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Shanghai American School

258 Jin Feng Lu, Zhudi Town, Minhang District, Shanghai, 201107, China
Tel: (+86) 21 6221 1445
Fax: (+86) 21 6221 1269

School Summary
National, IB, US curricula.
1725 students, 3-18 yrs.

Shanghai American School is a private, non-profit co-educational international school established originally in 1912 and then re-established in 1980. The Shanghai American School operates under the umbrella of the American Consulate in Shanghai. It is owned by the SAS Parent Association and is governed by a Board of Directors elected from that group. The goal of the Shanghai American School is to serve qualified students from the expatriate population of Shanghai.

The language of instruction is English. The core curriculum is supplemented by offerings in physical education, music, dance, drama, English as a Second Language, computers, library, Chinese, French and Spanish. Field trips throughout the greater Shanghai area are supported and encouraged. Secondary students participate in Math Counts, Model United Nations and a variety of other activities. There is also an after-school activity program that includes athletics, crafts, arts and academic pursuits.

Shanghai American School operates on two newly-completed, purpose-built campuses. Facilities include libraries, science labs, cafeterias and gymnasium as well as regular classrooms.

Shanghai American School year begins in the last week of August and ends in mid-June. Local Chinese holidays as well as a winter and spring break fall within the academic year.


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Last modified February 22, 2007