History and Profile

Beijing SMIC Private School is located in southeast Beijing, in the Yizhuang BDA, Beijing's largest hi-tech economic development zone. Founded in 2005 to serve families employed by Semiconductor Manufacturing International Company (SMIC), it now enrolls many students from outside the company as well. The school employs over 300 teachers (including 50 expatriate staff) that serve over 2000 students from Pre-K to Grade 9 in both English and Chinese tracks. SMIC English Track is a highly academic international school-style division based on US curriculum and standard. Whether our students pursue academics, sports, or other extra-curricular activities, the staff and active school community encourage their efforts to aim for excellence, while retaining a sense of honor, community, and joy.

Founding date: 2005

Age range: 3-16

Grades offered: K-9

School type: Private School

Total area (in square meters): 28,000

Curriculum description: American Curriculum

Number of English Track students: 280

Is the school accredited by the Ministry

of Education? Yes

Foreign passport holders accepted? Yes

Local Chinese students accepted? Yes

Tuition fees: 80,000-90,000 RMB/yr

Annual Book and Activity fees: 1,200-3,900 RMB/yr

Lunch offered: Various buffet lines, 14, 16, and 20 RMB per meal. All lines offer Chinese dishes, soup, and fresh fruit. More expensive lines include weekly pizza, pasta, and other Western menu items.

Nationality of students: 58 percent PR China, 11 percent USA, 9 percent South Korea, 7 percent Taiwan, 5 percent Canada, 3 percent Hong Kong

Primary teaching language: English, Chinese

Average class size: 25

Average teacher/student ratio: 6:1

School hours: 7:45am-4:00pm

After-school activities: More than 70 elective classes available, including ISAC league competitive sports, Band, Choir, etc.

School facilities: Dedicated Art, Science, Indoor and Outdoor Physical Education facilities. Some classrooms equipped with Smart boards and/or ready for class set of iPad / Apple TV / Projector use. All have projectors and audio capabilities.

School nurse or doctor available? Yes

High school Tel: 67853030 Ext. 7777
Elementary & Middle School Tel: 67853030 Ext. 2108/3155
Email: etoffice@bjsmicschool.com Address: No. 9 Liang Shui He 2nd Street, Beijing Economic-Technological Development Area, Beijing 100176