About XIS

Xiamen International School was established in August, 1997 and was the first international school in Fujian Province to be authorized by the Ministry of Education to accept expatriate students.

Learning at XIS

The faculty and staff of Xiamen International School are committed to developing young people into self-directed learners, effective communicators, creative and analytical problem solvers and globally minded citizens.

Beyond the Classroom

We believe that a balance of academics and other experiences is integral to a child's development. We offer a variety of programs for students to explore their creativity, improve their health and expand their horizons.

Careers at XIS

A career at Xiamen International School is a rewarding experience. Our staff enjoy working with dedicated students, professional development opportunities and living in a unique city.

Welcome 欢迎

Background and Mission

At XIS our mission is to inspire and develop confident, knowledgeable students who enjoy lifelong learning, demonstrate global awareness, and contribute compassionately to the world around them.

Xiamen International School (XIS) was established in August 1997 and is located on the southern coast of China in the Fujian Province. XIS was the first international school in Fujian to be authorized by the Ministry of Education to accept expatriate students. It is rapidly joining the ranks of the world’s finest schools by adhering to international school standards and by employing credentialed, passionate and experienced educators from around the world, including the United States, Columbia, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, Spain and China.

The school offers the three International Baccalaureate Programmes (PYP, MYP and DP) across the years PreK-12 to students from twenty-nine different countries and regions including the United States, Taiwan, Korea, Australia, England, Germany, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Brazil and Japan. XIS is pleased to have had high school graduating classes since 2001.

What's happening at XIS?

21 November Christmas concert 圣诞音乐会

               It is my pleasure to invite you and your family to the Music Department’s 2016 Whole School Winter concert, which is due to take place in the school canteen, from 2.00pm – 3.20pm on Thursday 8th December. The concert will feature whole class and small selected groups from Grade […]

08 November XIS Participates in MUNOX img_8327-2

       Eleven dedicated students represented XIS during the weekend of Friday 28 October – Sunday 30 October at the Manila Xiamen International School Model United Nations (MUNOX) conference held at the Marco Polo Hotel.       The students, ranging from Grades 6 – 11, discussed and debated a range of current topics in […]

04 November MUN Students Invited to Lead at Prestigious Beijing Conference Chair positions at BEIMUN

Hello, Recently three of our students applied for Chair positions at BEIMUN – one of the largest and prestigious Model United Nations simulations in Asia, held at the International School of Beijing every year.  1500 students attend from about 80 schools around the world. This year, ISB had about 30 Chair positions for external applicants.  Chairs of […]