The SAS faculty and staff represent an international community of students, parents, teachers, counselors, psychologists, librarians, language specialists, and administrators. Our teachers alone represent more than 27 countries, with nearly two thirds from North America. Over 90 percent of the faculty are foreign nationals, and all of the teachers are certified, with nearly 60 percent holding advanced degrees, master's and twelve doctorates.
Welcome, and thank you for your interest in Shanghai American School (SAS)!
Whether your family currently lives in Shanghai or will be relocating to this exciting city, we understand the significance of finding the right educational fit for your child. Our Office of Admission is committed to assisting families with these transitions to ensure that the experience is as smooth and expeditious as possible.
At SAS, we pride ourselves on being:
Shanghai’s largest and most established international school with approximately 3,000 students from more than 45 countries
a well-respected school boasting excellence in academics, athletics and the arts with comprehensive programs in both IB and AP
a community dedicated to exposing students to a wide array of opportunities to build well-rounded global citizens.
If you have not yet visited our beautiful campuses, please consider attending one of our Coffee & Tour events or scheduling an individual tour . We would be pleased to meet you in person!