Shenzhen American International School (SAIS) is an AdvancED accredited school which was established upon the approval of both the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China and the Department of Education of Guangdong Province in May, 2005. SAIS provides quality education services to foreign nationals as well as students from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
SAIS is the first and foremost Project-Based Learning (PBL) school in Shenzhen serving grades pre-K to 9, with further grades opening in 2020. We teach an American curriculum, following the Common Core State Standards, the Next Generation Science Standards, the AERO Social Studies Standards, and American national standards in Music, Physical Education and Art. SAIS uses PBL and Maker education to deepen learning, as well as to develop creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking alongside traditional academics. Grade 9 offers Pre-Advanced Placement and Advanced Placement (AP) subjects. SAIS students have the opportunity to continue their education in America and they have a strong record of acceptance at private high schools in the United States.