About Shenzhen American International School (SAIS)
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 provides educational services to children beginning in preschool through twelfth grade, using American standards. SAIS uses a unique Rigorous Project-Based Learning approach to supplement high-quality academic instruction with critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication. Students are engaged in real-world work when they do a project. They apply their learning to a real problem, they create models and presentations, and they communicate their learning to the public.
SAIS is recognized all over the world as a leader in project-based learning and maker education, and SAIS faculty are in constant demand as speakers, presenters, and professional developers.
SAIS is located on the west side of SiHai Park, adjacent to the Shekou Youth Center and across from the Shekou Sports Center. The park is a 13.5 hectares learning lab for the study of flora, fauna, climate, air and water quality, as well as micro environments. SAIS student have access to both the Shekou Youth Center facilities and the athletic areas at Shekou Sports Center.