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Imagine a School Like No Other.

Nanjing International School is a leading IB World school. Founded in 1992, we are the oldest international school in Nanjing and the first IB Continuum School in China. We offer an innovative IB Pre-K to 12 curriculum that puts students at the centre of their learning.

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Our Mission

Our Mission

We are an Inclusive Learning Community Inspiring International Mindedness Personal Excellence Creative Thinking

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Our Strategy

Our Strategy

Student Voice &Student Choice

We empower our students by involving them in decisions about teaching and learning.

Burst THE Bubble

We equip our learners with the skills that allow them to connect and thrive outside their comfort zone.

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Why Learn at NIS?

Imagine a School that is Truly Inclusive.

We believe that opportunities should exist for all our learners to grow and achieve. All students have the right to realise their full potential. This belief embodies our school’s Mission and helps drive our ongoing Strategy.

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Our Students have a Voice and a Choice in their Own Learning.

What do you love about NIS?


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What do you like about our teachers?


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What do you like about our community?


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Do students have a voice and a choice?


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Imagine a School with a World-class Campus.

Exterior traditional Chinese themes connect us with our host country, while modern interiors reflect classroom designs that optimise inquiry-based learning. As the only non-profit international school in Nanjing, we enjoy the facilities of a school twice our size.

Innovative Learning Spaces

Our student-centric environments prioritise safety, comfort, and meaningful choices. Learning spaces optimise creative thinking, encouraging students to decide how and where they learn most effectively.

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Purpose-Built Campus

Our campus features our multi-award-winning Early Years Centre, as well as Design and community spaces. It optimises safety, technology, sustainability and inclusivity, enhancing the educational experience for all.

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Athletics Facilities

From our FIFA-approved full-length football field and track to our 2 gyms and heated swimming pools, NIS provides student-athletes with amazing facilities.

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Home of the Arts

The Arts at NIS are supported by our 540-seat multipurpose theatre, Early Years theatre, Black Box Studio, specialised classrooms, and recording studios.

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Why Not Visit Us and See for Yourself?

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Imagine a School Where Students can Explore their Passions.

10 sports. 150 different activities to choose from. Pre-K to 12 Swimming programme. Dozens of student clubs and service opportunities. The Arts for all ages. To create balanced lifestyles, our inclusive Activities Programme provides opportunities for all our students to participate in a range of activities that help them discover, develop, and pursue their passions. 


Imagine a School Where Graduates Learn at Their Choice of Top Universities.

NIS graduating classes are accepted to top universities around the world each year.

Our team of professional counsellors  provide personalised support to find the best-fit university or next step for each individual, suited to their goals.