National, IB, curriculum.
2000 students, 3-19 yrs
No 10 An Hua Street, Shunyi District, Beijing 101300, China
Tel: (+86) 10 8149 2345
Fax: (+86) 10 8046 2002
International School of Beijing (ISB) is
an English-language day school offering international curriculum,
pre-kindergarten(3/4 years) to grade 12, for expatriate children
in Beijing, China. ISB has its roots as a diplomatic school founded
by the embassies of the United States, Canada, Britain, Australia,
and New Zealand. In 2002 the school ceased to be a diplomatic entity
and became an independent school for foreign children under the
auspices of the Beijing Municipal Government. A Board of Directors
elected from the school's parent association oversees the school.
The International School of Beijing (ISB)'s new multi-million dollar
facility is located in Shunyi District, near residential complexes
in the northeast of Beijing. In addition to basic core subjects,
students are given instruction in art, music, drama, computer, library,
and physical education, Chinese, Spanish and French. The International
Baccalaureate (IB) diploma is offered to student in grades 11 and
12 along with several Advanced Placement (AP) courses. All students
study about China within the regular subject areas and through special
cultural activities and field trip experiences. Program support
for ESOL is provided and integrated into the curriculum. Resource
support is also available for those students with mild learning
The International School of Beijing (ISB) offers a full and varied
after-school activity program throughout the year in four different
sessions. The school year begins in August and ends in June. The
school day is from 08:20-15:20. The facility includes state-of-the-art
technology facilities, four gymnasiums, a 25-meter indoor swimming
pool, 600-seat theatre, and stadium with track and field, two softball
fields, two soccer fields, six tennis courts, 142 classrooms, and
laboratories, and a full service kitchen with two dining rooms.
The 50,000 square meter building is located on landscaped 132,000
square meter parcel of land (33 acres) 30 kilometers from city center.
Interested parents are advised to submit applications as early as
possible, as enrolment is sometimes limited at certain grade levels.