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.

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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?

15 November XIS Secondary Newspaper 2017 Issue One

“The Splash” Xiamen International School’s student led newspaper has produced its first issue for the 2017-18 school year. Click HERE  to see it in PDF form. There are also a few musical selections and a student created video about the upcoming 20th anniversary celebration. Click HERE to see it. We hope you enjoy!  

23 October BOARD MEETING SUMMARY REPORT

BOARD MEETING SUMMARY REPORT   The 1st Board Meeting of XIS SY2017-2018 was called to order at 9:00 a.m. on Sept 12, 2017.   At the meeting, the Board first expressed its warm welcome to the new parent board member, Mrs. Alison Rose.   Mr. David Brooker reported to the Board on our MAP 2017 Spring result. […]