About Shanghai High School International Division (SHSID)
Shanghai High School International Division (SHSID) was founded in 1993 and became an International Baccalaureate (IB) world school in 1995. In 2003, Shanghai High School became the only United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) associated school in Shanghai.
SHSID is authorized by the College Board to administer AP, SAT and PSAT exams and is an authorized TOEFL exam center. SHSID is approved to be a test center by Cambridge International Examinations and is also authorized by the ACT Inc. as an ACT exam center. In 2017, SHSID became the University of Cambridge China Screening Center. SHSID has been awarded accreditation by AdvancED. At present, approximately 2,800 students from over 60 countries and regions are enrolled in the Puxi and Pudong Campuses of the International Division. SHSID offers several curricula: the American-based curriculum, the IB Diploma program and AP courses.
SHSID provides students an individualized learning experience with a personal timetable and highly-selective courses. SHSID offers approximately 600 compulsory and optional courses for students in Grade 1 to 12 in the American-based curriculum. The school has also set up different levels for each course, such as standard level and honors levels for each course, to meet the academic requirements of different students.