Shanghai SMIC Private School - International

Secondary (Grades 9-12)

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

ACS WASC Fully Accredited

SMIC-I, K to 12

Secondary Administration

Dr. Kelley Ridings
International K-12 Principal

Bethany Bates
Bethany Bates
MHS SA Director

Lynn LiuLynn Liu
MHS AA Senior Assistant
Kitty Chen

Kitty Chen
MHS AA Assistant

For general information or questions,
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Upcoming Events

  • April 2019 Friday - April 19, 2019
    • Last Day of Q3
    • MAP Testing MS
    • Q3 Exams (HS)
    Monday - April 22, 2019
    • Earth Day
    Tuesday - April 23, 2019
    • CSC Charity event
    • World Book Day
    Thursday - April 25, 2019
    • 8:00AM Grades and Comments Due
    Friday - April 26, 2019
    • Evening Drama Performance
    Sunday - April 28, 2019
    • School day (Thursday schedule)
    Tuesday - April 30, 2019
    • Report Cards Distribution
  • May 2019 Wednesday - May 1, 2019
    • Labor day holiday (tentative, subject to government announcement)
    Thursday - May 2, 2019
    • Labor day holiday (tentative, subject to government announcement)
    Friday - May 3, 2019
    • Labor day holiday (tentative, subject to government announcement)
    Saturday - May 4, 2019
    • Labor day holiday (tentative, subject to government announcement)
    • SAT
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