Physical address: Pudong Campus: 1600 Lingbai Road, Pudong District, Shanghai, 201201
Puxi Campus: 258 Jinfeng Road, Minhang District, Shanghai, 201107

Telephone: Pudong Campus: +86 21 6221 1445
Puxi Campus: +86 21 6221 1445

Gender: Co-educational

Teaching language: English

Curriculum: American and International Baccalaureate

Ages: 3 to 18


With a history going back to 1912, Shanghai American School is a prominent provider of quality education in the city. There are two sprawling campuses: the Pudong campus (23 acres) and the Puxi campus (29 acres). Across both, there are 2,800 students representing 45 nationalities.

The school's Early Childhood programme is inspired by the Reggio Emilia framework, and older students study the American curriculum (including Advanced Placement courses) or the International Baccalaureate. There is also an English as a Second Language (ESL) programme for elementary, middle school and high school students.

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