NACIS Shanghai

Shanghai, China

Location: Shanghai, China
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 6 - 18 years

About NACIS Shanghai

NACIS Shanghai in Minhang, Shanghai, China, is a co-educational establishment catering for students aged 6-18 years. It follows the Shanghai National Curriculum, blended with other international teaching methods and philosophy, taught in Mandarin Chinese and English.

The school, which opened in 2016, is both a day and boarding school with the latter facility offering the capacity to host 180 students of varying ages.

Students attending NACIS will experience a multilingual environment where teaching of topics will be in both English and Chinese according to the content of their learning sessions. The school aims to expand its students’ horizons with a global perspective, choosing topics that will enable them to learn about the world around them, ensuring they benefit fully from their international experience.

Students transitioning from NACIS’s preparatory stage of learning into Grade 9 and 10, can take examinations in Mathematics, Science (biology, chemistry and physics), English language, Chinese and Humanities (geography, history, Global Perspectives or Business Studies). Optional subjects include modern foreign languages (Spanish and French), music, art and computer science.

Senior students from grade 10-12 benefit from independent study facilities to help stimulate both individual study and group work.


Ms. Scarlett Chen

Values and vision

NACIS aims to ensure that all students experience creative and challenging learning through inspirational teaching. It promises to nurture a sense of pride in both individual and collective achievements and to instill a culture of respect from all, for all.

Students are encouraged to strive for excellence and are supported through school to develop into knowledgeable, caring, compassionate and internationally-minded global citizens who can make the world a better place. The school urges students to “stretch themselves that little bit further, to be relentlessly optimistic, to be the best that they can be.”


Nord Anglia Education is the world's leading premium schools organization, with campuses located across 29 countries in North America, Europe, China, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Together, our 66 schools educate more than 64,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary school. We are driven by one unifying philosophy: we are ambitious for our schools, students, teachers and staff, and we inspire every child who attends a Nord Anglia Education school to achieve more than they ever imagined possible.

Every parent wants their child to excel — so do we. Nord Anglia Education schools deliver high quality, transformational education and ensure excellent academic outcomes by going beyond traditional learning. Our global scale enables us to recruit and retain world-leading teachers and to offer unforgettable experiences through global and regional events, while our engaging learning environments ensure all of our students’ love coming to school.

Nord Anglia Education was founded in 1972 in the United Kingdom. The name Nord Anglia was chosen because of the company’s beginnings in the north of England. We initially offered learning services such as English as a foreign language classes and grew during the 1980s by opening full-scale nurseries and kindergartens. In 1992, we opened our first international school, the British School of Warsaw. In the 2000s, Nord Anglia Education began a strategic focus on premium international schools, with rapid growth in Asia, the Americas, China and across Europe and the Middle East. A truly international organisation, NAE now operates premium international schools worldwide. In July 2019, Nord Anglia Education has relocated its headquarters from Hong Kong to London, enabling even stronger growth in the future.

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Address: 1399 Jin Hui Road, Shanghai, China
Telephone: +86 1 2403 8800


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