule)
  • October 2017 Sunday - October 1, 2017
    • National Day holiday
    Monday - October 2, 2017
    • National Day holiday
    Tuesday - October 3, 2017
    • National Day holiday
    Wednesday - October 4, 2017
    • National Day holiday
    Thursday - October 5, 2017
    • National Day holiday
    Friday - October 6, 2017
    • National Day holiday
    Saturday - October 7, 2017
    • National Day holiday
    Sunday - October 8, 2017
    • National Day holiday
    Tuesday - October 10, 2017
    • Q1 progress reports emailed
    Thursday - October 12, 2017
    • G5 Soccer Day
    • G5 Soccer Day
    Friday - October 13, 2017
    • Sports Day (students am | staff 1 day)
    Tuesday - October 31, 2017
    • Vocabulary Parade
  • November 2017 Tuesday - November 7, 2017
    • Student half days
    Wednesday - November 8, 2017
    • Student half days
    Thursday - November 9, 2017
    • Parent Teacher Conference (PTC) pm
    • Student half days
    Friday - November 10, 2017
    • Last Day of Q1
    • Parent Teacher Conference (PTC) pm
    • Student half days
    Friday - November 17, 2017
    • Report Card distribution
    Saturday - November 18, 2017
    • Parents' Saturday (students: am | PTC: pm)
    Thursday - November 23, 2017
    • Giving Tree distribution
    Friday - November 24, 2017
    • Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 2017 Saturday - December 2, 2017
    • Art for Charity Performance (ACP)
    Tuesday - December 12, 2017
    • Q2 Progress Reports emailed
    Friday - December 15, 2017
    • Christmas/Holiday Concert
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