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HQIS Open Day

Spring brings hope, and it is probably the best time to make one-year plans. We welcome thirsty for knowledge students who want to come to our school and explore the campus where they will start a new learning journey, and we also welcome friends and parents who wish to see their children on the pathway to excellence in an exciting and truly international learning environment.

Admission open for HQIS 2021 Fall Semester! We prepared Open Day for the students, parents and friends who have been following us. With these activities, you will enjoy a full immersion in our school curriculum and facilities, and you will know more about our top-quality education system and programs.

▼ We recommend signing up as soon as possible to secure a seat.

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HQIS Open Day

Date & Time

Session 1: Thursday, May 13th, 9 AM  

Session 2: Thursday, May 20th, 9 AM 



9:00am-9:15am, Check In 

9:15am-9:45am,  Presentation

9:45am-10:45am, School Tour

10:45am-11:30am, Admissions Services

Upper School Open Day

Date & Time

Thursday, May 27th, 12 PM


12:00pm-12:15pm, Check In

12:15pm-12:45pm,  Presentation

12:45pm-13:15pm, School Tour

13:15pm-14:00pm, Admissions Services 

During the Open Day, you will have the opportunity to meet our educators and our staff, they will be glad to guide you through our beautiful and modern campus, they will tell you anything you need to know about our school life, academics, and our activities.

After a successful application, our admissions team will contact you soon. Please feel free to contact us if you have any other questions.


Tel:(021) 6268 9773 / (021) 6268 3121 /(021) 6268 2074-138(한국어 상담 For Korean Family)

About Us

Hong Qiao International School was established in 1997. We officially became an approved International Baccalaureate (IB) school in 2012. IB education standards are now well-respected around the world.   We are particularly proud that Hong Qiao International school was one of the first IB schools to be established in China.

Over our 23 years, Hong Qiao International School, the oldest international school in Shanghai, has become a comprehensive school with a 15-grade level of academic excellence fully articulated including Kindergarten, Primary, Middle School, and High Schools all on the one campus.


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Academic Rigor 

HQIS provides the academic rigor that opens doors worldwide.

✔️For students from 18 months to 2 years of age, the school offers an Emergent Curriculum that builds social skills, large and small motor skills.

✔️For students from 3 to 12 years of age, we offer the IB-PYP Programmme.

✔️For middle school and high school students, we follow the Common Core standards taught through inquiry instruction combined with skill-based project-based learning.  We offer AP courses in high school. Currently, we offer AP Math, AP Chemistry, AP Physics and AP Biology., More AP courses will be available in the future.

HQIS is the official host school for international science competitions such as American Mathematics Competition AMC, Math Kangaroo, American Computer Science League ACSL, Physics Bowl. The school has a team of experienced mentors who led our students to the global stage and allowed them to get gold and silver medals.

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Competition Outcomes

# Biology 
G12 Vicky Cheung won national “Distinction” in Australian Science Olympiads-Biology, ASOB.

11 HQIS students were qualified for the finals of the 2021 American Computer Science League.

# Science 
Congratulations to our Envirothon high school team for successfully qualifying for the World Championship! Their mentor, Mr. Henry Woo, is a science teacher at HQIS, who graduated from Hong Kong University (one of the “Asian Ivy League” universities) with a master's degree in environmental science.

# AcademicsFive teams from HQIS qualified for the WSC 2021 China Finals. 

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In terms of academic advancement, the two first HQIS graduates have a splendid record, and they have received many offers from top universities around the world, including a Top 10 US university, NYU Shanghai, and Top 50 universities such as Penn State University, UC Irvine, Northeastern University, and Purdue University. Other offers include the University of Sydney, the second-best university in Australia, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. They also got offers from top-level liberal arts colleges like Lafayette College and Oberlin College. Furthermore, our Korean students passed the first round of interviews at Yonsei University, the third-best university in Korea, and they are currently waiting for the offer which will be released in June.


Signature Courses

This year, we integrated Singapore Math, coding, Project-based Learning (PBL), Genius Hour, and other Signature Courses into our curriculum. These courses will be introduced to parents by the school principal on the Open Day.

Read More:

 Math Champs! Singapore Math at HQIS

 Coding at HQIS

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