General Information

I. Enrollment Policy

SHSID enrolls qualified international students, including overseas students and students from Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao.

II. Grades

Puxi campus: Grades 1-5 (primary school); 6-8 (middle school); 9-12 (high school)

Pudong campus: 1-5 (primary school)

III. Academic Calendar

The school year is divided into two semesters. The 1st semester starts on September 1st and ends in February. The 2nd semester is from February to August. The summer vacation spans July and August, and winter vacation is three weeks around the Spring Festival. Other holidays: one day for Spring Holiday, one day for Autumn Holiday, three days for Christmas, and one day for New Year’s Day. The break for other national holidays are subject to notification from the Shanghai Municipal Government.

IV. School Hours

School hours: 8:15-15:50. Lunch Break: 12:10-13:10. Shuttle buses send students back home at 16:08.

Pudong campus: Shuttle buses leave at 15:45.

V. School Bus

SHSID offers shuttle bus service within a distance of 13 kilometers from school.

School Bus Stop List:

VI. Cafeteria

SHSID has two student cafeterias run by Sodexo. Meals are provided for the students at a fixed daily rate. Students may bring their own lunch. Microwaves and refrigerators are available.

SHSID welcomes students who have special talents in art (painting, singing, dancing, drama, instrumental music, etc.) or athletics (basketball, football, swimming, tennis, etc.). Please submit a self-introduction if you specialize in the areas mentioned above. Once the submitted documents and interviews of all applicants have been assessed, the school will prioritize and contact the outstanding applicants to offer admission.