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Best High School in Shanghai

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    December 3, 2019 9:10 PM EST
    Best High School in Shanghai

    Shanghai Shixi High School or Shanghai Shixi Middle School, founded in 1870, is a public high school located in the Jing'an District of Shanghai, China.high school Shanghai
    Shanghai Shixi High School was one of the first experimental model high schools certified by the Shanghai Municipality authorities. Founded in 1870, the school changed its name to "Shixi High School" in 1946. In 1953 it was nominated as one of the first key schools in Shanghai.

    The incumbent principal of Shanghai Shixi High School, Mr.Dong Junwu, graduated from East China Normal University with a master degree in Mathematics. The school has a teaching team of 5 professional special grade teachers and 78 Middle special grade teachers. Its research groups, including Chinese, Mathematics, English and Physics, have enjoyed high reputation in Jing'an District. It is also honored as the "Municipal Experimental School on Biology and Life Science Courses".

    As a partly boarding school, Shanghai Shixi High School enrolls outstanding junior school students and some students of music or sports talent for their further growth and development. Meanwhile, Shixi Middle School actively participates in some international academic research programs such as "Project Healthy Youth" organized by UNESCO. It has also established relationships with schools in Germany, UK, Australia, Japan and Hong Kong, etc.

    Partner schools include Dartford Grammar School (England) and St. Peters College (Australia) and Verde Valley School (Sedona, Arizona, USA).

    In February 2005, eight Chinese students and two staff from the school visited England for 11 days and spent the majority of their time at St. Mary's Catholic High School, Menston.[1] Since 2009 they have also partaken in exchange programs with St Peters College.

    In recent years significant achievements by the students from Shanghai Shixi High School have been witnessed in the national university entrance examination. Students have won more than 100 medals in various kinds of municipal, national and international competitions. Prestigious graduates of Shanghai Shixi High School were admitted to world-famous universities; namely, Tsinghua University, Peking University, Fudan University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Cambridge University, Johns Hopkins University, Rice University, Cornell University, Washington University in St. Louis, University of Notre Dame, UC Berkeley, NYU, University of Melbourne and Waseda University.