Xi’an Liangjiatan International School (XLIS), formerly known as Xi’an Hi-Tech International School’s International Department (XHISID), was founded in 2004. It is the first IB World School authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization in the northwestern region of China. It is also a non-profit international school established by the Xi'an Municipal Government, and the Hi-Tech Zone Administrative Committee of Xi’an with the objective of serving the Shaanxi Free Trade Zone. Currently the school is comprised of approximately 700 students and faculty members hailing from over 32 countries around the world. All of XLIS’ faculty members are highly qualified, IB certified, and possess a high level of experience in international education. This establishment was design to provide outstanding international education on a large scale.
The school’s newly built campus is currently located at the heart of Xi'an’s International Community, between the iconic Qinling Mountain range and the historically relevant Fenghe River. It covers a land area of 103 acres. The campus was designed by Chinese, American and Italian architects in with the ultimate objective of creating a green and sustainable school that integrates technology, talent and innovation, in Xi'an’s High-tech Zone. It is meant to embody global unity, while solidifying China’s vision of harmoniously exchanging knowledge to enrich all human civilizations.
Xi’an Liangjiatan International School is committed to the professional development, implementation and sustainability of an effective international curriculum. It is the first IB world school in north-west China that is fully authorized to offer the PYP, MYP and DP curriculum It also serves as the first SAT and AP testing centre.