Welcome to SMIC
"It is my great pleasure to welcome you to our school, The SMIC Private School, Shanghai. We are a K to12 school, founded in 2001 by Semiconductor Manufacturing International (Shanghai) Corporation (SMIC), the top leading semiconductor high-tech company in China located in Zhangjiang Innopark.
Our school currently has more than 2900 students coming from 25 different countries and almost 400 staff members, with half of them from offshore. SMIC offers pre-Kindergarten to Senior High School education and comprises two academic tracks: the SMIC-I an American-based curriculum fully accredited by of Schools and Colleges (WASC) from K to 12. The Chinese Track follows the local curriculum guided by
The pursuit of excellence in holistic development is the goal of SMIC School. It is our belief that students should be with proper values, and schools share in this responsibility. Our faculty therefore not only commits to nurture students' affection for lifelong learning, but also helps them build character, integrity, compassion and understanding. We want our students to grow in a happy environment and become valuable global citizens. The genuine care for each other makes SMIC a big family, and this is our tradition. In addition, we also feel the education we provide should create the foundation to make a significant and positive impact on our community and society.
We are student-centered and appreciate the uniqueness each student. We believe everyone is endowed with potentials for eventual use. Therefore, there are numerous extracurricular activities and programs held to discover and develop the special talents of our students. SMIC also offers excellent academic programs triggering students’ creativity and innovation. SMIC-I
We warmly welcome you to spend some time visiting our beautiful campus in Shanghai. We look forward to sharing more information with you and your family."
Dr. Jack Chou, Chancellor and Executive Director of the SMIC School Board