Xiamen International School is known for its family-like atmosphere where the school community forges strong ties. Through involvement of parents, community-wide events, and student interactions across grades and divisions, students, parents, faculty, and staff, alike, feel a part of warm and welcoming environment.

XIS Chinese New Year Community Celebration
XIS International Day Community
XIS Community Event

“What I like most about XIS is its small community and strong bond among students & between students and teachers.” 

–Grade 12 student

The XIS Difference

Why is XIS the international school of choice in Xiamen?

Over 80% of our faculty hold advanced degrees, and the average number of years of teaching experience is 12.

We are a diverse community with over 40 nationalities represented.

XIS develops independent, confident, and open-minded thinkers.

Our students attend reputable, well-known universities around the world. View our students’ university acceptances 2016-2020.

We are an IB World School, the only school in Xiamen offering all three of the prestigious and internationally recognized IB programs.

An average of 74% of XIS seniors earn a bilingual IB Diploma—the world average is 25%.

We have a warm community, family environment where every child is valued.

XIS students participate in international school regional athletics, arts, and cultural leagues and conferences: ACAMIS, SCISAC, and ISCMS.