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?

25 August Technology Help Desk

Dear XIS Parents, During this year’s Open House Day, we would like to offer the services of our technology team to help you with any and all, ICT related items. These items may include: Ensuring you have access to Managebac, our school’s report card and student information system. Updating your phone number and or email address […]

18 August Aug/Sep Secondary Parent Workshops (In room 225)

August 22  2:30 – 3:00 “University Applications (Year 12 Focus)” with Pat Daly 3:00 – 3:30 “Extended Essay (Year 11 and 12 Focus)” with Tamara Studniski   August 29 2:30 – 3:00 “Cybersafety and Online Bullying (All ages)” with Pat Daly 3:00 – 3:30 “Assessment in MYP” with Sara Bullock   September 12 2:30 – 3:00 “Young People and Illicit/Controlled Substances (All […]