We offer an education characterized by a multicultural, bilingual learning environment; an emphasis on academic excellence; and we equip students with the tools necessary for success.

School Information

We offer an education characterized by a multicultural, bilingual learning environment; an emphasis on academic excellence; and we equip students with the tools necessary for success.

YCIS Shanghai was the first independent international school in the city officially recognized by, and registered with, the Chinese government. It is also the only school in all of Asia to have received the Cambridge Award for Excellence in Education.Renowned for its unique multicultural and bilingual approach to education, the school has a special focus on students learning both English and Chinese at a high level. YCIS has five campuses in prime locations in both Puxi and Pudong, with their new, award-winning Ronghua Campus having opened in 2018 for children ages 2-6. YCIS students consistently earn Top in World, Top in China, and High Achievement awards on their IGCSE examinations, achieve outstanding IB results, and go on to matriculate at top universities around the world. The international education at YCIS develops caring, well-rounded, global citizens.
Date Founded
Founded in Hong Kong 1932, established in Shanghai 1993
Grade levels
Kindergarten (K2) to Year 13
Curriculum
Internationalized English National Curriculum, IGCSE, IBDP
Languages taught
English, Mandarin, Spanish (in Secondary school)
Annual Tuition
¥142,600 - ¥308,200 (2018/2019)
Contact Information
Campus name :Ronghua Campus
Campus address:59 Ronghua Xi Dao, Puxi
Campus email:enquiry@sh.ycef.com
Campus contact:+86 21 2226 7666
Campus name :Hongqiao Campus
Campus address:11 Shuicheng Road, Puxi
Campus email:enquiry@sh.ycef.com
Campus contact:+86 21 2226 7666
Campus name :Gubei Campus
Campus address:18 Ronghua Xi Dao, Puxi
Campus email:enquiry@sh.ycef.com
Campus contact:+86 21 2226 7666
Campus name :Regency Park Campus
Campus address:1817 Huamu Road, Pudong
Campus email:enquiry@sh.ycef.com
Campus contact:+86 21 2226 7666
Campus name :Century Park Campus
Campus address:1433 Dongxiu Road, Pudong
Campus email:enquiry@sh.ycef.com
Campus contact:+86 21 2226 7666