Xiamen International School
(XIS) is a private
, international school for foreigners living in Xiamen
. Only children holding foreign passports may enroll. The school was established in August 1997 and is located in the southern coast of China in Fujian
Province, and is considered the most prestigious bilingual school there. XIS was the first international school to be established in Fujian Province by the Ministry of Education.
It is typical to hear a multitude of languages at XIS, including Arabic
, etc. XIS has an annual International Day, where everyone has a chance to express their own culture by bringing in their culture's food.
This school offers PreK–12th grade, with an American-based curriculum and has over 250 students from over 25 countries. XIS is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges
XIS also takes part in sports tournaments, Association of China and Mongolia International Schools
(ACAMIS). Students are able to travel to other international schools to compete for championships and meet other international students.
Tuition fees range from $17000-$18000 USD per year. Additional fees include buses- $400 USD per year, activity fee- $250 USD per year, and registration fee (for new students only)- $200 USD.
Elementary School Students
XIS elementary students learn English
and Social Studies. They also visit specialist classrooms... Read More