Shanghai SMIC Private School - International

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:

  • 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
  • An authorized SAT and AP Testing Center by the US College Board
  • An authorized ACT Testing Center by the US ACT, Inc.
  • American-based curricular standards
  • A partnership to provide SAT development classes
  • 14-18 AP course offerings annually
  • A participating member of China International School Sports Association (CISSA) and Shanghai International School Athletic Council (SISAC) teams
  • 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
  • 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

SMIC Private School
International
WASC Accredited

K-12 Administration

Dr. Kelley Ridings
International K-12 Principal

Dr. Emmanuel T. Vincent
Director of K-12
PD/Curriculum

Kristie Da-Ngoc Nguyen
Associate Director of K-12
PD/Curriculum

Laura Liu
Assistant to the
K-12 Principal

Secondary Administration

Patrick CarrollPatrick Carroll
Vice Principal for Secondary
Bethany Bates
Bethany Bates
MHS SA Director


Connie ZhaoLynn Liu
MHS AA Senior Assistant
Kitty Chen


Kitty Chen
MHS AA Assistant

For general information or questions, please email MHSAcademicAffairs@smicschool.com or MHSStudentAffairs@smicschool.com


Upcoming Events

  • September 2018 Friday - September 28, 2018
    • Foreign Language Field Trip (MHS)
    Saturday - September 29, 2018
    • Career Day (MHS)
    • School Day Monday Schedule. 上课日(周一)
    Sunday - September 30, 2018
    • School Day Friday Schedule. 上课日(周五)
  • October 2018 Monday - October 1, 2018
    • National Day Holiday 国庆节放假
    Tuesday - October 2, 2018
    • National Day Holiday 国庆节放假
    Wednesday - October 3, 2018
    • National Day Holiday 国庆节放假
    Thursday - October 4, 2018
    • National Day Holiday 国庆节放假
    Friday - October 5, 2018
    • National Day Holiday 国庆节放假
    Saturday - October 6, 2018
    • National Day Holiday 国庆节放假
    • SAT (MHS)
    Sunday - October 7, 2018
    • National Day Holiday 国庆节放假
    Tuesday - October 9, 2018
    • HS SISAC Cross Country Championships
    Wednesday - October 10, 2018
    • PSAT Grade 10 & 11 for SMIC-I & GAP
    • Q1 Progress Reports Available
    Friday - October 12, 2018
    • Sports Day (1/2 Day). 校运会(学生半天,教师1天)
    Saturday - October 13, 2018
    • HS SISAC D1 & D2 Volleyball Tournaments, Tennis Tournaments
    Wednesday - October 24, 2018
    • Counseling Office College Night for Parents (MHS)
    Saturday - October 27, 2018
    • SMIC-I MUN | ACT
    Monday - October 29, 2018
    • Fire Drill (MHS)
    Tuesday - October 30, 2018
    • Fire Drill (MHS)
    Wednesday - October 31, 2018
    • Fire Drill (MHS)
  • November 2018 Thursday - November 1, 2018
    • Fire Drill (MHS)
    Friday - November 2, 2018
    • Fire Drill (MHS)
    • HS Dead Week Begins at 4.30 pm
    Saturday - November 3, 2018
    • SAT
    Tuesday - November 6, 2018
    • Q1 Exams (HS, GAP)
    Wednesday - November 7, 2018
    • Q1 Exams (HS, GAP)
    Thursday - November 8, 2018
    • Q1 Exams (HS, GAP)
    Friday - November 9, 2018
    • Q1 Exams (HS, GAP)
    Tuesday - November 13, 2018
    • Report Card Grades & Comments Due 8 am (MHS,LLC)
    Saturday - November 17, 2018
    • Art for Charity Program (ACP) Performance
    • HS SISAC Table Tennis Tournament
    • MS CISSA Soccer Tournament
    • Parents' Saturday (Students half-day, Friday Schedule)
    Tuesday - November 20, 2018
    • Q1 Report Card Distribution
    Wednesday - November 21, 2018
    • Giving Tree
    Friday - November 23, 2018
    • Thanksgiving Holiday (SMIC-I)
  • December 2018 Saturday - December 1, 2018
    • MS CISSA Table Tennis Tournament
    • SAT
    Friday - December 7, 2018
    • Q2 Progress Reports Available
    Saturday - December 8, 2018
    • ACT
    • PTC 13:00 to 16:00
    Friday - December 21, 2018
    • Winter Holiday Concert
    Tuesday - December 25, 2018
    • Christmas Holiday (SMIC-I)
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