The Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) is a leading international school with a 15-year history of educating young people from across the globe in a caring and inspirational environment. WISS is the only international school in China offering all four IB Programmes in which they broaden the minds of children through innovative, high-quality, inquiry-based learning and teaching, with individualized student pathways that empower students. WISS accommodates a diverse student community of over 40 nationalities and offers a vibrant learning community that explore challenging aspects of the world. Conveniently located in New Hongqiao, WISS is nestled amongst green residential spaces, with easy access to all major commercial and tourist areas.

School Information

The Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) is a leading international school with a 15-year history of educating young people from across the globe in a caring and inspirational environment. WISS is the only international school in China offering all four IB Programmes in which they broaden the minds of children through innovative, high-quality, inquiry-based learning and teaching, with individualized student pathways that empower students. WISS accommodates a diverse student community of over 40 nationalities and offers a vibrant learning community that explore challenging aspects of the world. Conveniently located in New Hongqiao, WISS is nestled amongst green residential spaces, with easy access to all major commercial and tourist areas.

The Western International School of Shanghai is the only full continuum IB World School in China’s mainland offering the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (IBCP). Educating young people from across the globe in a caring and inspirational environment since 2006; WISS strives to send compassionate, brave, ethically-minded global citizens into the world. As an IB school, WISS is uniquely placed to promote new perspectives and broaden the minds of the children in our care; deepening their sense of understanding and wonder.
Date Founded
2006
Grade levels
Pre-nursery to Grade 12
Curriculum
International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme including PYP, MYP, DP, CP, IB Curriculum, Caring and diverse community
Languages taught
English, Mandarin, German, Korean, Spanish
Annual Tuition
¥170,500 – 275,600/year (Early Bird: ¥161,975 - 261,820/year)
School Strengths
Student-teacher ratio: 5:1, ISTA Performing Arts Academy Shanghai hosted at WISS and Stoke City FC Academy at WISS
Contact Information
Campus name :Western International School of Shanghai (WISS)
Campus address:555 Lianmin Road, Xujing Town, Qingpu District
Campus email:admissions@wiss.cn
Campus contact:+86 (21) 6976 6388