Xiamen International School (XIS) was established in August 1997 and is located on the beautiful southern coast of China, in the Fujian Province. XIS was the first international school in the Fujian to be authorized by the Ministry of Education to serve the expatriate community. XIS employs talented and experienced professionals from around the world including the United States, Canada, Australia, Great Britain, The Netherlands, Mexico, Columbia, and China. Our programs support students from twenty-nine different countries and regions to offer a truly multicultural community.
XIS is a fully authorized IB World School, offering the Primary Years (Grades PK-5), Middle Years (Grades 6-10) and Diploma (Grades 11-12). XIS is pleased to have had high school graduates attend some of the top universities around the world. The school has been continually accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). XIS joins over 4000 schools and institutions accredited by WASC, including Stanford University, the University of California, and the University of Southern California.
Our students are encouraged to become, globally connected, empathetic, quality-minded individuals who maintain high levels of academic achievement. Students also develop an appreciation for cultural understanding, fine arts, humanities, community service, and physical endeavors.
The school grounds offer a complex that is over 30,000 square meters in size and includes a gymnasium, a soccer field, a running track, three basketball courts, and an indoor swimming pool. The facility also includes a library, science labs, IT labs and a large cafeteria that can accommodate all students and staff.