YK Pao School
|Year of Foundation||2007|
|Enrollment Phase / Grades||Grades 1-12 (Largest enrollment years: 1, 6, 9, 10)|
|Boarding||Day School|Boarding School|
|Number of students||1411|
|Teacher Student Ratio||1:8|
|Accreditations||Council of International Schools (CIE), Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), International Baccalaureate (IB), Cambridge International Examinations (CIE)|
|Yearly Tuition Fee (Min)||RMB 156'000|
|Yearly Tuition Fee (Max)||RMB 210'000|
YK Pao School is a pioneering international Chinese school. The school is a non-profit private institution founded in 2007, in memory of shipping magnate Sir Yue-Kong Pao, the renowned Chinese businessman, statesman and philanthropist. With over 1400 students from China and overseas, the school offers a unique Year 1-12 educational programme that integrates elements of Shanghai and international curricula, culminating in Years 9-12 with the IGCSE and IB Diploma programmes, both of which are complemented by core components of the Shanghai curriculum. Pao School’s innovative Chinese-English immersion bilingual programme nurtures the whole person – the entire emotional, social, physical, and intellectual being – and prepares students to become engaged and responsible global citizens of the 21st century.Pao School is divided into Primary, Middle and High School. Primary School (Years 1-5) is a day school located in Shanghai’s city centre, while the Middle School (Years 6-8) is located on the new Hongqiao campus, and the High School (Years 9-12) is in Shanghai’s Songjiang District offering UK/US style boarding education as well as catering to day students.
CurriculumYK Pao School’s Primary, Middle and High School offer a unique rigorous curriculum, combining the world renowned Shanghai curriculum complemented by selected learning standards from around the world, while the High School offers IGCSE and IB Diploma Programmes, complemented by core components of Shanghai curriculum.
Languages of instructionMandarin Chinese and English
Foreign languagesIB: ab Initio French, ab Initio German
ExaminationsIGCSE exams (Grade 10) and IB exams (Grade 12)
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