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Who We Are

Welcome to Nanjing International School. We invite you to experience our inclusive learning community both online and in person.

Founded in 1992, we are Nanjing's oldest international school and the first IB Continuum School in China. Our student-centred Pre-K to 12 International Baccalaureate curriculum sets us apart as a leading IB World School. We are proud to be the only independent, fully accredited non-profit international school in the city, as well as the largest and most diverse in Nanjing. We live our Mission through the lens of our award-winning School Strategy.

On behalf of the NIS community, welcome to our school.  All that we do is driven by our inspiring mission. The four pillars of inclusion, international-mindedness,  personal excellence, and creative thinking are the foundations for learning at NIS.

This is my 14th year as a member of this wonderful inclusive learning community.

Laurie Mclellan
School Director

We Are Nanjing International School.

Learn more about what makes us NIS with a look inside our school.

Mission, Strategy & History

NIS has been inspiring learners for over 30 years. 

We want to live our Mission. To make it a reality for more of our students, NIS does everything through the lens of our innovative, award-winning school Strategy.

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Inclusion in our school celebrates the talents and diversity of students and acknowledges every child should be empowered and successful in their learning.

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Learning at NIS

NIS is an IB World School and an IB Continuum School.

From our personalised inquiry-based approach in Primary School to knowledge mastery in our Secondary School, we provide an innovative, student-centred international education.

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Community is at the heart of who we are. NIS is home to a uniquely warm and truly diverse international community of parents, students, and staff from over 30 nationalities.

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