We offer an education characterised by a multicultural and bilingual learning environment, with an emphasis on academic excellence, equipping students with the tools necessary for their future success.

School Information

We offer an education characterised by a multicultural and bilingual learning environment, with an emphasis on academic excellence, equipping students with the tools necessary for their future success.

YCIS Shanghai was the first independent international school in Shanghai officially recognised 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, YCIS has a special focus on students learning both English and Mandarin at a high level. YCIS has five campuses in prime locations in both Puxi and Pudong, with their new, award-winning Early Childhood Education (Ronghua) Campus having opened in 2018 for children ages 2-5. 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 the world’s top universities. YCIS’s international education 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
Internationalised English National Curriculum, IGCSE, IBDP
Languages taught
English, Mandarin, Spanish (in Secondary school)
Annual Tuition
¥157,300 - ¥338,400 (2022/2023)
School Strengths
Chinese Language & Culture, Placement at top global universities, Academics, Music, Art, Co-Curricular Activities, Sports
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
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Campus name :Hongqiao Campus
Campus address:11 Shuicheng Road, Puxi
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Campus name :Gubei Campus
Campus address:18 Ronghua Xi Dao, Puxi
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Campus contact:+86 21 2226 7666
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Campus name :Regency Park Campus
Campus address:1817 Huamu Road, Pudong
Campus email:enquiry@sh.ycef.com
Campus contact:+86 21 2226 7666
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Campus name :Century Park Campus
Campus address:1433 Dongxiu Road, Pudong
Campus email:enquiry@sh.ycef.com
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