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Chinese International School

Chinese International School

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Main Campus

1 Hau Yuen Path, Braemar Hill

Area(s)

Eastern

Type

International

District(s)

Hong Kong Island

Levels

Primary, Secondary

Year Founded

1983

About 

Chinese International School was founded in 1983 was the first school in Hong Kong to teach an international curriculum in English and Putonghua. With 1,500 students in total, the primary school adopts a dual language approach and its own curriculum. The secondary school, follows the IBMYP and IBDP where Putonghua is mainly taught as one among the subject areas, while also being foregrounded through the dual-language History programme (Years 7-9), the two-week China Experience Programme (Years 7-9) and the year-long Hangzhou CIS programme (Year 10). Beginners level Putonghua is also available in Year 7.

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Contact Details

25107288

Application Details

Application Period

By 1 October for Reception, By 28 February for Years 1-6, by mid September for Y7 (Top Schools' recommended deadline).

Cut off Date

31

of

Aug

When to Apply

Two years before intended entry
From Y7: One year before intended entry

N/A

Starting Age

4 years

Entry Level

Reception

Feeder Kindergarten

No details available

Tours / Visits

Attendance at an information session is mandatory for application to Reception, Year 7 and Year 8.
For other years, it is strongly recommended.

Additional Details

Mandatory Bus

No

Simplified Chinese Characters

No

Traditional Chinese Characters

Yes

Religious Affliation

None

Key Details

Curriculum

IBMYP, IBDP, Own

NA

Maximum Annual Tuition Fee (HK$)

266100

Language(s) of Instruction

English, Mandarin

Class Details

Grades Available 

Reception-Y13

Classes per grade

0

Total Number of Students

0

Max Class Size

0

School Hours

N/A

Whole/Extended Day Option

NA

Fee Details

Annual Tuition Fee 2020/21 (HK$)

Reception (half day): HK$ 167,700
Y1-Y6: HK$ 222,300
Y7-Y11: HK$ 262,500
Y12-Y13: HK$ 266,100

Application Fee (HK$)

2000

2000

Assessment Fee (HK$)

Other Fees (HK$)

Reservation fee: $7,500
HANGZHOU boarding fees for Y10

Upon acceptance payment of Personal Nomination Right or Annual Capital Levy plus the sum of $52,500 which will be credited to the first term tuition payment.

Debenture

Yes

Mandatory PNR: ($75,000 phased out from 2018)
Optional: CNR: $1M

Annual Capital Levy

Yes

28000

Financial Support

Yes

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