“At XIS, we provide opportunities for children to be successful and excel, both academically and socially.”
-Julia Su, Admissions Coordinator
Thank you for considering Xiamen International School (XIS) as your international school of choice in Xiamen, China. XIS is an independent, co-educational day school offering an English language pre-kindergarten to grade 12 university preparatory international curriculum for expatriate children and children from Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan.
At XIS, we help children realize their potential and provide opportunities for them to be successful and excel, both academically and socially. Our supportive, diverse community means that every child is cared for in a kind and nurturing environment.
XIS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment. We do not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational, admissions or employment policies.
Applications for the current year are accepted up until end of April of that school year. Applications for the coming school year open in December of each year.
If you have not done so already, please review our website for a full understanding of XIS and our mission.
If you have questions about our school, programs, or applying, please use our Inquiry Form as well as for any initial communication.
We look forward to meeting you.
Ms. Julia Su
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 11.
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.
XIS is accredited by WASC (for 20 years) and authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization (15 years).
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.
We are the longest established international school in Xiamen, delivering a world-class education for 25 years.