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St. Paul American Boarding School Shanghai

Address: 66 Guangxi N Rd, Huangpu, Shanghai, China

Description St. Paul American Boarding School Shanghai

Private boarding school Paul American School Shanghai gives children from all over the world a unique opportunity to combine the American quality of education with Chinese pedantry, dimensionality, learn the rich culture and history of the Celestial Empire. Here, children from all over the world from 16 to 18 years old study (High School program).

The school is a part of the international educational network NACEL: its main goal is to provide high-quality, prestigious education to students from all over the world, international student integration, opportunities for personal development and improvement. Children participating in NACEL educational programs get an opportunity to acquire valuable experience of life and learning in another country, to prepare comprehensively for studying at a foreign university or college, to absorb other cultures, national characteristics and traditions. All studying is conducted in English, Chinese can be intensively studied as an elective or a separate academic discipline.

St. Paul American School in Shanghai is located in the eastern part of the country, almost on the banks of the famous Yangtze River, one of the main Chinese symbols. Shanghai is a large educational, cultural, commercial and business center: students from Shanghai schools regularly demonstrate the highest level of academic preparation. The most demanded disciplines are exact and natural sciences, mathematics and IT.

Paul American School Shanghai adopted a uniform.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in St. Paul American Boarding School Shanghai

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from 26 000 $ / year

Education in the Shanghai school is conducted according to the unique STEM program - this is a real gift for those students who love exact sciences: STEM allows high school graduates to receive a double (American and Chinese) diploma. This expands the opportunities for further education in the university (you can choose American or Chinese universities), gives you the opportunity to learn Chinese and English, while learning about the new Chinese culture and history.

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics. Biology, physics and chemistry are necessarily studied, additional lessons on programming and computer science are provided. At the lessons of engineering sciences, students study engineering design - for this, separate laboratories are provided. There are advanced courses in:

  • Algebra;
  • Geometry and computation;
  • Statistics.

Accommodation, housing and food

Students Paul American School Shanghai live in cozy, comfortable residences, where they are provided with fully furnished rooms for 2-3 people. In general, free access is provided to bathrooms and toilets (they are located on each floor), washing and drying machines.

The meal is organized according to the principle of a full board, three times a day: the main menu includes oriental cuisine (Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese), and there are European traditional options.

Subjects, specialties, faculties and sport

Subjects list : art, biology, chemistry, computer programming, history, maths, music, physical Culture, physics, social sciencies,  Cultural studies
Events list: art, Athletics, Dramatic circle, Symphonic group

Events St. Paul American Boarding School Shanghai

In their free time (after school and on weekends) students can spend time on sports and active recreation: play tennis or beach volleyball, go roller-skating, go swimming or learn to play billiards and chess. Traditional Chinese arts are very popular:

  • Kung fu;
  • Calligraphy;
  • National painting;
  • Tea ceremonies;
  • Interesting master classes;
  • Various games and lectures.

Organized and interesting excursions to the most famous and interesting places of New and Old Shanghai: you can explore the historic houses and quarters, ancient streets, the building of Jin Mao and the Bolshoi Theater, visit remarkable museums or climb the observation platform of the Television Tower.

Equipment St. Paul American Boarding School Shanghai

Paul American School Shanghai for students prepares numerous audiences and lectures, a major Center for Scientific Creativity (it includes 6 chemical and 5 biochemical laboratories, a space astronomy office, a geographical class). There is a separate Arts Center, classes for humanities, several libraries and computer centers. There are studios for dancing and music, other arts (including traditional painting and calligraphy).

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Academic Year in Paul American School Shanghai lasts from September to June, divided into two semesters: the first lasts from late August to mid-January, the second - from mid-February to the end of June. In the interval between semesters, students are waiting for a vacation, at this time the school is closed, and students usually leave home. If you want to start your studies in late August-September, then the application must be submitted before April 15, if the anticipated start of the program in January - until October 30.

The indicated cost already includes:

  • Administrative fees
  • Studying a program
  • Accommodation on a full board basis (residence)
  • Uniforms
  • Travel expenses
  • Student visa fee
  • Medical insurance
  • Round-trip
  • 24-hour support and assistance, hotline 24/7
  • Supporting language program E-Learning.

The amount is not included and is paid separately:

  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Educational deposit
  • Transport and travel insurance (against flight delays, loss of luggage, etc.)
  • Visa fees and services
  • Medical examination (in the home country)
  • Educational books and materials, sporting events, vacations
  • Preparatory courses and trial tests TOEFL, SAT or HSK
  • Double accommodation 
  • Additional activities and excursions
  • Extended medical insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

The following documents must be prepared for the application:

  • Copy of the passport
  • Report card for the last 2 years (especially good marks in scientific subjects and English)
  • Letters from teachers
  • English test results (usually IELTS)
  • Medical reference
  • Motivation letter written by the student.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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