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    About YCIS

    YCIS Shanghai marks our first footprint in mainland China. For nearly 30 years, it has expanded with 6 campuses across Puxi and Pudong, offering unique education pathway and competitive international curriculum for expat children aged 2 - 18.

    At Yew Chung International School of Shanghai (YCIS Shanghai), we are renowned for offering one of the most progressive programmes of international education in China.

    • The school's unique multicultural and bilingual approach to education, with a focus on both English and Chinese language learning, is recognised worldwide and helps distinguish our students in a globally competitive environment.


      Our six campuses, which are located in prime areas in both Puxi and Pudong, collectively cater for Kindergarten, Primary, and Secondary students, ages 2 to 18. As a school for the children of international families, our students come from over 50 countries and regions and are educated by world-class teachers from more than 20 countries. Our international curriculum helps to develop individuals with multicultural perspectives.


    History of YCIS Shanghai

    For nearly 30 years, YCIS Shanghai has grown rapidly and now has a student body of more than 2,500 students.


    YCIS Shanghai is a fully-accredited school, recognised by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and the Council of International Schools (CIS).



    In addition, the Secondary School is authorised as an accredited Cambridge Assessment Examinations Centre for the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), and is an International Baccalaureate World School, offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). We are proud to offer these world-class programmes as part of our international curriculum.



    Notably, YCIS is the only school in China to have received the Cambridge Award for Excellence in Education.