Shenzhen American International School (SAIS)
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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.

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2 Reviews of Shenzhen American International School (SAIS)

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Overall 1.00
Facilities 1.50
Academics 3.00
Teachers 1.50
Sports 1.00
Music & Arts 2.50
Science & Tech 2.50

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American (1) Chinese (1)

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Darin, 12/06/2023 @ 21:59:40
Relationship   Parent

Music & Arts

They have less than 100 students after 16 years of operation. My children hated it. Most teachers are not American. No library or IT room.

Anon, 05/06/2023 @ 13:01:39
Relationship   Ex Pupil

Music & Arts

I am a student who attended this school, the majority of the good and qualified teachers are being fired or are quitting (high turnover rate) while the unqualified ones are being kept there out of bias. Although Mr Abbott (although unfortunetly leaving next year) is a good principal, the CEO of the school and a few of the others in charge who unfortunetly have undeserved power are stupid and don't know how to run a school properly and only care about money. During my school year, I basically wasted my time and barely learned anything, I was only able to actually learn in 3 out of 7 classes. Although there are a few students who are smart and academically successful, there are a lot others who are failures who cause major disturbances in class (ex: making innapropriate comments, being extremely disrespectful to teachers) and only stay here because other schools won't accept them (CEO of the school knows that they're wealthy so he keeps them there). Although the students are often average and nice (Haven't heard of any bullying cases either). There is so much more wrong with the school but that is the basic overview of their problems.

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