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Secondary (Grades 6-8)

We strive to educate and nurture students to become global citizens of honor and self-discipline who are committed to independent thinking and service to others. We achieve this vision by implementing the following:

Middle School Program

  • Emphasis on students’ moral values and character development
  • A school structure that integrates Chinese and Western educational philosophies
  • More than 70 full-time qualified and committed overseas teachers and administrators
  • A fully levelized program in Chinese language instruction for both native speakers and second language learners
  • American-based curricular standards
  • A partnership to provide SAT development classes
  • A participating member of China International School Sports Association (CISSA) and Shanghai International School Athletic Council (SISAC) teams
  • After-school homework support for academically challenged students
  • Cross-age mentorship program to better enhance and develop students' social and leadership skills
  • Vibrant extracurricular activities like International Day, Sports Day, field trips, Model United Nations (MUN), prom, dances, art exhibitions, student plays, and music concerts
  • Steadfast support from one of China’s best semiconductor foundries

College Application Preparation & Acceptances

  • An authorized SAT and AP Testing Center by the US College Board
  • An authorized ACT Testing Center by the US ACT, Inc.
  • Approximately 14-18 AP course offerings annually
  • 100% acceptance of SMIC graduates into top-tiered colleges and universities world-wide
  • 100 community service hours required for high school graduation
  • A full-service counseling department for guidance and personal counseling
  • Individualized and specialized college counseling services for juniors and seniors

 

Middle School Administration

Kelley Ridings PhD

Kelley Ridings PhD

SMIC International Superintendent
Darshana Hegde PhD

Darshana Hegde PhD

Senior Director of Secondary
Dewayne Jones

Dewayne Jones

Middle School Director
Michael Agliata

Michael Agliata

Student Affairs Director
Carol Qin

Carol Qin

MHS Senior AA Assistant
Maxine Zhou

Maxine Zhou

Academic Affairs Assistant

Calendar

School Day (Tuesday Schedule)
Foreign Language Field Trip
PSAT G9 (tentative)
National Day Holiday
SAT (tentative)
National Day Holiday
National Day Holiday
National Day Holiday
National Day Holiday
School Day (Wednesday Schedule if it rains)