To inspire in all students: a lifelong passion for learning, a commitment to act with integrity and compassion, and the courage to live their dreams.

School Information

To inspire in all students: a lifelong passion for learning, a commitment to act with integrity and compassion, and the courage to live their dreams.

Shanghai American School (SAS) is the largest and oldest international school in China with more than 2,900 students from 40 countries. SAS takes pride in being the top-tier benchmark Shanghai school, with 98% of graduates moving on to colleges and universities of their choice around the world. Shanghai American School encourages students to pursue a wide range of interests beyond the classroom and, in partnership with parents, SAS fosters the development of each student's potential by seeking a balance of academic, physical, social, emotional and ethical pursuits. Shanghai American School represents an international community of teachers, students, parents, counselors, psychologists, librarians, and more, and they believe that by offering students a challenging American core curriculum with international perspective, they will inspire a passion for learning and a lifelong commitment to intellectual vitality and global thinking. At SAS, they are family-oriented, with parent partnership being a cornerstone of their institution and they work to nurture that partnership through numerous school performances and events, an array of parent education sessions, clear communication, and more. Shanghai American School is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), and a member of a number of educational and professional organizations, including: AP, IB, CASE, ISM and PTC.
Date Founded
1912
Neighborhood
Pudong
Grade levels
Pre-K/Kindergarten (ages 1-5), Primary Years (ages 5-11), Secondary Years (ages 11-18)
School Type
International Schools
Curriculum
American, AP, AP Capstone, IB
Languages taught
English, French, Mandarin, Spanish
School Strengths
Extensive course offerings; performing arts;co-curricular sports, clubs, and activities; state-of-the-art facilities
Annual Tuition
157000 - 237000 rmb
Location
Shanghai American School (SAS)
凌白路1600号
1600 Lingbai Lu
Telephone : 6221 1445
Shanghai American School - Puxi
金凤路258号,闵行区
258 Jinfeng Road Huacao Town, Minhang District
Telephone : +86 21 6221-1445